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The Passenger from Calais By Arthur Griffiths
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A bright, quickly moving detective story telling of the adventures which befell a mysterious lady flying from Calais through France into Italy, closely pursued by detectives. Her own quick wits,... More > aided by those of a gallant fellow passenger, give the two officers an unlooked-for and exciting "run for their money." One hardly realized till now the dramatic possibilities of a railway train, and what an opportunity for excitement may be afforded by a join railway station for two or more roads. it is a well-planned, logical detective story of the better sort, free from cheap sensationalism and improbability, developing surely and steadily by means of exciting situations to an unforseen and satisfactory ending.< Less
Chesapeake & Ohio Heavyweight Passenger Cars By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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This is the first in a series of books by the Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society dealing with various aspects of C&O history which have not been possible before. The introduction of... More > print-on-demand technology will allow us to publish material on a wide variety of new subjects. The first effort is a compendium of reprinted articles from the past 30 years of our magazine that deal with the history C&O Heavyweight Passenger Train Cars as well a articles on how to model this type of car. The book is 116 pages and fully illustrated, with color covers showing C&O cars in both the green and three-color schemes. The articles are direct reprints from the magazines and have not been updated or manipulated. For the first time the C&O buff, passenger train aficionado, and others will have a good reference for a variety of these cars which were an important element of C&O operations from 1911 until 1971.< Less
Passenger Exposure to Noise at Transit Platforms in Los Angeles By Alexander Schaffer
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In Los Angeles County, 16 transit stations, on the Green and Gold Light Rail Lines and on the Harbor Transitway, are located in highway medians. Passengers on the platforms of these transit stations... More > are subjected to elevated noise levels produced by cars passing these stations. Exposure to these high sound volumes makes waiting for a bus or train unpleasant at best, and potentially harmful to passengers’ health. This study examines the noise levels at these stations with a goal of finding which stations are the loudest, identifying reasons why noise levels vary at the stations, and suggesting ways to reduce noise levels.< Less
30th Wegemt School: Total Stability Assessment of Damaged Passenger Ro/Ro Vessels. By WEGEMT - Publisher
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This publication represents a series of lecturers' papers, which were presented at a five-day event entitled Total Stability Assessment of Damaged Passenger Ro/Ro Vessels. The event was hosted by the... More > University of Strathclyde, Department of Marine Technology from 14th to 18th September 1998 at The Ship Stability Research Centre, Glasgow, UK. The event was partly sponsored by the European Commission through the Training and Mobility of Researchers Programme under a project submitted by WEGEMT entitled Supporting European Marine Research and Industry through Training and Mobility (EMIT).< Less
Train Encounter By Arka Samanta
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By Arka Samanta, This is a story about a girl, who gets a phone call one day from someone who according to him is her co-passenger in a train journey she's yet to ride!
About Trains: Train History, Types of Trains, & More Fascinating Train Information By Frederick Hanson
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There are many different types of trains that are in use today. They all serve different purposes in order to meet the needs of various industries. Regardless of the type of train it is, there is a... More > need for a powerful engine with a skilled engineer to keep it moving along as it should. There is also the need for railway tracks so that the train is able to move along it. Millions of people travel each year by the use of passenger trains. The most popular is Amtrak which moves travelers from one location to another. There are sleep cars and dining cars on the Amtrak for travelers to be able to spend their time in. This is a very comfortable form of travel and one many people seem to enjoy.< Less
Journals From a Train By College Buds
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Six passengers record their trip on the Transcontinental Railroad from Nebraska to California.
Dual Rondo on the Sharne Train By Kimberly Vogel
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First Age, Year 960 It wasn't quite a vacation, but it wasn't work either. Drag Shergi ended up on a train going south through the country of Sharne. His intention was to try and find someone he... More > might be related to. The west turned quite wild as bandits tried to take over the train. The train only goes one way though, so how do they plan to escape? How will the passengers escape? Drag has to think quickly when he becomes caught in the crossfire.< Less
Riding That New River Train By Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society
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This book provides an in-depth account of the C&O Railway in the New River Valley and includes detailed descriptions of the history and development of the line; operations, locations, motive... More > power, freight and passenger service, coal mines and towns, short lines and branches, and landmarks along the way. It also includes narratives about famous railroad towns such as Thurmond and Quinnimont. It is filled with hundreds of photographs, drawings, maps and other reference material. Many of the photos were taken by the author, and are unique to this book. Other reference material has been taken from original, official railroad sources. This is the essential reference to railroading in the New River Gorge and also serves as a guide for touring famous locations in the area. It is the most complete and scholarly coverage of the topic available.< Less
The Freight Train of Righteousness: Destination Heaven By Bobby John Richard, Jr.
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The Freight Train of Righteousness: Destination Heaven is a story about different people from different walks of life who are trying to enter into the Kingdom of God. Each person has their own... More > story to tell, as they experience different challenges in their lives, each of them fall short of the Glory of God, but they find their way back to Him, becoming passengers on board God's Freight Train of Righteousness. The Freight Train of Righteousness: Destination Heaven in the 4th Book of The Ultimate Writing Collection, written by the Man of God: Bobby John Richard, Jr.< Less