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Transportation
#1
A Steam Odyssey: The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand
Victor Hand, photog. Don Phillips, intro. Jeff Brouws, afterword. Wendy Burton, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393084313.  Daedalus Item Code: 71735
 
Since 1955, Victor Hand has taken photographs of railways around the world, seeking out steam locomotives from North America in the 1950s to China in the 1990s. His extensive overseas travels placed ... (Read More)
 
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#2
Titanic: One Newspaper, Seven Days, and the Truth That Shocked the World
Stephen W. Hines.
Publisher: Cumberland House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402256653.  Daedalus Item Code: 71333
 
The Titanic was a marvel of modern engineering and the pride of Britain's maritime fleet; it was unthinkable that she should sink on her maiden voyage, and the world was frantic for ... (Read More)
 
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#3
Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy, and the End of the Edwardian Age
Greg King & Penny Wilson.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250052544.  Daedalus Item Code: 71572
 
When the RMS Lusitania was torpedoed in 1915, the ship carried millionaires and actresses, impresarios and suffragettes—a microcosm of the waning Edwardian era. More than a hundred years after ... (Read More)
 
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#4
Iron Horses: America's Race to Bring the Railroads West
Walter R. Borneman.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316371773.  Daedalus Item Code: 71020
 
The completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869 marked the start of a greater challenge: to build a faster, more direct line from Chicago to Los Angeles through the southern part of the ... (Read More)
 
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#5
Full Steam Ahead: A Golden Age of Cruises
Boris Dänzer-Kantof.
Publisher: Scriptum Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781902686790.  Daedalus Item Code: 71242
 
Abundantly illustrated with archival and contemporary photos—some filling two pages, and most previously unpublished—as well as documents, passenger travel diaries, and promotional brochures and ... (Read More)
 
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#6
The Coming of the Comet: The Rise and Fall of the Paddle Steamer
Nick Robins.
Publisher: Seaforth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848321342.  Daedalus Item Code: 70935
 
From 1812, when Henry Bell's Comet began regularly carrying passengers on Scotland's Clyde River, through the end of the 19th century, the paddle-wheel steamer was synonymous with river travel ... (Read More)
 
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#7
Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name: The First Forty Years of Britain’s Most Prestigious Company, 1904–1944
Peter Pugh.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848319240.  Daedalus Item Code: 72539
 
Beginning with the meeting of engineer Henry Royce and aristocrat C.S. Rolls in 1904, and the creation in 1906 of the legendary Silver Ghost, this is the story of the genius, talent, and dedication ... (Read More)
 
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#8
Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed
John F. Ross.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250033840.  Daedalus Item Code: 72420
 
At the turn of the 20th century two inventions captured the country's imagination; the car and the airplane were glamorous, fast, and dangerous, and racers and flying aces quickly became American ... (Read More)
 
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#9
Mayday!: A History of Flight through its Martyrs, Oddballs and Daredevils
David Darling.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780744094.  Daedalus Item Code: 72164
 
In the world before aircraft, to believe that flight might be possible required a certain kind of character, notes science writer David Darling; you had to be starry-eyed and ingenious, and possess ... (Read More)
 
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#10
Early Japanese Railways 1853–1914: Engineering Triumphs that Transformed Meiji-era Japan
Dan Free.
Publisher: Tuttle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9784805310069.  Daedalus Item Code: 70398
 
While the impact of rail travel on 19th-century America and Europe is well known, its parallel development in Japan also forms a fascinating chapter in railroad history. During this period of rapid ... (Read More)
 
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