Transportation

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Endurance

Endurance

by Alfred Lansing

Ernest Shackleton defined heroism in 1915 when his ship, the Endurance, was trapped in ice and then destroyed on its way to Antarctica. This tense week-by-week, month-by-month reconstruction charts the incredible journey undertaken by his crew of 27 men through 850 miles of the southern Atlantic's heaviest seas.
The Path Between the Seas

The Path Between the Seas

by David McCullough

Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic Bibliography: p. 655-669.
Includes index.
First Light

First Light

by Geoffrey Wellum

First Light is the name of several items. Several albums carry the name: First Light (Wishbone Ash album), a previously unreleased album by rock group Wishbone Ash First Light (album), an unrelated album by folk artist Richard Thompson First Light (Freddie Hubbard album) It can also be used to identify: First Light (Preston book), a nonfiction book on astronomy by Richard Preston First Light (Wellum book), a memoir by Geoffrey Wellum.
Endurance

Endurance

by Caroline Alexander

In August 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail aboard the Endurance bound for the South Atlantic - their goal to be the first explorers ever to cross Antarctica. Weaving a treacherous path through the icy Weddell Sea, they came within eighty miles of their destination when the ship became trapped in the ice pack. For the next ten months they waited for the ice to break, but it never did, instead crushing the Endurance in its flows, leaving the crew stranded. With remarkable... Read more about this item
Shadow Divers

Shadow Divers

by Robert Kurson

Shadow Divers is a non-fictional recounting of the discovery of a World War II German U-Boat sixty miles off the coast of New Jersey, USA in 1991.
Introduction To Flight

Introduction To Flight

by Anderson John D

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Stick and Rudder

Stick and Rudder

by Wolfgang Langewiesche

 The invisible secret of all heavier-than-air flight: the Angle of Attack. What it is, and why it can't be seen. How lift is made, and what the pilot has to do with it. Why airplanes stall How do you know you're about to stall? The landing approach. How the pilot's eye functions in judging the approach. The visual clues by which an experienced pilot unconsciously judges: how you can quickly learn to use them. The Spot that does not move. This is the first statement of this phenomenon. A foolproof... Read more about this item
Nothing Like It In the World

Nothing Like It In the World

by Stephen E Ambrose

Nothing Like It In the World was written by Stephen Ambrose, a writer of historical literature books, and is a #1 New York Times Bestseller about the building of the Transcontinental Railroad. The book is about the period of the railroad from 1863 to 1869. The railroad spanned from Omaha, Nebraska to Sacramento, California.
The Ravens

The Ravens

by Christopher Robbins

"While America and the rest of the world watched the Vietnam war on television, a handful of elite Air Force pilots, wearing anything but uniforms and piloting unarmored, small, prop-driven aircraft, fought a secret war..." in "the other theater - a small nation called Laos, next door to Vietnam, bordered by the Ho Chi Minh Trail..."
Unsafe At Any Speed

Unsafe At Any Speed

by Ralph Nader

Unsafe at Any Speed: The Designed-In Dangers of the American Automobile by Ralph Nader, published in 1965, is a book detailing resistance by car manufacturers to the introduction of safety features, like seat belts, and their general reluctance to spend money on improving safety. It was a pioneering work of consumer advocacy, openly polemical but containing substantial references and material from industry insiders. It made Nader a household name and the style is often imitated.
Modern Automotive Technology

Modern Automotive Technology

by James E Duffy

Includes index.
Wanderer

Wanderer

by Sterling Hayden

Verdict On Erebus

Verdict On Erebus

by Peter Mahon

Six Frigates

Six Frigates

by Ian W Toll

Hm Bark Endeavour

Hm Bark Endeavour

by Ray Parkin

The Kon-Tiki Expedition

The Kon-Tiki Expedition

by Thor Heyerdahl

Sled Driver

Sled Driver

by Brian Shul

The Ashley Book Of Knots

The Ashley Book Of Knots

by Clifford W Ashley

The Wright Brothers

The Wright Brothers

by David McCullough

Transportation Books & Ephemera

Train Wrecks

Train Wrecks

by Reed, Robert C

Man From Steamtown, The

Man From Steamtown, The

by Adair, James R

Railways

Railways

by Loxton, Howard

Westward To Promontory

Westward To Promontory

by Combs, Barry B

A Locomotive Engineer\'s Album

A Locomotive Engineer's Album

by Abdill, George B

Highliners

Highliners

by Beebe, Lucius

The Un-Beaten Track

The Un-Beaten Track

by Knox, Collie

The Pleasures Of Railways

The Pleasures Of Railways

by Hollingsworth, Brian

Highball

Highball

by Beebe, Lucius