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Streetcars and Lunch Buckets: Growing up in Anniston By Kenneth Shull
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Kenneth Shull, Sr.'s memories of growing up in Anniston, Alabama, a small southern town. The stories take place from 1922 to 1997.
The Expanded Red Hook Streetcar Project | A Cure For Transportation Deserts By Bob Diamond
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A fresh look at an idea who's time has come. A modern waterfront streetcar line, interconnecting the transportation deserts of the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront, with each other, and the NYC mass... More > transit system.< Less
Running Point: Suggested Procedures for Historic Streetcar Operations in a Modern Urban Environment By Old Pueblo Trolley
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Operating historic electric trolley cars in a modern urban environment can be a challenge. Safe operation requires proper training, both in the classroom and on city streets. Created by Old Pueblo... More > Trolley, Inc., "Running Point" serves as one component in a comprehensive motorman and conductor education program. Within its pages you'll find basic information about electric streetcars and their operation, with the Birney Safety Car used as an example on urban right-of-way in Tucson, Arizona and Dallas, Texas. (Note: While it is fairly comprehensive, this book cannot substitute for a hands-on training program. To operate a car on city streets, a motorman must be officially certified, and you may have to obtain a permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles.)< Less
Re- Inventing the Brooklyn- Queens Connector Streetcar Project (BQX) By Bob Diamond
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Rehabilitating the Moribund Brooklyn Queens Connector (BQX)
The Motorman...and His Duties The Classic Handbook for Electric Trolley, Streetcar and Interurban Motormen By Ludwig Gutmann & George R. Metcalfe
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Originally printed in 1898 and then periodically revised, The Motorman...and His Duties served as the definitive training text for a generation of streetcar operators. A must-have for the trolley or... More > train enthusiast, it is also an important source of information for museum staff and docents. Lavishly illustrated with numerous photos and black and white line drawings, this affordable reprint contains all of the original text. Includes chapters on trolley car types and equipment, troubleshooting, brakes, controllers, electricity and principles, electric traction, multi-car control and has a convenient glossary in the back. If you've ever operated a trolley car, or just had an electric train set, this is a terrific book for your shelf!< Less
The Harris's By Dean Rinaldi
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Dean Rinaldi makes his non-fiction debut with this hard-hitting historical account of 70's illegal street racing. The Harris's shoots down the myths and exposes the lengths the fearsome family would... More > go to achieve their ambitions and become one of Britains's most formidable, respected and intimidating families. Ron Snr, Jeff & Andy Harris are intelligent, witty, charismatic straight-talkers who live by a strict code of conduct. Their names are synonymous with highly-modified street cars, violence and illegal street racing. As they stamped down hard and enforced the family's reputation as No 1 on Britains's streets, they attracted bloody, violent clashes with their rivals and the police. The Harris philosophy is simple: 'If it's racing on the streets or a tear up on the cobbles, then losing just aint an option.'< Less
King of the Streets By Dean Rinaldi
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In this compilation, International Crime & Streetracing author Dean Rinaldi combines his trilogy of best-selling stories ('Henry's Crew', 'Pinto!' and 'Pro Street') to form the title 'King of the... More > Streets'. Henry's Crew and their chief Deano were amongst the most notorious illegal street racers in London. Until now, they had seen off the extreme-winged, wild graphic and blue neon light 'Modders' and the rival modified classic 'Oldskool' crews. However, a new breed of racer was emerging, traditional boundaries were being broken and the stakes start rising as they are drawn dangerously deeper into the criminal underworld, with deadly consequences.< Less
Yellow Sparks Over The Bluegrass - Volume Two By Charles H. Bogart
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Volume two concludes the account of the first and last horsecar, trolley, streetcar, and interurban lines within Kentucky. The Commonwealth's first horsecar line opened in 1844 in Louisville... More > (Jefferson Co.), and the last horsecar line closed in 1919 in Barbourville (Knox Co).(#2) The first electric powered trolley line opened in 1882 in Middlesborough (Bell Co.), and the last closed in 1950 in Covington (Kenton Co.). The first electric overhead wire powered streetcar line opened in 1890 in Paducah (McCracken Co.)(#3), and the last closed in Ft. Mitchell (Kenton Co.) in 1950. The first interurban line in Kentucky started running from Louisville (Jefferson Co.) in 1901, and the last interurban operation within Kentucky ended here in 1939. Trolley bus service started in 1936 in Louisville (Jefferson Co.) and ended in 1958 in Covington (Kenton Co.). Electric powered cars pulling trailers were first used in 1882 in Middlesborough (Bell Co.), and the last was used in 1948 in Louisville (Jefferson Co.).< Less
The Art of Elsewhere: The Death of Lucy Dare By Philip Enke
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In this fifth and last book of the "Elsewhere" series, the author takes a look at Car 43, the mysterious streetcar, and goes back to the 1930's in Los Angeles to explore the events that... More > brought the old streetcar to the hidden valley. Why that streetcar? Why did one particular window of the car open up to another time?< Less
The Art of Elsewhere: The Death of Lucy Dare By Philip Enke
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In this fifth and last book of the "Elsewhere" series, the author takes a look at Car 43, the mysterious streetcar, and goes back to the 1930's in Los Angeles to explore the events that... More > brought the old streetcar to the hidden valley. Why that streetcar? Why did one particular window of the car open up to another time?< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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