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GREATER GENIUS? - A BIOGRAPHY OF MARC ISAMBARD BRUNEL WHICH START WITH 'V'
RailwaysStill officially a closed communist country, at least as far as citizens of the USA are concerned, Cuba has much to offer the serious connoisseur of working steam. During the comparatively short sugar season an incredible variety of vintage steam locomotives are pressed into daily service with ... From the series Vanishing World Steam
Keywords: cuba, communist, cuba, sugar, alco, baldwin, sugar, cane, magnet, smoke, spanish, gregorio, arlee, manalich, rubén, martinez, villena, boris, luis, santa, coloma, australia, cuba, libre, tiempo, luis, obdulio, marcelo, salado, ifrain, alfonso, simón, bolivar, orlando, gonzález, ramirez, cuba, america
RailwaysDVD-R Video (also available as VHS Cassette ). Our return visit to Cuba highlights many important mills not featured in part one. Faced with the collapse of the Soviet trading block, the US trade embargo and strained relations with Latin America, hard currency from any source is critical for Cuba. ... From the series Vanishing World Steam
Keywords: cuba, dvd-r, cuba, collapse, soviet, embargo, latin, america, cuba, sugar, tourism, sugar, crop, sugar, castro, anarchy, mayhem, capitalism, sugar, cuba, sugar, cuba, atthough, mill, rafael, freyre, cuba, sugar, augusto, cesar, sandino, pablo, torriente, brou, jose, comas, rabi, fraga, espartaco, primero, mayo, sanchez, pepito, ciro, venezuela, ecuador, noel, fernandez, rafael, freyre, cuba, america
AviationVASP, at some point Brazil's 2nd largest airline, operated in 1933 on domestic routes. It was instrumental in starting the Rio to Sao shuttle and later started international routes to North America, Africa, Asia and Europe. VASP ceased operations in 2005. In 1996 Just Planes released Flight in ...
Keywords: vasp, a300, md11, vasp, brazil, airline, shuttle, america, africa, asia, vasp, fc10, md11, paulo, york, cockpit
AviationThe book traces the development of the civil and commercial aviation on the island from the Hon. C.S.Rolls balloon flight across the Solent to the establishment in the early 1930'sof pioneering airlines that operated to the isle of Wight.
Keywords: vectis, balloon, solent, wight, newberry, portsmouth, southsea, wight, spartan, spartan, wight
RailwaysThe engineers were Scottish, the early steam locomotives were built in Warrington, Stoke-on-Trent and Glasgow, the gauge was 5' 3” as in Ireland, and the stations and infrastructure would have appeared perfectly at home on any railway of the period in Britain. Cowlairs-style inclines were ...
Keywords: paulo, scottish, warrington, stoke-on-trent, glasgow, ireland, cowlairs-style, conquer, brake, armstrong-whitworth, main-line, paulo, coffee, brazil, haulage, paul, catchpole, brazil, paulo, america
|VIA RAIL (Book) by Christopher C.N. Greenlaw|
RailwaysThe story of VIA Rail is one spiced with political intrigue, an element that has been fundamental to Canadian railroad history ever since the humble establishment of Canada's first railway on the shores of the Richelieu River in 1836. Canadian author and railfan Chris Greenlaw delves into the ...
Keywords: intrigue, canadian, railroad, humble, canada, richelieu, canadian, railfan, greenlaw, canada, crown, archival, hardware, icon, christopher, greenlaw, austere, millennium, america
MaritimeSir Leonard Redshaw (1911-1989) was one of the most innovative British shipbuilders of the twentieth century. A pioneer in Britain of welded submarine and ship construction, under his command, the Vickers Barrow shipyard launched the worldâ€™s first all-welded passenger liner; the first British ...
Keywords: shipbuilder, leonard, leonard, pioneer, submarine, barrow, shipyard, worldâ€™s, liner, liner, aluminium, superstructure, britainâ€™s, nuclear, submarine, nationâ€™s, polaris, submarine, tanker, destroyer, navyâ€™s, cruiser, vickersâ€™, offshore, subsea, maker, leonard, out-spoken, antagonist, ministry, barrow, nuclear, submarine, biography, shipbuilder, shipbuilder, barrow, shipbuilder, polaris, shipbuilder, shipbuilder, knight, duddon, leonard
RailwaysVictoria Station is the second in the Through Time series on London's famous railway termini. 115 million people pass through Victoria each year, making the station London's second busiest after Waterloo. The station is not one, but actually two halves, one built for the London, Brighton & South ...
Keywords: victoria, victoria, termini, victoria, waterloo, brighton, chatham, dover, stationmaster, platform, lbscr, girder, roof, lcdr, canopy, roof, victoria, gateway, victoria, christopher
OtherBehind the familiar concept of Victorian Britain as the workshop of the world lies a complex story of invention, achievement and unfailing optimism. L.T.C. Rolt, author of distinguished biographies of Brunel, the Stephensons and Telford, has produced a lively and wide ranging survey of the ...
Keywords: victorian, victorian, workshop, optimism, rolt, brunel, telford, victoria, britannia, menai, palace, severn, tunnel, sewage, rolt, nerve, failure, rolt, smoke, farmer, workshop, noon, hyde, steel
RailwaysThe railway was the archetypal creation of the Victorian age. It affected the whole social and intellectual fabric of Britain, figured in the literature of the age, inspired artists, transformed communications and expanded the horizons of ordinary folk. This absorbing book looks at every aspect ...
Keywords: victorian, archetypal, folk, jack, taught, leicester, emeritus, usage, vandalism, literacy, tourism
RailwaysThe Austrian capital can be proud of having one of Europe's best public transport systems. Besides the ever-growing U-Bahn network the city boasts one of the world's most extensive tramway networks, which operates a very dense timetable. The system is complemented by the Badner Bahn and the S-Bahn, ...
Keywords: vienna, u-bahn, wien, u-bahn, urban, vienna, u-bahn, tramway, badner, bahn, s-bahn, vienna, tramway, austria, linz, graz, innsbruck, gmunden, tramway, linz, tunnel, vienna, u-bahn, stadtbahn, leopoldau, metro, tram, tram, badner, bahn, s-bahn, schwandl, christoph, groneck, paul, lohkemper, u-bahn, einführung, linie, linie, linie, linie, linie, strabenbahn, tram, u-strab, badner, bahn, wiener, lokalbahn, s-bahn, schnellbahn, suburban, linz, bücher, stationsverzeichnis, netzplan, rhein-ruhr-gebiet, rhine-ruhr, germany
RailwaysThis formative period of diesel locomotive evolution is examined with the help of more than 250 modern and period photos depicting passenger, freight, and switching locomotives. Author Brian Solomon covers every prominent manufacturer of the period—including Electro-Motive, Alco, Baldwin, and GE—as ...
Keywords: solomon, manufacturer, alco, baldwin, ge—as, soloman, alco, baldwin, fairbanks-morse, america
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