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  • Innovative Applications of Big Data in the Railway Industry
    Use of big data has proven to be beneficial within many different industries, especially in the field of engineering; however, infiltration of this type of technology into more traditional heavy industries, such as the railways, has been limited. Innovative Applications of Big Data in the Railway Industry is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the uti...
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    322,94 €

  • A Public Spirit
    George H. Atkinson
    George Henry Atkinson (1819-89) was a son of New England who arrived in the Oregon Territory in 1848, sent by the American Home Missionary Society. Although his commission from the Society specified that his work was to be ecclesiastical and educational, he took an approach to that assignment which went well beyond his mandate. Well-informed and energetic, he made an impact on ...
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    10,45 €

  • Iowa Northern Railway
    Barton Jennings
    On December 6, 2023, Canadian National announced that it had signed and closed an agreement to acquire Iowa Northern Railway (IANR), a railroad started on August 7, 1981, by shippers on a recently closed route of the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific. Starting as a selection of isolated routes used to keep grain moving for a few elevators, by 2023 the IANR operated approximately 2...
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    19,90 €

  • Dogs of the Railways
    Jill Lenk Schilp
    This is the story of the vagabond canines that hopped on railroads across the United States, often becoming celebrities and national heroes. Chapters introduce canines like Owney, guardian of the railway mail service; Fala, FDR’s beloved dog and train-companion; Annie, the Colorado railway ambassador; the K9 patrols who watch over the tracks; and many more. As railroads we...
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    43,12 €

  • Iberian Rails
    Fred Matthews
    This is the second part of a survey of Iberian railways and tramways in 1963, when the author and his friend Larry Veysey made a long circular tour of the Peninsula. In 1963 the traditional tramways were large and busy, though already in the sights of modernizing bureaucrats. The broad-gauge national RENFE and most independent railways were still largely powered by steam; many ...
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    26,24 €

  • Iberian Rails
    Fred Matthews
    This is the second part of a survey of Iberian railways and tramways in 1963, when the author and his friend Larry Veysey made a long circular tour of the Peninsula. In 1963 the traditional tramways were large and busy, though already in the sights of modernizing bureaucrats. The broad-gauge national RENFE and most independent railways were still largely powered by steam; many ...
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    35,30 €

  • Mopeds, scooters, and other fuel-efficient automobiles
    mARY Dierfield
    Petrol prices are higher currently than they have ever been. People are spending twice as much a gallon in many places as they did two years ago. Information that prices will only rise more is making the rounds in the news and online. Many customers are rather concerned about this because they are unsure of what to do. They most definitely cannot afford to keep only paying the ...
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    9,72 €

  • There is a Train Depot!
    Randy Schreifels
    TRAIN DEPOTS are portals of travel. Travel to adventure. There is only four things you need to prepare yourself; Transportation, lodging, food and security. All others you should not be! If you have the funds and the spirit, go for it. ...
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    14,37 €

  • INTRODUCTION OF SUPER-SPEED RAIL
    QIZHOU HU
    Super-Speed Rail (SSR) system is the fifth mode of transportation after ships, trains, automobiles and aircrafts, featuring characteristics of ultra-high-speed (1000-2000 km/h), high safety, low energy consumption, low noise, no vibration, no pollution and so on.This unique compendium analyzes its operation principle, system architecture and attribute characteristics, discusses...
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    112,63 €

  • Cleveland & Chagrin Falls Interurban vs Cleveland & Eastern Railway
    Dan Rager
    ’Kaleidoscope’ edition, Vol. 6 is an in-depth and historic look through northeast Ohio’s Cleveland & Chagrin Falls (C. & C. F.) and Cleveland & Eastern (C. & E.) railway interurban systems. The book contains an array of significant information not covered in previous editions. Comparisons between the two lines will be examined along with a merit of data. The author has previous...
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    78,01 €

