3 edition of The people and the railways found in the catalog.
The people and the railways
Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American civilization ; LAC 11571)
|Statement||by Appleton Morgan.|
|Series||Library of American civilization -- LAC 11571.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||245|
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Supported by solid, well chosen photography, Perles delineates Muni's history from its earliest days, detailing the inception and subsequent opening of each streetcar line (invariably piloted by Mayor James /5(3). From BBC Radio 4 - Book of the Week: A magnificent account of Britain's railways and how track and carriage united a nation.
This series of readings includes an exploration of many aspects of the railway revolution, such as the challenges of 'railway time', the nuances of first, second and third class, the dificulties of lighting and heating, passenger comfort, what to eat when travelling and /5.
Overview. This is a book about Sodor, taking a scholarly approach to its history, geography and industry, which could not be discussed in the children's literary confines of The Railway background information on the locations, people, railways, and engines in The Railway Series comes from this book.
The book was the fruit of Awdry's desire to create a credible and consistent world Author: The Rev. Awdry and George Awdry. The Railway Series is a set of British story books about a railway system located on the fictional Island of are 42 books in the series, the first being published in Twenty-six were written by the Rev.
Wilbert Awdry, up to A further 16 were written by his son, Christopher Awdry; 14 between andand two more in and The Island of Sodor: Its People, History and Railways is a book that was written by the Rev. Awdry and his brother, is a reference book for the Railway Series, and was first published as a hardcover book in Inthe book was released as a spiral-bound book with a map of Sodor.
Showing 1 to 30 of 20, results. The Railway Adventures: The Places, Trains, People and Stations by Vicki Pipe and Geoff Marshall | 16 Oct out of 5 stars The heartbroken wife of the train driver killed in the Stonehaven tragedy has hit back at people 'implying' that her 'kind, gentle husband was to blame' for the rail disaster.
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Transforming lives and landscapes, they have left their mark on everything from timekeeping to tourism. It must be admitted that railways tend to attract people (and by "people", I mean men) whose commitment to fact precludes any sense of humour, human character, mystery, romance.
The. Emily the engineer: In August, Network Rail and industry partners created an activity book, which we gave to families travelling on the railway during the book is full of puzzles and quizzes and follows the character of Emily the engineer on her rail adventures – seeking to spark children's imaginations and inspire them to consider a career in engineering.
Sodor: Reading Between the Lines is a Railway Series and Sodor information book written by Christopher Awdry and published in Christopher Awdry repeatedly requested the publisher to reprint The Island of Sodor: Its People, History and Railways written by his father the Rev.
Awdry and his uncle George Awdry, but they did not reprint. So he offered to buy the copyright of the book, but.
This is a tribute to the Railway Series books when they were published, and is to celebrate the 70th anniversary. It was taking me time to make. The People's Railway book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. The authors created the make-believe island of Sodor and its railway service to serve as an authentic background to the Railway Series of books about Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends.
Description: x, pages: illustrations, maps ; 21 cm: Responsibility: W. Awdry and G. Awdry. I’d like to be magisterial and say The Railways: Nation, Network and People by Simon Bradley is the definitive work, or as comprehensive a book as you can find on the history of Britain’s railways.
I’d like even more to be the happy pedant, pointing out lacunae in the description of how Britain adopted the standard gaurge against Brunel’s broad gauge. The Uganda Railway, was a metre-gauge railway system and former British state-owned railway company.
The line linked the interiors of Uganda and Kenya with the Indian Ocean port of Mombasa in Kenya. After a series of mergers and splits, the line is now in the hands of the Kenya Railways Corporation and the Uganda Railways Corporation.
Excerpt from The Railways and the People If oranges were sold at such a price, and so distributed, as to enable every person to use two daily, there would be a market for car loads per month, cars per year; and American health and happiness would be Author: Sterling Price King.
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The precursors to modern trains debuted in the early s in Germany with the introduction of wagonways. These primitive railed roads consisted of wooden rails over which horse-drawn wagons or carts were able to move with greater ease than over dirt roads. Priced at ¥2, yen, the book is sold at stations run by the 40 railway companies.
Users can get stamps by showing their book and train tickets at stations, with fees for receiving a stamp set.