all ebooks in category: History of Railroads

Mobile Modernity: Germans, Jews, Trains
English | April 19, 2007 | ISBN: 0231140126 | EPUB | 368 pages | 19.5 MB

Though the history of the German railway system is often associated with the transportation of Jews to labor and death camps, Todd Presner looks instead …

The Edge of Anarchy: The Railroad Barons, the Gilded Age, and the Greatest Labor Uprising in America
English | ISBN: 1250128862 | 2019 | 320 pages | EPUB | 12 MB

"Timely and urgent…The core of The Edge of Anarchy is a thrilling description of the boycott of Pullman cars and equipment by Eugene Debs’s fledgling …

«The World the Railways Made» by Nicholas Faith
English | ISBN: 9781781858356 | EPUB | 10.7 MB

Across American praries, through Siberian tundra, over Argentinian pampas and deep into the heart of Africa, the modern world began with the arrival of the …

The Journey Matters: Twentieth-Century Travel in True Style
English | November 7th, 2019 | ISBN: 1786494167 | 384 pages | EPUB | 14.74 MB

What was it really like to take the LNER's Art Deco Coronation streamliner from King's Cross to Edinburgh, to cross the Atlantic by the SS …

Wallace W. Abbey : A Life in Railroad Photography
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0253032245 | 219 Pages | PDF | 288 MB

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 …

The Golden Age of Train Travel (Shire Library USA)
English | May 20, 2014 | ISBN: 0747813248 | 64 pages | EPUB | 23 Mb

For the century after 1865 all the largest railroad companies had flagship luxury trains, spectacularly appointed steamliners offering unrivaled standards of service and thoughtful amenities …

Railway Architecture (Shire Library)
English | January 20, 2015 | ISBN: 0747814457 | 64 pages | EPUB | 2.44 Mb

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes. Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery …