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If you are one of the millions of airline passengers who take to the air daily and have no idea how an airplane flies or how it is flown - but would like to find out - then How Airliners Fly is for you. It is written by an airline pilot who knows from first-hand experience those questions that are asked most frequently.$50.00ISBN: 9780253036674Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Indiana University Press - October 1st, 2018
Bon vivant, railroad historian, photographer, pioneering food critic, chronicler of New York's caf society, and noted newspaperman, Lucius Beebe (1902-1966) was an American original. In 1938, with the publication of High Iron: A Book of Trains, he transformed the world of railroad-subject photography forever by inventing the railroad picture book genre.$14.95ISBN: 9781782742173Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Amber Books - September 18th, 2018
For the car fanatic, this fascinating reference looks in detail at the 300 most celebrated US autos from 1914 to 2000.$18.95ISBN: 9781501732638Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Three Hills - October 15th, 2018
On December 18, 1867, the Buffalo and Erie Railroad's eastbound New York Express derailed as it approached the high truss bridge over Big Sister Creek, just east of the small settlement of Angola, New York, on the shores of Lake Erie. The last two cars of the express train were pitched completely off the tracks and plummeted into the creek bed below.$32.95ISBN: 9780750986007Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: The History Press - September 1st, 2018The White Star Line’s Celtic (1901), Cedric (1903), Baltic (1904) and Adriatic (1907), collectively known as the 'Big Four,' served for a combined 110 years. Together they carried around 1.5 million passengers on the Liverpool to New York and Southampton to New York routes during their time in service.$55.00ISBN: 9781851499151Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Acc Art Books - November 30th, 2018
- This beautifully illustrated book captures the history, the legends and the unique style of the most famous train on earth: The Orient Express - With never-before-seen archival material - With a preface by Sir Kenneth Branagh "The Orient Express, in the collective imagination, embodies the golden age of travel. The fabrics, the silverware, the woodwork; their evocative fragrance...$40.00ISBN: 9780760360712Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Motorbooks - November 20th, 2018The Harley-Davidson Story: Tales from the Archives is a fascinating, visually driven overview of the motor company's rich story, created in cooperation with the Harley-Davidson Museum.
The story of Harley-Davidson is a classic American tale of spirit, invention, and the right idea at the right time.$29.99ISBN: 9781627005081Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Kalmbach Books - August 17th, 2018
Historic North American Locomotives traces the historic development of North American locomotives from the early 1800s through today. Considered a photographic book with the look and feel of fine art, 100 locomotives are profiled using descriptive text and richly detailed and colored photographic imagery. A well-researched introduction provides the reader with a historical perspective.$24.95ISBN: 9781588346292Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Smithsonian Books - September 25th, 2018
The gripping true tale of a devastating plane crash, the investigation into its causes, and the race to prevent similar disasters in the future.$35.00ISBN: 9781781317471Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: White Lion Publishing - November 13th, 2018From the great cathedral-like railways stations of the steam age to obscure lines built through spectacular landscapes to open up countries before the advent of motorised road transport, this book is a celebration of our lost railway heritage and the lines that can no longer be travelled.$28.00ISBN: 9781610398657Availability: BackorderedPublished: PublicAffairs - November 20th, 2018The country's leading transport expert describes how the driverless vehicle revolution will transform highways, cities, workplaces and laws not just here, but across the globe.