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An History Of Road Transport By Charlie Walker
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Takes you on a journey back into time and through the Stage coach era and through the developments in road transport that have taken place through the ages. Meet the Inventors of the steam carriage,... More > John Trevlthlck, The internal combustion engine and the gas engine, Dr NA Otto, Gotleib Daimler , the diesel englne, Rudolph DieseL The first lorry and buses Find out how the car and truck manufacturing industry first started and progressed over the years, With the help of .Carl Benz, Henry Ford, Gotlieb Daimler. Sir Herbert Austin, William Morris, Lord Nuffield, Fredrick Simms, ER Foden, Herbert Austin and Sir William Lyons. The first commercial load-carrying vehicle in the United Kingdom was a 1-ton steam van with front-wheel drive and rear-wheel steering built by John Thornycroft.< Less
An History Of Road Transport By Charlie Walker
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Takes you on a journey back into time and through the Stage coach era and through the developments in road transport that have taken place through the ages. Meet the Inventors of the steam carriage,... More > John Trevlthlck, The internal combustion engine and the gas engine, Dr NA Otto, Gotleib Daimler , the diesel englne, Rudolph DieseL The first lorry and buses Find out how the car and truck manufacturing industry first started and progressed over the years, With the help of .Carl Benz, Henry Ford, Gotlieb Daimler. Sir Herbert Austin, William Morris, Lord Nuffield, Fredrick Simms, ER Foden, Herbert Austin and Sir William Lyons. The first commercial load-carrying vehicle in the United Kingdom was a 1-ton steam van with front-wheel drive and rear-wheel steering built by John Thornycroft.< Less
Wolseley Special Products By Norman Painting
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Founded in 1901 by Vickers Sons & Maxim Ltd., as a motor car and machine tool manufacturer, Wolseley were making narrow gauge mining locomotives and submarine engines by 1902. The company's cars... More > were renowned for their quality and durability and their innovative designers and skilled workforce were to be employed producing a much wider range of products such as, aero engines, lighting sets, commercial vehicles, military vehicles, marine engines and airship machinery. More specialised products included the first purpose designed motorised sleighs for exploring Antarctica, used by Scott's ill-fated expedition in 1912 and, almost stranger than fiction, a 2 wheeled gyroscopically controlled car to the design of a Russian inventor. These diverse products, and others, are described and generously illustrated in this book with more than 250 photographs and drawings.< Less
Last of a Breed By Charles Abbott
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The diaries are a lovely record and reflection of rural East Northants in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. Diz records countryside activities and pursuits just as the old, pre-industrial... More > rhythms, rituals, traditions and values were coming to an end. The mechanisation of agriculture and the motor car were already having an impact, as Diz records, and events over the next 30 years would soon change the countryside almost beyond recognition. The diaries give an insight into Diz’s deep love for the beauties and wonders of nature in the East Northants countryside and his wide ranging curiosity into, and knowledge of, natural history. They also detail his passion for hunting and fishing, snippets of local history as well as matters of his personal life.< Less
Last of a Breed By Charles Abbott
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The diaries are a lovely record and reflection of rural East Northants in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s. Diz records countryside activities and pursuits just as the old, pre-industrial... More > rhythms, rituals, traditions and values were coming to an end. The mechanisation of agriculture and the motor car were already having an impact, as Diz records, and events over the next 30 years would soon change the countryside almost beyond recognition. The diaries give an insight into Diz’s deep love for the beauties and wonders of nature in the East Northants countryside and his wide ranging curiosity into, and knowledge of, natural history. They also detail his passion for hunting and fishing, snippets of local history as well as matters of his personal life.< Less
Memoir of a Black Canadian Activist By Lyle Talbot, Carol Talbot
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This memoir, as a racial history, details the life experience Lyle Emerson Talbot, a black man born near Dresden, Ontario. His story opens with a report of a racist incident involving his father that... More > demonstrated how racism impacted Talbot even before he was born. Racial issues dotted his life until his retirement from the work world, but Talbot did not let these experiences defeat him. He was a pioneer in activist organizations at both the local and national level including participating in the first sit-ins in North America. On the personal level he took on such giants as the Ford Motor Company, the real estate industry in Windsor, Ontario and even the federal government. Interspersed with these elements are lively anecdotes that provide enlightening reading on the life and times of a black male growing up and working during a major segment of twentieth century southwestern Ontario. The reader can share Talbot's joys, frustrations and sorrows and even laugh at some of the humourous events described.< Less
The Car Show By Nicolae Sfetcu
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An automobile, usually called a car (an old word for carriage) or a truck, is a wheeled vehicle that carries its own engine. Older terms include horseless carriage and motor car, with... More > "motor" referring to what is now usually called the engine. It has seats for the driver and, almost without exception, for at least one passenger. The automobile was hailed as an environmental improvement over horses when it was first introduced. Before its introduction, in New York City, over 10,000 tons of manure had to be removed from the streets daily. However, in 2006 the automobile is one of the primary sources of worldwide air pollution and cause of substantial noise and health effects. In this e-book we will detail the most interesting and important characteristics of the automobiles, car maintenance, styling features, car body style, the standard classification of the cars, an history of the automobiles, introduction in the automotive industry, and the traffic code, rules and signs.< Less
envision_WILLOW_RUN By Capstone_631 W2013
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Willow Run embodies a rich industrial legacy that gave the region global relevance in the 1940s. The construction of the Ford Bomber Plant, which produced B-24 bombers during World War II, triggered... More > the transformation of this rural setting into a wonderland of infrastructural and technological power. The economic activity generated by the plant was a catalyst for all other development in the area, including the Willow Run Airport, highways, and surrounding modest neighborhoods that grew in the shadow of the giant plant. Ford, Kaiser-Frazer, and more recently the General Motors’ (GM)Powertrain Division operated the plant succesfully for many years. In 2009, GM went bankrupt, leaving the plant vacant and the future of the area uncertain. Section One in this document defines the project through the collection of data on the rich history and current conditions of the Willow Run site. Section Two presents the rationale for the scenario approach, and develops three different proposals for the site.< Less