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Railways By John Duck
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Railways By Hannibal Height
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Interpretation of railways in European cities. Hamburg, Amsterdam, Athens, Avignon, Berlin, Bilbao, Bruxelles, Budapest, Dresden, Eindhoven, Frankfurt, Girona, Kiev, Leipzig, London, Lubeck,... More > Manchester, Mantova, Marseille, Milano, Prague, Riga, Santander, Saragozza, Saint Petersburg, Stockholm, Toulon, Valencia...< Less
1887 Prospectus for San Francisco's Wire Cable Railways and Cable Cars By Pacific Cable Railway Company
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In 1873, the first cable railway in the United States began operation in San Francisco. In subsequent years, the Clay Street Railroad was joined by many other operators throughout the U.S.A.,... More > including systems in New York and Los Angeles. The rise of the electric trolley made most cable car systems obsolete. Today, the only street cable car system in operation is the historic San Francisco Municipal Railway. Originally published in 1887, this prospectus was prepared by patent holders in hopes of attracting additional operators and investors. The document describes the cable car system and its operation in text, diagrams and photographs, and presents a detailed list of patents. This easy-to-read reprint is presented in format, sightly larger than the original. However, care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less
Operators' Handbook - Second Edition By Institution of Railway Operators
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This Handbook has been written by the Institution of Railway Operators to help railway operators at all levels develop and hone their skills in train operations management. It contains good practice... More > guidance and tips for professional rail operators, primarily based on heavy rail train operations in Great Britain. It covers the operational issues managed by Network Rail and Train & Freight Operating Companies. Some of the topic areas covered by the individual chapters deal with train planning, infrastructure and train interfaces, specific characteristics of trains and infrastructure, running a railway under normal conditions, train crew management, station operations and running a railway during disruption. Technical knowledge is not explicitly covered by this Handbook, it is assumed that users have, or are acquiring, the necessary technical skills relevant to their organisational responsibilities.< Less
Antoinette de Mirecourt Mariage secret et Chagrins caches [French] By Intercontinental Railway
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon (January 12, 1829 – September 20,... More > 1879), born Rosanna Eleanor Mullins, was a Canadian writer and poet. She was "one of the first English-Canadian writers to depict French Canada in a way that earned the praise of, and resulted in her novels being read by, both anglophone and francophone Canadians. "Leprohon was born on January 12, 1829, in Montreal to Francis and Rosanna Mullins. The second daughter of a wealthy merchant, she was educated at the Convent of the Congregation of Notre Dame. She later wrote the poems "A Touching Ceremony" and "On the Death of the Same Reverend Nun" to honor the nuns and convent.She "published her first poetry, at age 17, in the Literary Garland, followed by serialized novels of manners set in England, published annually from 1848 to 1851." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosanna_Eleanor_Leprohon< Less
The Railway Children By E. Nesbit
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The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, originally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and first published in book form in 1906. It has been adapted for the screen... More > several times, of which the 1970 film version is the best known. The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography credits Oswald Barron, who had a deep affection for Nesbit, with having provided the plot for The Railway Children.< Less
The Railway Children By E. Nesbit
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Edith Nesbit's children's books came as a breath of fresh air compared to the stuffy and didactic preachy children's literature of her contemporaries, and seems surprisingly modern even to this... More > day. She had great stories and her characters seemed like real flesh-and-blood children who one could identify with. The Railway Children is about a group of kids who have an interest in trains. Their father is falsely accused of a crime, and the train station porter is their only hope to get him freed, but will he succeed so that the family can be reuinted? Along with other British classics like The Wind in the Willows and Alice in Wonderland, this story remains an immortal children's classic. It was adapted for the stage many times and has even been adapted for the screen several times (1951, 1957, 1968, 1970, and 2000), of which the 1970 film version is the best known and loved.< Less
Railway Matters By Alan Shaw
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Many of the railway schemes proposed for the Halifax, Yorkshire, area which did not come to fruition, and an outline of the events leading up to the opening of the Manchester & Leeds Railway,... More > reconstructed from contemporary newspaper reports. With a time line of relevant railway history (1820 - 1923), and 33 maps and diagrams in full colour.< Less
The Railway Children By E. Nesbit
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The story concerns a family who move to a house near the railway after the father is imprisoned as a result of being falsely accused of selling state secrets to the Russians. The three children,... More > Roberta, Peter and Phyllis, find amusement in watching the trains on the nearby railway line and waving to the passengers.< Less
Rambles on Railways By Cusack Patrick Roney
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