Transportation Books

Insane Mode: How Elon Musk's Tesla Sparked an Electric Revolution to End the Age of Oil Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101985953
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Published: Dutton - November 27th, 2018

A USA Today New and Noteworthy Title

“You’ll tell me if it ever starts getting genuinely insane, right?”

--Elon Musk, TED interview

How Airliners Fly: A Passenger's Guide - Third Edition Cover Image
ISBN: 9781785004858
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Published: The Crowood Press UK - January 22nd, 2019

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.

The Railroad Photography of Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg (Railroads Past and Present) Cover Image
By Tony Reevy, Jim Shaughnessy (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9780253036674
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Published: 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.

American Classic Cars: 300 Classic Marques from 1914-2000 (Mini Encyclopedia) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781782742173
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Published: 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.

The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501732638
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Published: 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.

The 'Big Four' of the White Star Fleet: Celtic, Cedric, Baltic & Adriatic Cover Image
ISBN: 9780750986007
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Published: The History Press - September 1st, 2018

The 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.

Orient Express: The Story of a Legend Cover Image
By Guillaume Picon (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Benjamin Chelly (Photographer), Kenneth Branagh (Preface by)
ISBN: 9781851499151
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Published: 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...

The Harley-Davidson Story: Tales from the Archives Cover Image
ISBN: 9780760360712
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Published: Motorbooks - November 20th, 2018

The 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.

Historic North American Locomotives: An Illustrated Journey Cover Image
ISBN: 9781627005081
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Published: 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.

Last Days of the Concorde: The Crash of Flight 4590 and the End of Supersonic Passenger Travel (Air Disasters #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781588346292
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Published: 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.

Lost Railway Journeys from Around the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781781317471
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Published: White Lion Publishing - November 13th, 2018

From 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.

No One at the Wheel: Driverless Cars and the Road of the Future Cover Image
ISBN: 9781610398657
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Published: PublicAffairs - November 20th, 2018

The 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.

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