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The Little Black Book of Motorcycle Wisdom

by Niels Aaboe

There’s no getting around the allure of motorcycles. Since 1885, when Gottlieb Daimler mounted a gas-powered engine on a wooden bicycle, riders of all ages have been drawn to the exhilaration and terror of...


A Power Primer - An Introduction to the Internal Combustion Engine

by Public Relations Staff General Motors

“ … This might be called a "sketch book of engines." Pictures have been substituted for words wherever possible, and the technical language has been held to a minimum. Most people today have at least a nodding...


The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight

by Winston Groom

Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they...


The Flight Navigator Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration

The Flight Navigator Handbook provides information on all phases of air navigation and is a source of reference for everyone in the field, from navigators to navigator students.

This handbook explains how to...


The Turning Wheel - The story of General Motors through twenty-five years 1908-1933

by Arthur Pound

“ …GENERAL MOTORS in 1933 reached its twenty-fifth milestone. Since the founding of General Motors Company of New Jersey in 1908, the growth of the organization has contributed a unique chapter to American...


Salt in the A.I.R.

by Jenetta Russell

When ten women artists are brought together to paint the beautiful old vessels of the Sydney Heritage Fleet and create an exhibition, there are always going to be wonderful stories to tell as they take their...


The River: A Memoir of Life in the Border Cities

by Paul Vasey

A vivacious memoir of life along the Detroit River, from the prize-winning reporter, novelist, and CBC broadcaster Paul Vasey.


Wall Smacker - The saga of the speedway

by Peter De Paolo

“ …The pages that follow are not offered as an attempt at literary style or excellence. I am far from being a writer, and, to tell the truth, “Wall Smacker” was the hardest task I’ve ever undertaken....


Classic Japanese Performance Cars: History & Legacy

by Ben Hsu

One of the hottest new trends is to drive a vintage Japanese performance car. Learn performance upgrades with this book.


Building the St. Helena II: Rebirth of a Nineteenth-Century Canal Boat

by Carrol Gantz

Building the St. Helena II tells the story of the 1970 reconstruction of an authentic, operational 1825 canal boat. The narrative unfolds in the small village of Canal Fulton, Ohio, along the surviving one-mile...


Ohio's Grand Canal: A Brief History of the Ohio & Erie Canal

by Terry K. Woods

"There have been a number of books written about Ohio's nineteenth-century canal system, especially about the Ohio & Erie Canal, but Ohio's Grand Canal is by far the most meticulously researched account I have...


Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 18701885

by David Hastings

Drawing upon more than 80 personal diaries and journals of those on board, this resource explores the rich experience and the trials and tribulations of hopeful Anglo-Celtic pilgrims headed to Australia and...


David Vizard's Holley Carburetors: How to Super Tune and Modify

by David Vizard

This book explains the science, function, and the tuning expertise required to get your Holley carburetor to perform its best.


British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guide

by Pip Dunn

British Rail Main Line Locomotives Specification Guide identifies the major detail differences and livery variations that have appeared on all British Rail, ex-British Rail and privatized railway diesel and...


Frogeye Sprite: The Complete Story

by John Baggott

Frogeye Sprite - The Complete Story is the only book to have been written exclusively about the iconic Mark 1 Austin Healey Sprite. The headlights in the bonnet and unusual radiator grill shape gave the car...


Guide Book for the Tourist and Traveler over the Valley Railway

by John S. Reese

Founded in 1871 by a group of entrepreneurs from Cleveland, Akron, and Canton, the Valley Railway paralleled the Cuyahoga River Valley, stretching from southeast Cleveland to Akron and then on to Canton and...


The Country Railway

by Tim Bryan

While the coming of the railways to Britain's towns and cities in the nineteenth century transformed their fortunes and gave urban dwellers new opportunities to travel across the country, the effect on the largely...


British River Navigations: Inland Cuts, Fens, Dikes, Channels and Non-Tidal Rivers

by Stuart Fisher

Britain's rivers deserve to be better known. Teeming with wildlife, steeped in history, sporting bridges, docks and stunning architecture, not to mention supporting riverside pubs, waterways museums and a variety...


The Colombo Bay

by Richard Pollak

In the face of killer storms, fires, piracy, and terrorism, container ships the length of city blocks and more than a dozen stories high carry 90 percent of the worlds trade. This is an account of one ship's...


New Mobilities Regimes in Art and Social Sciences

by Susanne Witzgall & Gerlinde Vogl

New Mobilities Regimes analyses how global mobilities are changing the world of today and the role of political and economic power. Bringing together essays by leading scholars and social scientists, including...