Transportation Books

Are We There Yet?: The American Automobile Past, Present, and Driverless Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393292749
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 11th, 2019

Robot-controlled cars have already logged millions of miles. These technological marvels promise cleaner air, smoother traffic, and tens of thousands of lives saved. But even if robots turn into responsible drivers, are we ready to be a nation of passengers?


2020 Collector Car Price Guide Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781440249037
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Published: Krause Publications - July 2nd, 2019

Car values fluctuate wildly, never more so than in our current economic environment. Pricing information is a must for collectors, restorers, buyers, sellers, insurance agents and a myriad of others who rely on reliable authoritative data.


Corvettes: Images & Stories about America's Great Sports Car Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781682033388
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Published: Amherst Media - July 15th, 2019

Whether you have owned one or just wished you did, Corvettes evoke glamour, elegance, speed, a little danger, and a sense of American pride. In this book, Harvey Goldstein pairs decades-spanning photos of these classic sportscars with great stories from Corvette owners.


The Little Black Book of Motorcycle Wisdom (Little Red Books) Cover Image
By Malcolm Nelson (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781510740587
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Published: Skyhorse - August 6th, 2019

There’s no getting around the allure of motorcycles. Since 1885, when Gottlieb Daimler mounted a gas-powered engine on a wooden bicycle, riders of all ages have been drawn to the exhilaration and terror of motoring in the open air on two wheels. Motorcycles have become ingrained in our culture. To some, they are the ultimate expression of freedom.


Two Wheels South: A Motocycle Adventure from Brooklyn to Ushuaia Cover Image
By Gestalten (Editor), Matias Corea (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9783899559767
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Published: Gestalten - June 25th, 2019

The Wreck of the Portland: A Doomed Ship, a Violent Storm, and New England's Worst Maritime Disaster Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781493039784
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Published: Lyons Press - July 2019

The SS Portland was a solid and luxurious ship, and its loss in 1898 in a violent storm with some 200 people aboard was later remembered as "New England's Titanic." The Portland was one of New England's largest and most luxurious paddle steamers, and after nine years' solid performance, she had earned a reputation as a safe and dependable vessel.


Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062688736
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 4th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • At the end of World War II, a band of aces gathered in the Mojave Desert on a Top Secret quest to break the sound barrier–nicknamed "The Demon" by pilots. The true story of what happened in those skies has never been told. 

Speed. In 1947, it represented the difference between victory and annihilation.


How to Land a Plane Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781615195466
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Published: The Experiment - April 30th, 2019

Take a seat—the captain’s seat, that is—and relax. You’re about to land a Boeing 747.

The mystery of flight is magical; the reality, still more so—from the physics that keeps a 450-ton vehicle aloft, to the symphony of technology and teamwork that safely sets it down again.


A Short History of the Railroad Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781465484659
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Published: DK - May 7th, 2019

A fascinating journey through the history of the railroad, packed with first-hand accounts of innovation, triumph, and tragedy.


Tourist Trains Guidebook, Seventh Edition Cover Image
By Trains Magazine (Compiled by)
$22.99
ISBN: 9781627005890
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Published: Kalmbach Books - May 2019

Tourist Trains Guidebook, Seventh Edition describes 500 of the most popular train attractions, museums, and railroad vacation destinations in the U.S. and Canada. A unique travel guide that appeals to train enthusiasts, individuals interested in historic trains and sites, and families looking for kid-friendly vacations.


Oceanic: White Star's 'Ship of the Century' Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9780750985789
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Published: The History Press - May 2019

The White Star Line’s Oceanic was the largest ship in the world in 1899 when she was launched as the company’s "Ship of the Century." She was the company’s last express liner prior to Olympic and Titanic, and her lavish first class accommodation became renowned among Atlantic travelers.


QE2: The Cunard Line Flagship Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9780750989398
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Published: The History Press - July 2019

This long-awaited new edition presents the colorful history of the Cunard Line and an engrossing narrative of the ship's eventful history, including construction and launch, service in the Falklands war, various mishaps, the sale of Cunard to Carnival, and the introduction of the new flagship Queen Mary 2.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
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Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
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