The Life and Work of Tom ColemanAuthor: Hillier-Graves, TimCode: 52098Price:AU $79.99Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:20/09/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2018
In 1958 one of Britain`s greatest locomotive designers died without public fanfare or recognition, mourned only by his family. Yet William Stanier, arguably one of our greatest engineers and his leader, said of him that without his Chief Draughtsman all he achieved with the LMS would not have been possible. How could such a man slip from our ......
Black Five LocomotivesAuthor: Langston, KeithCode: 52097Price:AU $65.99Format: Hardback / 208 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/09/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: September 2018
It is possible that in the history of British steam locomotives no class of engine was ever more universally popular than the Stanier 5MT 4-6-0 class, which were generally referred to as Black Fives. This informative book includes numerous images of the class at work, many of which are published for the first time.
Author: Morrison, TomCode: 47939Price:AU $155.57Format: Hardback / 277 pages Publisher: MCFARLAND & CO INC Published date:17/08/2018Availability:Future Publication. Pre-order now. Due date: August 2018
Between 1900 and 1950, Americans built the most powerful steam locomotives of all time - enormous engines that powered a industry of colossal scale and intensity. They were deceptively simple machines yet even as the technology was being perfected it was becoming obscure. Despite immense and sustained effort, they remained grossly inefficient in ......
A Celebration of the World's RailwaysAuthor: Hamilton, RayCode: 51852Price:AU $19.98Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: SUMMERSDALE PUBLISHERS Published date:22/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
More than just a means of transport, trains connect communities, evoke memories and promise adventures galore. This fact-packed miscellany tracks their development from the earliest locomotives to today's superfast trains, stopping off along the way to explore great railway journeys, iconic stations and memorable depictions in the arts.
Tokyo's Commuter Train NetworkAuthor: Fisch, MichaelCode: 51736Price:AU $40.88Format: Paperback / 320 pages Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS Published date:19/06/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A technological analysis of the incredible complexity of the Tokyo subway system.
Southern Railway, Great Western Railway and British Railways - Steam LocAuthor: Langston, KeithCode: 48795Price:AU $52.88Format: HardbackPublisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:18/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
In Great Britain there existed a practice of naming steam locomotives. The names chosen covered many and varied subjects, however a large number of those represented direct links with military personnel, regiments, squadrons, naval vessels, aircraft, battles and associated historic events. For example, all but one member of the famous Royal ......
Author: Garratt, ColinCode: 51077Price:AU $44.95Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: LORENZ BOOKS Published date:15/05/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
From the early years of steam power to todays awe-inspiring high-speed passenger trains, this book spans nearly two centuries of locomotive history. It covers the first designs of the 1830s, early North American freight trains, the golden age of railways from 1900-1950, the crossover from steam power to diesel and electric, and how the ......
A Railway Modelling CompanionAuthor: Geary, JeffCode: 51544Price:AU $45.83Format: Hardback / 160 pages Publisher: IAN ALLAN PUBLISHING Published date:01/04/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A 'hands-on' guide to the cutting edge technology of 3D printing and laser cutting for railway modellers
Photography of A. Aubrey BodineAuthor: Bodine, JenniferCode: 51099Price:AU $29.99Format: Hardback / 128 pages Publisher: SCHIFFER PUBLISHING Published date:30/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
A. Aubrey Bodine, newspaper photographer, pictorialist, modernist, and documentarian, was a Baltimore Sun feature photographer from 1924-1970. This book is his archive of train photographs chronicling mid-twentieth-century rail transportation and the people working on the railroad. Bodines images of steam and diesel locomotives document an era ......
Seven Decades Behind the LensAuthor: Boocock, ColinCode: 51586Price:AU $61.11Format: Hardback / 255 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:26/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
High quality colour and black & white Illustrations with notes on railway photography method and camera hints
1945-1970 Photo ArchiveAuthor: Olsen, ByronCode: 49296Price:AU $54.92Format: PaperbackPublisher: ENTHUSIAST BOOKS Published date:06/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
This new edition of Great Northern Railway includes the best images from the previous two-volume set originally published in 1998, and have been improved vastly over that version.The photographs in this collection were taken during the years following WW ll until the Great Northern became part of the new Burlington Northern in 1970. While the ......
Author: O'Neill, ReissCode: 51354Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 274 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:05/03/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good quality colour pictures with interesting and useful historic information
Author: Kerr, FredCode: 51101Price:AU $49.95Format: Hardback / 144 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:19/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
When British Railways (BR) initiated its Modernisation Plan in 1954 it had little experience of diesel locomotives thus initiated a Pilot Scheme to trial combinations of the three elements comprised within a locomotive the engine, transmission and body. The initial orders for 174 locomotives were placed in November 1955, but even before the ......
Author: Green, OliverCode: 50383Price:AU $14.99Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:12/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Trams have had a rollercoaster history over the last 150 years. First introduced to the UK in the 1860s by a colourful American businessman, they became increasingly popular and successful in British towns and cities because they were so cheap to use. For the first time the working classes could afford to ride to work instead of walking. By the ......
