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Liber_vermis added a title to their For later shelf Dec 15 2017
Since the birth of the railroads in the early Industrial Age, people across the world have been fascinated by the locomotive as a powerful symbol of advanced technology and an exciting means of transport. From the early beginnings of steam power...
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As a train speeds over the Sankey Viaduct, the dead body of a man is hurled into the canal below. Inspector Robert Colbeck and Sergeant Victor Leeming take charge of their most complex and difficult case yet. Hampered by the fact that the corpse...
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Young Imogen Burnhope and her maid Rhoda board a non-stop train to Oxford to visit her Aunt Cassandra, who waits on the platform at Oxford station to greet them. Only they never arrive. All the passengers alight but the two women are nowhere to be...
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James J. Hill (1838-1916), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern United States. In this splendid biography, Martin, the first researcher to have access to Hill's voluminous correspondence, richly portrays a...
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McCulloch's Wonder is the classic story of a classic rail line -- the Kettle Valley Railway. Conceived in the late 1880's as a route to allow the mines of the Kootenay District of southern British Columbia access to the coast and Vancouver, the...
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