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  1. The Railroad Photography of Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg
    Bon vivant, railroad historian, photographer, pioneering food critic, chronicler of New York’s café society, and noted newspaperman, Lucius Beebe (1902–1966) was an American original. In 1938, with the publication of High... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2019
    Hardback | £38.00
  2. The State of Bourbon
    Welcome to Kentucky, where bourbon barrels outnumber residents. After all, bourbon is Kentucky its craftsmanship and flavors cannot be separated from the culture and history of the state. Discover that culture and history and... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Paperback | £11.99
  3. It's a Question of Space
    Having spent over 150 days in space on his first tour of the International Space Station, it’s safe to say that Clayton C. Anderson knows a thing or two about space travel. Now retired and affectionately known as “Astro... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2018
    Paperback | £12.99
  4. Sovereignty and Command in Canada–US Continental Air Defence, 1940–57
    The most thorough study of Canada–US command and control relations to date, Sovereignty and Command in Canada–US Continental Air Defence, 1940–57 traces Canada’s efforts to protect its sovereignty by retaining command... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
  5. John W. Barriger III
    In John W. Barriger III: Railroad Legend, historian H. Roger Grant details the fascinating life and impact of a transportation tycoon and "doctor of sick railroads." After graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2018
    Hardback | £35.00
  6. Chicago Union Station

    Chicago Union Station


    Series Railroads Past and Present

    Indiana University Press

    More than a century before the age of airlines, the windy city of Chicago was already the nation's transportation hub. Tightly linked to its railroads, Chicago Union Station provided a way for passengers to reach cities from the... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2018
    Hardback | £26.99
  7. Riding the Rails
    When Robert D. Krebs joined the ranks of Southern Pacific Railroad in 1966, the industry had been in decline for decades, and the future of trains was in peril. Despite these obstacles, Krebs fell in love with the rugged, competitive... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2018
    Hardback | £35.00
  8. Wallace W. Abbey
    From the late 1940s on, Wallace W. Abbey masterfully combined journalistic and artistic vision to transform everyday moments in transportation into magical photographs. Abbey, a photographer, journalist, historian, and railroad... Learn More
    Published: 26th January 2018
    Hardback | £38.00
  9. Routes of Compromise
    In Routes of Compromise Michael K. Bess studies the social, economic, and political implications of road building and state formation in Mexico through a comparative analysis of Nuevo León and Veracruz from the 1920s to... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2017
    Hardback | £46.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  10. Branch Line Empires
    The Pennsylvania and the New York Central railroads helped to develop central Pennsylvania as the largest source of bituminous coal for the nation. By the late 19th century, the two lines were among America’s largest businesses... Learn More
    Published: 6th November 2017
    Hardback | £42.00
  11. Indianapolis Union and Belt Railroads
    In an era dominated by huge railroad corporations, Indianapolis Union and Belt Railroads reveals the important role two small railroad companies had on development and progress in the Hoosier State. After Indianapolis was founded... Learn More
    Published: 7th September 2017
    Hardback | £35.00
  12. My Life with Trains
    Named one of the "75 People You Should Know" by Trains Magazine, Jim McClellan was a railroading legend and one of the railroad industry’s titans. An iconic and innovative executive, McClellan participated in the creation of... Learn More
    Published: 19th June 2017
    Hardback | £35.00
  13. British Columbia by the Road
    By offering behind-the-scenery glimpses of how boosters and builders modified the BC landscape and shaped what drivers and tourists could view from the comfort of their vehicles, this book confounds the idea of “freedom of the... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2017
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £28.99
  14. Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free
    Red Tail Captured, Red Tail Free is a rare gift detailing the experience of Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson, who was one of 32 Tuskegee Airmen from the 332nd Fighter Group to be shot down defending a country that considered them... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2017
    Hardback | £22.99
  15. The Propeller under the Bed
    On July 25, 2010, Arnold Ebneter flew across the country in a plane he designed and built himself, setting an aviation world record for aircraft of its class. He was eighty-two at the time and the flight represented the culmination... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2017
    Hardback | £22.99
  16. This Colossal Project
    This Colossal Project presents an absorbing epic on the building of the fourth Welland Canal, which connects Lake Ontario and Lake Erie and allows ships to bypass Niagara Falls. An immense undertaking, the canal is a vital part... Learn More
    Published: 5th December 2016
    Hardback | £35.00
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