  • Rails of change
    Ayush Ranjan
    This is a captivating and insightful book that delves into Ayush’s rich experiences with Indian Railways, one of the world’s largest railway networks. As a seasoned traveler, Ayush has embarked on numerous journeys across the country, discovering hidden gems and immersing himself in the vibrant culture of India.Throughout the book, Ayush recounts the various ways in which he ha...
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    13,06 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® NORTHEAST CORRIDOR
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor from New York City to Washington, D.C.? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva Hoffman of Ev...
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    48,77 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® COAST STARLIGHT
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight from Seattle, Washington to Sacramento, California? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva Hoff...
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    44,42 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® TEXAS EAGLE
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Texas Eagle from Chicago, Illinois to San Antonio, Texas? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva Hoffman of Eve...
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    60,31 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® SUNSET LIMITED
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Sunset Limited from New Orleans, Louisiana to San Antonio, Texas? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva Hoffma...
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    50,87 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® COAST STARLIGHT
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight from Sacramento to Los Angeles, California? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva Hoffman of E...
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    42,38 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® NORTHEAST CORRIDOR
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor from Boston to New York City? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva Hoffman of Evergreen, C...
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    47,06 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® DOWNEASTER
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Downeaster from Boston to Coastal Maine? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva Hoffman of Evergreen, Colorado....
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    38,13 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® EMPIRE BUILDER
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Empire Builder from Glacier National Park to Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was writ...
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    54,87 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® EMPIRE BUILDER
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Empire Builder from St. Paul, Minnesota to Glacier National Park, Montana? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. E...
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    47,12 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Salt Lake City, Utah to San Francisco, California? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Ev...
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    48,97 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago, Illinois to Denver, Colorado? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva Hoffman of...
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    47,20 €

  • A GUIDEBOOK TO AMTRAK’S® SOUTHWEST CHIEF
    Eva Hoffman
    Planning an upcoming train trip on Amtrak’s Southwest Chief from Kansas City, Missouri to Albuquerque, New Mexico? Then this is the book for you! Learn about everything out your window milepost-by-milepost and really enhance your journey. It really helps pass the time knowing about the interesting people, places, and history that you will see. This book was written by Dr. Eva H...
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    45,53 €

  • Sierra and Desert Rails
    Fred Matthews
    A survey in black and white photos and text of the railroads of California’s Sierra Nevada mountains and the old minng lines in the desert just beyond the mountains, in the last steam era, from 1947 to 1959.  The two main-line routes, Donner Pass and the Feather River Route, were enjoying an Indian Summer of activity after World War II, with the postwar construction boom bringi...
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    23,25 €

  • Oil on the Pigtail
    Rexford G. Wiggers
    Until the fall season of 1859, naturally occurring seeps of crude oil in rural Northwestern Pennsylvania were considered a local oddity. The locals who lived near the seeps would often skim off the oil that collected on the surface of ponds and streams. The skimmed oil was used as a cure-all medicine, as a fuel for torches, or as a crude lubricant for neighborhood sawmill and g...
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    34,01 €

  • Iron Men
    Mont Lingard
    Eminent Newfoundland Railway historian Mont Lingard paints vivid pictures of the 'Iron Men'-tough and dedicated railroaders and their trains that opened up Newfoundland’s territory and economy, and serviced its interior and outport communities, beginning in the nineteenth century and lasting throughout most of the twentieth.An institution for half a century before Newfoundland ...
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    22,77 €

  • Computers in Railways XVIII
    Originating from papers presented at the 18th International Conference on Railway Engineering Design and Operation, this book provides up-to-date research on the use of advanced systems, promoting their general awareness throughout the management, design, manufacture and operation of railways and other emerging passenger, freight and transit systems. A key emphasis is placed on...
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    217,03 €

  • Hopewell Junction
    Bernard L. Rudberg / John M. Desmond
    Reveals the life and lore of a vanished era of railroad history. ...
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    26,95 €

  • Station Agent and the American Railroad Experience
    H Roger Grant
    Before the widespread popularity of automobiles, buses, and trucks, freight and passenger trains bound the nation together. The Station Agent and the American Railroad Experience explores the role of local frontline workers that kept the country’s vast rail network running.Virtually every community with a railroad connection had a depot and an agent. These men and occasionally ...
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    25,32 €

  • Derailed
    Tom Haines-Doran
    This insightful new book calls for a radical rethink of how we view the railways and explains the problems we face and how to fix them. Haines-Doran asks: What if the railways were seen as an indispensable feature of the national economy, a social good that needs to be supported? ...
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    22,52 €