Books in category Transportation – Railroads

  • Little Trains to Faraway Places

    Little Trains to Faraway Places
    Karl R. Zimmermann

    Karl Zimmermann, railroad author and accomplished photographer, chronicles his journeys aboard these rarest of trains. Individual chapters weave history and travelogue, complemented by more than 100 color illustrations.

  • Uncle Sam s Locomotives

    Uncle Sam’s Locomotives
    Eugene L. Huddleston

    Uncle Sam's Locomotives looks at these magnificent locomotives and discusses how and why the designs were chosen, how they related to existing designs, what standardizing entailed, and how each performed.

  • Вагоны
    Л.А. Шадур

    Учебник для вузов ж.д. трансп. В книге рассматриваются устройство, выбор технико-экономических параметров и габаритных размеров, а …

  • History of the J G Brill Company

    History of the J.G. Brill Company
    Debra Brill

    A fascinating variety of open, closed, convertible, and semi-convertible cars, propelled by horse, steam, cable, and electricity, parade through the pages of this book.

  • Satan le Ma tre du monde

    Satan le Maître du monde
    Ean Rad

    D’imposantes colonnes richement décorées de fresques hiéroglyphiques parcourent la salle hypostyle monumentale.

  • All Aboard

    All Aboard
    Jim Loomis

    Written for both veterans and those considering their first rail journey, this guide is an expansive resource for train travel and the broader world of rail transit in the United States and Canada.

  • Chicago America s Railroad Capital

    Chicago: America’s Railroad Capital
    Brian Solomon, John Gruber, Michael Blaszak, Chris Guss

    "A history of the development of Chicago as a railroad hub, from its earliest days to the present, illustrated with color and black and white photographs, maps, and railroad memorabilia"-Provided by publisher.

  • Wheel Rail Interface Handbook

    Wheel-Rail Interface Handbook
    R. Lewis, U Olofsson

    This comprehensive volume will enable practising railway engineers, in whatever discipline of railway engineering – infrastructure, vehicle design and safety, and so on – to enhance their understanding of wheel/rail issues, which have a …

  • Chinese Railways in the Era of High Speed

    Chinese Railways in the Era of High Speed
    Zhenhua Chen, Kingsley E. Haynes

    This book reflects on experiences in other countries and makes recommendations for improving the capability and capacity of institutions and organizations, in order to achieve sustainable development of the Chinese high-speed railway (HSR) …

  • A Field Guide to Trains of North America

    A Field Guide to Trains of North America
    Gerald L. Foster

    The only book of its kind, this field guide includes a chapter on how to identify locomotives as well as detailed descriptions and illustrations of locomotives and cars – from road switchers and electrics to passenger and freight cars.

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