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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...


In Kon-Tiki's Wake

by Pete J Capelotti

It was the original Survivor series, only without the omnipresent cameras, paramedics, and faux tribal rituals. Between the spring of 1947 and the summer of the year 2006, more than forty expeditions sought...


Iowa's Railroads: An Album

by Don L. Hofsommer & H. Roger Grant

At one point in time, no place in Iowa was more than a few miles from an active line of rail track. In this splendid companion volume to Steel Trails of Hawkeyeland (IUP, 2005), H. Roger Grant and Don L. Hofsommer...


Advanced Race Car Chassis Technology HP1562: Winning Chassis Design and Setup for Circle Track and Road Race Cars

by Bob Bolles

Updated with nearly 60 percent new material on the latest racing technology, this book details how to design, build, and setup the chassis and suspension for road race and stock cars. Includes chassis dynamics,...


My Father's Shadow: A Portrait Of Justice Peter Mahon

by Sam Mahon

An intimate portrait of Justice Peter Mahon, who headed the Erebus plane crash inquiry, written by his son. Described often as 'a man for all seasons', Justice Peter Mahon is perhaps best remembered for his...


Are You For Wheel? The Most Amazing Cars Ever: The Most Amazing Cars Ever

by Tony Davis

A funny and fascinating journey through more than 200 years of motoring, highlighting the oddest, craziest, and most interesting cars ever built. The fastest, the sleekest, the most famous and the strangest!...


You Must Be Skidding! The Biggest Losers Of The Car World

by Tony Davis

Cars, cars and more cars! Who thought it was a good idea to call a car Gremlin, or Cedric or Touring Bruce? Which will fly first: the Moller Skycar or the pig? Hear about the floating car that sank? Hear about...


Batavia

by Peter FitzSimons

Batavia is the greatest story in Australia's history and history comes to life with Peter Fitzsimons. The Shipwreck of the Batavia combines in just the one tale the birth of the world's first corporation, the...


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...


Ship Construction Sketches and Notes

by John F Kemp, Peter Young & D J Eyres

This classic book in the Kemp and Young series has been fully revised and updated by David J Eyres, author of the well-known Butterworth-Heinemann title "Ship Construction," and will prove indispensable to the...


Shipboard Operations

by H I Lavery

This book covers the knowledge of shipboard operations required by candidates for professional qualification as Chief Officer and Master Mariner. It deals with the basic routines and procedures, and the many...


Notes on Meterology

by Richard Kemp, Young & Kemp

Part of the Kemp and Young series, this book provides a concise introduction to meteorology. Information is presented using diagrams, illustrations and worked examples. Mathematics is kept to a necessary minimum...


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...


Chevy LS1/LS6 Performance HP1407

by Chris Endres

A complete performance guide for Chevrolet's newest generation LS1 small-block Chevy engine. Includes sections on bolt-ons, cylinder heads, intake manifolds, camshafts and valvetrain, fuel injection, block prep,...


Race Tech's Motorcycle Suspension Bible

by Paul Thede & Lee Parks

Suspension is probably the most misunderstood aspect of motorcycle performance. This book, by America's premier suspension specialist, makes the art and science of suspension tuning accessible to professional...


High Perf. Fasteners & Plumbing HP1523: A Guide to Nuts, Bolts, Fuel, Brake, Oil & Coolant Lines, Hoses, Clamps, Racing Hardware and Plumbing Techniqu

by Mike Mavrigian

The essential reference guide for choosing the right fastener and plumbing for any automotive high performance, custom or racing application.

This user-friendly guide explains high-performance fasteners, plumbing,...


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...


How to Make Your Car Last Forever: Avoid Expensive Repairs, Improve Fuel Economy, Understand Your Warranty, Save Money

by Thomas Torbjornsen

For many people, a well-maintained automobile is a source of pride and peace of mind. But for others, the idea of routine maintenance is daunting. How to Make Your Car Last Forever will guide you through the...


The Railroad That Never Was: Vanderbilt, Morgan, and the South Pennsylvania Railroad

by Jr., Herbert H. Harwood

Herbert H. Harwood, Jr., tells the story of one of the most infamous railroad construction projects of the late 19th century. This 200-mile line through Pennsylvania's most challenging mountain terrain was intended...


Custom Auto Wiring & Electrical HP1545: OEM Electrical Systems, Premade & Custom Wiring Kits, & Car Audio Installations for Street Rods, Muscle Cars,

by Matt Strong

This indispensable guide to high performance and OEM automotive electrical systems covers electrical theory, wiring techniques and equipment, custom wiring harnesses for racing, hot rods and restorations, pre-made...