Category: TRAINS, RAILWAYS, TRAIN TRAVEL

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Underground

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: underground


The eponymous London Underground sign - we'll customize it to suit your home town, city or even family name. View more info

MODEL RAILWAYS ON A BUDGET

By: Freezer Cyril J.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Thorsons Publishing UK: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008021

ISBN: 0850598214

Condition: Good


Comprehensive guide to model railways, includes many practical cost-cutting tips on tools and materials, track and power supplies, scenery and structures. Suitable for both the novice and more experienced model railway builder. View more info

THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STEAM & RAIL.

By: Garratt, Colin & Wade-Mattyhew, Max

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Lorenz Books: 1998

Seller ID: 012816

Condition: Excellent/Very Good


This huge book (nearly 2.5kgs packed for post) looks at the early beginnings of steam power to today's high-speed passenger trains. The book covers nearly two centuries of locomotive and railway development. Divided into several sections; birth, growth, present and then sections on world rail experiences from the Americas, Europe, Asia & the Pacific. This book is the coming together of an earlier two volume set. Written by experts in the field and illustrated with over 1... View more info

Yesterday's Railways Recollections of an Age of Steam

By: Herring, Peter

Price: $41.00

Publisher: UK, David & Charles: 2002

Seller ID: 012814

Condition: Excellent


Many still recall when the train was their principal means of travel, whether to school or work, to visit friends and relatives, or to go on a trip away from home. Trains were not only used to transport people; they were also an essential means for daily survival, delivering the coal that heated their homes and food that sat on the dinner table. It was a time when a train journey remained an adventure, and the steam locomotive that made such a journey possible provided a... View more info

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Galloping Wheels

By: Lawson, Will and Hickey, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Angus & Robertson: 1947

Seller ID: 013372

Condition: Good


Galloping Wheels by Lawson and Hickey is less than 500g & 215pp. Faults? dj tatty on top edge, top right corner of pp has water stain (see pic - goes to about p37) - novel inspiring readers to appreciate the joys of becoming one of the rail afficiondos of New South Wales. View more info

UNCOMMON CARRIERS

By: McPhee John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 008068

ISBN: 0374280398

Condition: As New


This is a book about people who drive trucks, captain ships, pilot towboats, drive coal trains and carry lobsters through the air: people who work in freight transportation. As New condition View more info

By Underground To Kew: London Transport Posters 1908 To The Present

By: Riddell, Jonathan & Stearn, William

Price: $26.00

Publisher: UK, Studio Vista - London: 1994

Seller ID: 011285

Condition: Excellent


96 crisp white pages of some of the most beautiful travel/garden art ever designed. Colours that are vibrant, muted, harmonious, attracting & offering never-ending appeal. Samples from well-respected graphicists with bio information at rear. Approx 700g packed/carded for post. View more info

Trains of the Old West

By: Solomon, Brian

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Metro Books: 1998

Seller ID: 013321

Condition: Excellent


A hefty 142pp, approx 1.2kg to post. Destined to be a cherished favorite of both history buffs and railroad aficionados, this handsome volume explores one of the most exciting periods in the history of the United States. Gorgeously illustrated with historical and contemporary photographs, Trains of the Old West is a unique tribute to the adventurous, pioneering spirit in which the United States was built. View more info

Along the Rails

By: Solomon, Brian and Riley, C.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: NY, Metro Books: 2000

Seller ID: 008558

Condition: Fine


A wonderful pictorial history of the railroad, filled with archival photos of famous trains, major events in railroading, disasters (wrecks), and much more. This copy in fine condition, as new, with a jacket that is in the same condition. Numerous photos & early rail ads etc. Packed weight will be just ove 1kg. View more info

Great Railway Photographs by Eric Treacy -A Classic Collection of the Finest Railway Photographs in the British Isles

By: Treacy, Eric

Price: $33.00

Publisher: UK, Reed Chancellor: 1997

Seller ID: 011598

Condition: Excellent


Great Railway Photographs by Eric Treacy - A Classic Collection of the Finest Railway Photographs in the British Isles 216 wonderful pp & a kilo to post. A collection of over 300 photographs of railway subjects from around the British Isles, ranging from Southern England to Scotland and from the mighty Pacific locomotives to the dirty unloved goods trains, by photographer Bishop Eric Treacy. review >>> The collection of approximately 300 photographs was put together by a... View more info

Fire & Steam A New History of the Railways in Britain

By: Wolmar Christian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Atlantic Books, London: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012822

ISBN: 1 84354 022 3

Condition: Excellent


364pp, 850g carded/packed for post. endpaper has a colour presentation plate to the Members of the Rail Freight Group, Christian has signed the book on the title page in black pen. Fire and Steam tells the dramatic story of the people and events that shaped the world’s first railway network, one of the most impressive engineering achievements in history. The opening of the pioneering Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the beginning of the railways’ vital... View more info