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London Local Trains in the 1950s and 1960s

by Kevin McCormack

This remarkable colour album of 1950’s and 1960’s images covers non-express trains working in and out of London termini, along with a selection of feeder services operating in roughly a 40 mile radius of...

Railroads and American Political Development: Infrastructure, Federalism, and State Building

by Zachary Callen

America’s founders envisioned a federal government of limited and enumerated powers. What they could not envision, of course, was the vast and complex infrastructure that the growing nation would demand—a...

Cuba's Car Culture: Celebrating the Island's Automotive Love Affair

by Tom Cotter

Welcome to Cuba's automotive time capsule, filled with classic cars. The story of how Cuba came to be trapped in automotive time is a fascinating one. For decades, the island country had enjoyed healthy tourism...

Zero to 60

by Tony Quinn

From growing up in a wooden caravan to building his own state-of-the-art racetrack, this is the remarkable story of Targa champion, Hampton Downs and Highlands Motorsport Park owner Tony Quinn. On a clear and...

Everyday Modifications for Your Triumph

by Iain Ayre

The books in the Everyday Modifications series are designed to guide classic car owners through the workshop skills needed to make their vehicles easier to use and enjoy. This book is concerned with improving...

Mil' Mi-6/-26: Heavy-Lift Helicopters

by Yefim Gordon

Developed in the early 1950s to meet a Soviet Army requirement and first flown in June 1957, the Mi-6 was the largest-yet helicopter created in the Soviet Union. Its notable features included a power-plant consisting...

The Official DVSA Guide to Riding - the essential skills (3rd edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Whether you're a learner, an experienced motorcyclist or an instructor, this book will help you to develop safe riding skills for life.

Fully updated for 2016, this essential publication now includes information...

B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration

by Jerome J. McLaughlin

B-17 Flying Fortress Restoration weaves lively narrative and first-person accounts to capture the restoration of a World War II-vintage Boeing B-17 bomber, from the airplane's arrival in pieces on the back of...

Porsche 914

by Richard Gooding

The Porsche 914 was born into consistently confusing and troubled times at Porsche and Volkswagen, not least with the idea of a non-911 Porsche horrifiying many at the time. A Porsche with an engine that wasn't...

TWA 800: The Crash, the Cover-Up, and the Conspiracy

by Jack Cashill

TWA Flight 800 crashed into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff from JFK airport on July 17, 1996, killing all 230 passengers on board. Although initial reports suggested a terrorist attack, FBI and NTSB investigators...

Heaven's Ditch

by Jack Kelly

The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile waterway entirely by hand and largely through wilderness. As excitement...

An Introduction to Rail Transport Planning

by Donovan Muddle

This textbook attempts to details in depth the various concepts needed for the planning of rail transport. This textbook represents perhaps the first attempt anywhere to dfescribe in detail the processes involved...

Little Book of Land Rover

by Charlotte Morgan & Stephen Vokins

The Second World War proved, among other things, the value of a basic 4-wheeled drive vehicle of rugged construction. The success of the American Jeep inspired the Wilkes' brothers, Maurice & Spencer, who ran...

Little Book of The Mini

by Jon Stroud

The brainchild of Alec Issigonis, the first Minis rolled off the production line in 1959. By the time it finished production in 2000 it had sold over 5 million cars in many variations including sports models...

Reeds Vol 5: Ship Construction for Marine Engineers

by Paul Anthony Russell & E.A. Stokoe

This textbook covers ship construction techniques and methods for all classes of Merchant Navy marine deck and engineering Certificates of Competency (CoC) as well as Undergraduate students studying Naval Architecture...


by Sophie Williamson-Stothert

The R-Series BMW MINI had a lot to live up to. Launched in 2001, it was riding in the wake of the classic 1959-2000 Mini. At the time, BMW were going to have to create something as special and innovative as...

The Traffic Power Structure


The modern traffic system is ecologically unsustainable, emotionally stressful, and poses a physical threat to individuals and communities alike. Traffic is not only an ecological and social problem but also...

Airplane Reading

by Christopher Schaberg & Mark Yakich

Re-examining the strange and ordinary world of air travel, one flight at a time.

The Official DVSA Guide to Driving Goods Vehicles (11th edition)

by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Whether you're a learner, an experienced LGV driver or an instructor, this book has something for you. It's packed full of expert advice designed to improve your skills and keep everyone safe on today's increasingly...

British Submarine vs Italian Torpedo Boat

by David Greentree, Ian Palmer & Peter Dennis

As the war in North Africa escalated, Axis war efforts became increasingly dependent on supply lines across the Mediterranean. To try to cut off these lines of supply the British deployed submarines from the...