A Life in Railroad PhotographyAuthor: Lothes, ScottCode: 50889Price:AU $72.37Format: Hardback / 240 pages Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:05/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
From the late 1940s on, Wallace W. Abbey masterfully combined journalistic and artistic vision to transform everyday moments in transportation into magical photographs. Abbey, a photographer, journalist, historian, and railroad industry executive, helped people from many different backgrounds understand and appreciate what was often taken for ......
The Rise and Fall of the SleeperAuthor: Martin, AndrewCode: 51223Price:AU $19.95Format: Paperback / 256 pages Publisher: PITSTOP Published date:01/02/2018Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Night trains have long fascinated us with the possibilities of their private sleeping compartments, gilded dining cars, champagne bars and wealthy travellers. Authors from Agatha Christie to Graham Greene have used night trains to tell tales of romance, intrigue and decadence against a rolling background of dramatic landscapes. The reality ......
Author: Springirth, Kenneth C.Code: 51135Price:AU $39.99Format: Paperback / 128 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:16/12/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
Cincinnati's first line was the conversion of the Mt Adams & Eden Park Inclined Railway Company cable car line to electric operation in 1888 which became part of the Cincinnati Street Railway Co. This book documents that era, including the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar line which opened in 2016, linking with the Over the Rhine neighborhood.
Author: Conn, HenryCode: 49339Price:AU $16.92Format: Paperback / 64 pages Publisher: SILVER LINK PUBLISHING LTD Published date:29/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The aim of this series is to appeal to readers of all ages, perhaps for different reasons... In this volume: We travel back to the year 1963
Author: Insight GuidesCode: 50829Price:AU $55.00Format: Paperback / 216 pages Publisher: FONTHILL Published date:21/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The period 1939-1959 was a crucial one in the history of the East Coast Main Line stretching from London King's Cross to Edinburgh Waverley. The book takes a snapshot of the line in the 1930s then pays meticulous attention to the impact of the Second World War and the creation of British Railways following nationalisation in 1948.
A Collector's GuideAuthor: Piltz, HowardCode: 50944Price:AU $24.64Format: Hardback / 64 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:15/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
A Pictorial Journey Through TimeAuthor: Scott-Morgan, JohnCode: 50942Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 120 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:13/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Southern Gallery 1923 1947 is the first volume in a new series of picture books, designed to be of interest to railway historians and modellers. The series subjects are themed to include an interesting mixture of useful historic illustrations, depicting locomotives, rolling stock and infrastructure. Southern Gallery 1923 1947 covers the history ......
Author: Cable, DavidCode: 50943Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 256 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:08/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Good Quality Colour Pictures with good Detailed information for Modellers
Atlas of Early RailroadsAuthor: Hayes, DerekCode: 49570Price:AU $44.95Format: Paperback / 272 pages Publisher: FIREFLY BOOKS LTD Published date:03/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
A highly illustrated volume tracing the emergence of modern railways. Praise for the author's previous title, America Discovered -Hayes offers more than just the state's emergent political boundaries and geological elevations. He presents a fascinating, map-based chronicle of the region's legendary gold rush, the gradual domination of its ......
British Track Since 1804Author: Dow, AndrewCode: 50946Price:AU $47.41Format: Paperback / 459 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
The most comprehensive history of the track used by railways of all gauges, tramways and cliff railways in Great Britain.
Early Steam Locomotive Development 1801 - 1851Author: Burton, AnthonyCode: 50941Price:AU $47.41Format: Hardback / 192 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched same business day from Sydney, Australia
The history and design of steam Locomotives, during the first fifty years of their development is a much under researched subject.
A Pictorial GuideAuthor: Cable, DavidCode: 50945Price:AU $56.90Format: Hardback / 253 pages Publisher: PEN & SWORD BOOKS LTD Published date:01/11/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Variety of liveries & Interesting historical information
An Entertaining History of America's Most Celebrated Train RouteAuthor: Kelly, JohnCode: 48400Price:AU $58.06Format: PaperbackPublisher: ENTHUSIAST BOOKS Published date:26/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
America's most talked-about train, the California Zephyr was inaugurated March 20, 1949, book-ended by the world-class skylines of Chicago and San Francisco. Operated in partnership over three railroads; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy, Denver & Rio Grande, and Western Pacific, the train was designed in Art Deco style and built of Shotwelded ......
Art, Empire, and InfrastructureAuthor: Christensen, Peter HoldtCode: 49587Price:AU $95.33Format: Hardback / 204 pages Publisher: YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS Published date:24/10/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched from USA 1-2 business days
The complex political and cultural relationship between the German state and the Ottoman Empire is explored through the lens of the Ottoman Railway network, its architecture, and material culture.
Author: Jenkins, SimonCode: 51739Price:AU $49.99Format: Hardback / 336 pages Publisher: VIKING Published date:28/09/2017Availability:Available. Usually dispatched 1-3 business days
The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller The perfect new gift from the bestselling author of Britain's 1000 Best Churches It is the scene for our hopeful beginnings and our intended ends, and the timeless experiences of coming and going, meeting, greeting and parting. It is an institution with its own rituals and priests, and a long-neglected aspect ......