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Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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Are you planning a trip between Chicago and La Plata, Missouri on Amtrak's Southwest Chief? Then this is the one and only route guide for you! "Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago... More > to La Plata, MO" is 213 pages long and explores in great detail the sites that passengers see out their train window passing through Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri. Even if you are not planning a train trip, you will want a copy of this book which explores the history of towns along the way.< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to St. Paul, MN (Second Edition) By Robert Tabern
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If you ever ride the train between Chicago, Milwaukee, and the Twin Cities...then this is the book that you need! The second edition of "Outside the Rails" features 300 pages of useful... More > information describing the different sites that passengers see while aboard Amtrak's "Hiawatha Service" and "Empire Builder" trains. Ever look out your window and wonder what something is? Chances are it is in this book! The author spent more than 5 years researching historic buildings, natural, and geological sites along the 417 mile route from Chicago to St. Paul. This route guide is also popular with passengers who are participating in a "Friends of the 261" charter trip. So, stop wondering "What is that?"...and be in the know with "Outside the Rails".< Less
Outside the Rails: A Rail Route Guide from Chicago to La Plata, MO (SECOND EDITION) By Robert Tabern, Kandace Tabern
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If you're planning to take the train between Chicago, Galesburg (Illinois), and La Plata (Missouri), then this is the book for you. This 252-page rail route guide serves as a milepost by milepost... More > guide to the historical and natural sites out your window. Did you know that the site of the deadliest mining disaster in the Midwest can be seen from the train? Or how about the reconstructed Mormon Temple at Nauvoo, Illinois that marked the start of a historic trek to the Great Salt Lake Valley? In addition to text, there are hundreds of pictures of the landmarks you will be looking for too. A portion of the sales from each book is donated to the American Passenger Rail Heritage Foundation, a non-profit railroad history group based in La Plata, Missouri.< Less
ReFeRe - An experiment in1/87 scale model railways ReFeRe - An experiment in1/87 scale model railways By Rosemary Border, Alain Fraval
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This book takes the form of a glossary in 35 articles, each occupying a double page spread with illustrations, describing a rail network in a somewhat unusual world, all reproduced on a scale of HO 1... More > to 87. It shows models finished and unfinished and describes both materials and methods of construction< Less
Getting Real: The smarter, faster, easier way to build a successful web application By 37signals et al.
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Getting Real details the business, design, programming, and marketing principles of 37signals. The book is packed with keep-it-simple insights, contrarian points of view, and unconventional... More > approaches to software design. This is not a technical book or a design tutorial, it's a book of ideas. Anyone working on a web app — including entrepreneurs, designers, programmers, executives, or marketers — will find value and inspiration in this book. 37signals used the Getting Real process to launch five successful web-based applications (Basecamp, Campfire, Backpack, Writeboard, Ta-da List), and Ruby on Rails, an open-source web application framework, in just two years with no outside funding, no debt, and only 7 people (distributed across 7 time zones). Over 500,000 people around the world use these applications to get things done. Now you can find out how they did it and how you can do it too. It's not as hard as you think if you Get Real.< Less
Summer Bird Tour through Britain By Andy Gibb
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In 4 or 5 days four sites through the UK should net you 90 to 100 species. Outside the main passage season Britain’s only endemic, Scottish crossbill, should be possible. Much easier will be... More > red grouse, an endemic subspecies of willow ptarmigan. The highlight will be breeding seabirds, for which the country is internationally important.< Less
Summer Bird Tour through Britain By Andy Gibb
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In 4 or 5 days four sites through the UK should net you 90 to 100 species. Outside the main passage season Britain’s only endemic, Scottish crossbill, should be possible. Much easier will be... More > red grouse, an endemic subspecies of willow ptarmigan. The highlight will be breeding seabirds, for which the country is internationally important.< Less
Avian Britain Summer Adventure by Train By Andy Gibb
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For individual travellers who want to explore and discover their own birds, this 4-day rail tour round mainland UK should net around 80 species. The cost of travel and lodging if starting from London... More > could be as little as £110. The itinerary takes in four sites on the way to Scotland any time between April and October. Outside the main passage season Britain’s only endemic, Scottish crossbill, should be possible. Much easier will be red grouse, an endemic subspecies of willow ptarmigan. The highlight will be breeding seabirds, for which the country is internationally important.< Less
Avian Britain Summer Adventure by Train By Andy Gibb
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For individual travellers who want to explore and discover their own birds, this 4-day rail tour round mainland UK should net around 80 species. The cost of travel and lodging if starting from London... More > could be as little as £110. The itinerary takes in four sites on the way to Scotland any time between April and October. Outside the main passage season Britain’s only endemic, Scottish crossbill, should be possible. Much easier will be red grouse, an endemic subspecies of willow ptarmigan. The highlight will be breeding seabirds, for which the country is internationally important.< Less
You Charge Different People Different Things By Alan Edward Fish
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The ferry glided across the flat water of the harbor. Outside the glare of the lights of the big ship, the only stars were the broken strands close above the hilltops of the island the ferry ran... More > beside, and the hilltops were only deeper shadows in the dark. Standing at the stern rail watching the ferry approach the docking he was barefoot on the wooden deck and cold, there was a wind coming down from the hills onto water that was as still as oil and glimmered black with starlight.< Less