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?


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Lovin' My Car: Women in the Driver's Seat Cover Image
By Libby Edelman, Katie Osborne (Introduction by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781576879177
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Published: powerHouse Books - February 26th, 2019

Grease monkeys, gear heads, collectors, hobbyists, and speed freaks, to name just a few of the car and truck lovers out there all share a passion for their beloved motor vehicles. There are endless reasons to love the thrill of the road, the horsepower, and freedom that comes with it all; but who says women can't be just as fanatical as men?


Off the Rails: A Train Trip Through Life Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781592408726
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Published: Berkley - February 12th, 2019

In this witty and entertaining collection of travel tales, an acclaimed journalist explores his obsession with trains--and what his rail journeys have taught him about culture and identity.


A Photographic History of the Orient Line Cover Image
$32.95
ISBN: 9780750969925
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Published: The History Press - February 2019

The Orient Line’s beginnings can be traced back to 1797. Created for the purpose of operating a fleet of steamships between London and the Australian Colonies, it was a venture into the unknown, its success testament to the acumen of its founders, two of London’s oldest shipping firms, Anderson, Anderson & Co., and F. Green & Co.


Wally Funk's Race for Space: The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781641601306
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Published: Chicago Review Press - March 5th, 2019

Wally Funk was among the Mercury 13, the first group of American pilots to complete NASA’s 1961 Women in Space program. Funk breezed through the rigorous physical and mental tests, her scores beating those of many of the male candidates—even John Glenn. Just one week before Funk was to enter the final phase of training, the entire program was abruptly cancelled.


American Steam Locomotives: Design and Development, 1880-1960 (Railroads Past and Present) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780253039330
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Published: Indiana University Press - March 2019

For nearly half of the nation's history, the steam locomotive was the outstanding symbol for progress and power. It was the literal engine of the Industrial Revolution, and it played an instrumental role in putting the United States on the world stage.


The Combine Harvester Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781445677712
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Published: Amberley Publishing - June 2019

Starting with the early straw walkers and rotary models, this book charts the chronological evolution of these complex machines which soon became indispensable to the cereal farmer. It shows how the combine developed into the huge modern machine, capable of processing hundreds of acres of wheat in a day.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
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Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
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ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
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