Название: Narrow Gauge Nostalgia: A Compendium of California Short Lines Автор: George Turner Издательство: Trans-Anglo Books Год: 1971 Формат: PDF Страниц: 168 Размер: 120,0 МБ Язык: Английский
This book is the story of eight of the early California narrow gauge railroads: the Bodie & Benton, the Brookings Lumber and Box Co., the Carson and Colorado, the Diamond and Caldor, the Merced Gold Mining Co., the Mount Lowe Railway, the Nevada County Narrow Gauge, and the Plaster City Railroad.
Название: Narrow Gauge Railway Scenes Автор: Adolf Hungry Wolf Издательство: Canadian Caboose Press Год: 1992 Формат: PDF Страниц: 228 Размер: 132,6 МБ Язык: Английский
Narrow Gauge Railway Scenes is a collection of over 400 photographs taken by some very gifted photographers along some very interesting lines. The variety of photographs is staggering; everything from classic railroad photographs you'd expect to see to the unusual such as night scenes at a depot to cab-view scenes from a Rio Grande Galloping Goose.
Название: Royal Scots of the L.M.S Автор: Douglas Doherty Издательство: Ian Allan Год: 1970 Формат: PDF Страниц: 102 Размер: 58,7 МБ Язык: Английский
The LMS Royal Scot 4-6-0s are regarded by many authorities as the finest 4-6-0s ever built in this country, particularly after their rebuilding by Stanier. Even in their original form, they put up some superb performances and undertook prodigious feats of load haulage.
Название: LNER Автор: Geoffrey Hughes Издательство: Ian Allan Год: 1986 Формат: PDF Страниц: 168 Размер: 109,1 МБ Язык: Английский
Detailed history of the London & North Eastern Railway, one of Britain's "Big Four," from its roots in the Stockton & Darlington under George Stephenson to nationalisation in 1948. Covers freight and passenger operations, carriages and wagons (freight cars for the Yanks), civil engineering, signaling, ships and harbors, buses and lorries. Lavishly illustrated with black and white photos, maps, etc.
Название: Modern Fighter Aircraft Technology and Tactics Автор: Anthony Thornborough Издательство: Patrick Stephens Limited Год: 1995 Формат: pdf Страниц: 205 Размер: 24,3 МБ Язык: English
Designing, building and flying modern fighter combat aircraft has become an incredibly complex business, pushed ever onward by leading-edge technology. Anthony Thornborough examines the whole spectrum of modern fighter missions and the systems that fly them, the physiology and psychology required of the modern fighter pilot and the varied weapons and avionics systems at his disposal. He explains how these myriad technologies work in harmony to make the fighter aircraft what it is - a high-performance, prestigious tool at the forefront of military development.
Название: The Great Railroad Revolution: The History of Trains in America Автор: Christian Wolmar Издательство: PublicAffairs ISBN: 1610393473 Год: 2013 Формат: EPUB Страниц: 448 Размер: 4,2 МБ Язык: Английский
America was made by the railroads. The opening of the Baltimore & Ohio line––the first American railroad––in the 1830s sparked a national revolution in the way that people lived thanks to the speed and convenience of train travel.