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America's colorful railroads

The first all-color book on the subject-captures in 281 full-color photographs the period in railroad history, the 1940s and '50s, that brought the transition from steam to diesel engines. Read [...]

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Milwaukee Road Remembered (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Books (Paperback))

Book Description The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific was a railroad with a big personality. For a time it offered the world?s fastest steam-powered passenger trains. Extending from Indiana [...]

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The American Railroad Freight Car: From the Wood-Car Era to the Coming of Steel

From Publishers Weekly The humble railway freight car, 'a brawny, toil-hardened vehicle ready for the long haul,' transformed America between 1830 and 1910 by carrying the nation's goods cheaply [...]

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Stephenson's Rocket Manual: 1829 onwards (Owners' Workshop Manual)

About the Author Richard Gibbon, now retired after working for many years for the National Railway Museum as Head of Engineering Collections, has studied Rocket and its history in greater detail [...]

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The World’s Greatest Civil Aircraft: An Illustrated History

Review '?an easy ready reference to the important civil aircraft that carried passengers over almost 100 years of civil operations. Civil Aviation fans will love this.' (Model Aviation Internatio [...]

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The Thinking Pilot's Flight Manual: Or, How to Survive Flying Little Airplanes and Have a Ball Doing It, Volume 2

Volume 2 of The Thinking Pilot's Flight Manual carries on the widely praise, penetrating, and clear-headed approach of Volume I, addressing matters of importance to pilots that ordinary flight training manuals never toug [...]

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Shadow of the Titanic: The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived

Review 'Wilson's fresh angle convincingly explores the strain on survivors.' -- 'New York Times' Book Review'''This is a captivating read that begins where most other Titanic books end.' '--The L [...]

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Empire of the Air: Aviation and the American Ascendancy

Review Deeply researched and artfully written, Empire of the Air sweeps through the twentieth-century history of U.S. aviation, showing how America's growing dominance over the technologies of fl [...]

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Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway: History and Steam Locomotives

About the Author Richard E. Prince was born in 1920 and was raised in Norfolk, Virginia. He attended Georgia School of Technology in Atlanta, graduating in 1942 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineer [...]

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Kelley Blue Book Used Car Guide July-September 2012

Published quarterly, the Consumer Edition of the Kelley Blue Book Used Car Guide includes current trade-in values, private party values, and suggested retail values on more than 10,000 models of used cars, trucks, and va [...]

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Cars of the 1950's

About the Author The Auto Editors of Consumer Guide boasts a combined 150 years of automotive-industry experience. Coming from backgrounds including auto sales, repair, marketing, and design, the [...]

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Ducati Singles: All Two-And Four-Stroke Single-Cylinder Motorcycles, Including Mototrans - 1945 Onwards

A comprehensive analysis -- nothing is left out. The production of the Ducati Single motorcycle is one of the most interesting stories in motorcycling. Since the early postwar clays when a fledgling factory produced 'cli [...]

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Edmunds 1999 Used Cars Prices & Ratings: Spring Edition (Edmundscom Used Cars and Trucks Buyer's Guide)

For over 30 years, millions of consumers have relied on Edmund's to get the valuable information, evaluations, and advice they need to choose wisely and to save time and money when purchasing or leasing a new automobile, [...]

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American Gasoline Engines Since 1872 (Crestline Series)

The only comprehensive book available on a fascinating subject is fully illustrated and includes a comprehensive listing of all known U.S. and Canadian manufacturers of stationary and marine engines dating back to the la [...]

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Aston Martin: Model by Model

About the Author Andrew Noakes is a senior lecturer in Automotive Journalism at Coventry University, having previously worked as a freelance motoring journalist, contributing to a wide range of m [...]

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Moto Guzzi (Osprey Colour Classics)

About the Author A leading authority on all forms of motorcycle sport, Mick Walker has been a successful racer, tuner and team manager, and still rides regularly. He was a former editor of Motorc [...]

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Porsche 911 SC Service Manual 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983

The Porsche 911 SC Repair Manual: 1978-1983 is a definitive reference source of technical automotive repair and maintenance information for Porsche 911 SC models from 1978 through 1983.This manual provides the highest le [...]

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Farmall F Series Photo Archive: The Models F-12, F-14, F-20 and F-30

A magnificent collection of rare black & white photographs specially selected from public and private archives promote the unique characteristics of these popular tractors. Filled with informative captions providing [...]

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