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IRT Interborough Rapid Transit / The New York City Subway: Its Design and Construction By The Interborough Transit Company
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On October 27, 1904, the Interborough Rapid Transit Company opened the first subway in New York City. Running between City Hall and 145th Street at Broadway, the line was greeted with enthusiasm... More > and, in some circles, trepidation. Created under the supervision of Chief Engineer S.L.F. Deyo, the arrival of the IRT foreshadowed the end of the “elevated” transit era on the island of Manhattan. The subway proved such a success that the IRT Co. soon achieved a monopoly on New York public transit. In 1940 the IRT and its rival the BMT were taken over by the City of New York. Today, the IRT subway lines still exist, primarily in Manhattan where they are operated as the “A Division” of the subway. Reprinted here is a special book created by the IRT, recounting the design and construction of the fledgling subway system. Originally created in 1904, it presents the IRT story with a flourish, and with numerous fascinating illustrations and rare photographs.< Less
Britain's Street Racing Legends By Dean Rinaldi
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Meet the fastest men on the streets or race tracks – Drag Racing, Hot Rods, Stock cars, Demolition Bangers, Touring cars and Formula Fords. In this unique volume, crime and street racing author... More > Dean Rinaldi gets up close to the country’s most notorious street racers. He exposes what drives these men to build, modify and race on the streets at speeds over 150mph! For some it’s simply gaining respect, proving who has the fastest car, whilst for others racing on the streets or the track has defined their lives. Each of the Street Racing Legends has a different tale to tell, yet one of the things they have in common is that from an early age they were driven, with relentless passion, to build and race their modified cars on the street before venturing onto the race tracks. Many have gone on to win National, European and World Championships. Their unique stories will astound, amaze and entertain in equal measure!< Less
A Tramp Abroad By Stewart Moody
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enough to take into a body's lap. And as for the uniforms of the soldiers, they were newness and brightness carried to perfection. One could never detect a smirch or a grain of dust upon them. The... More > street-car conductors and drivers wore pretty uniforms which seemed to be just out of the bandbox, and their manners were as fine as their clothes.< Less
Pontolong and Duckie By Michael Verrett
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Pontolong, her tennis racket and her pet Duckie were as colorful as anyone in New Orleans' French Quarter. Today, Pontolong faces the reigning tennis princess of the city, the devious and evil, Marie... More > La Bohieme. Pontolong has no fears just as long as her lucky Duckie is with her. Tragically, Duckie becomes lost on the way to the tennis match, Pontolong must carry on without him. Duckie frantically attempts to reunite with Pontolong but will it be too late - especially when Marie resorts to voodoo to defeat the upstart girl from the French Quarter?< Less
Pontolong and Duckie By Michael Verrett
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Pontolong, her tennis racket and her pet Duckie were as colorful as anyone in New Orleans' French Quarter. Today, Pontolong faces the reigning tennis princess of the city, the devious and evil, Marie... More > La Bohieme. Pontolong has no fears just as long as her lucky Duckie is with her. Tragically, Duckie becomes lost on the way to the tennis match, Pontolong must carry on without him. Duckie frantically attempts to reunite with Pontolong but will it be too late - especially when Marie resorts to voodoo to defeat the upstart girl from the French Quarter?< Less
CVC VERI a Guide to the Epic of the Martian Empire By Lee Streiff
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"CVC VERI a guide to the Epic of the Martian Empire," written by Lee Streiff, is a True Story about a young boy and his friends, back in 1937 thru 1948, that create a game of an Alternate... More > imaginary world in Space where they can role play different Characters and beings and visit many places. Values and Humor is a theme that runs thru many of their outlandish and fanciful adventures and their world of the Martian Empire grows throughout the USA during the WW11 years with their correspondence that is put into the Martian New letter, started by Lee, on a hectograph machine and circulated back, to the boys overseas. The Martian Empire finally comes to an end in 1948. But, in 2001 a book of these connected tales is put into a book called: " The Streetcar to Andromeda." by Celeste Streiff Hammond. The Guide book is an Exquisite record of how it all began and a set up for the Streetcar to Andromeda book.< Less
The Art of Elsewhere: The Phoenix By Philip Enke
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This, the third novel in the "Elsewhere" series, takes the reader back to Bodie, California during the days of the Gold Rush. Leonard Phelps has destroyed the old streetcar that was the... More > world's link to movement through time, and has trapped himself in the past. Ron Doyle and Gerry Miller build a time machine in a reluctant attemp to rescue Phelps. They don't want him in their world, but the man has shown them that he can create serious problems in the present while still lost in the past.< Less
The Art of Elsewhere: The Phoenix By Philip Enke
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This, the third novel in the "Elsewhere" series, takes the reader back to Bodie, California during the days of the Gold Rush. Leonard Phelps has destroyed the old streetcar that was the... More > world's link to movement through time, and has trapped himself in the past. Ron Doyle and Gerry Miller build a time machine in a reluctant attemp to rescue Phelps. They don't want him in their world, but the man has shown them that he can create serious problems in the present while still lost in the past.< Less
Danforth & Bauer Spec House By Paul & Sarai Johnson
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The Danforth & Bauer Spec House was built in 1913 by Charles Danforth and Louis Bauer. Historically significant for its location near the 1913 electric rail line and its contribution to the... More > development of streetcar suburbs. This house is an excellent example of American Prairie Foresquare style and the integrity is authentic. Early owners of the house were; Henry & Elizabeth Dwight, John & Petunia May, Elijah & Avis Porterfield, and Elbert & Violet Brooks.< Less
The Autobiography of an Ex Colored Man By Sonia Waterfield
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When I reached Atlanta, my steadily increasing disappointment was not lessened. I found it a big, dull, red town. This dull red color of that part of the South I was then seeing had much, I think, to... More > do with the extreme depression of my spirits--no public squares, no fountains, dingy street-cars, and, with the exception of three or four principal thoroughfares, unpaved streets. It was raining when I arrived and some of these unpaved stre< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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