The Resource Train : the definitive visual history

Train : the definitive visual history

Label
Train : the definitive visual history
Title
Train
Title remainder
the definitive visual history
Title variation
DK Smithsonian
Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Featuring amazing images of trains, virtual tours of engines, and profiles of key innovators, designers, and engineers, Train: The Definitive Visual History traces the history of the railroad and the role of trains, from the first steam engines to today's high speed bullet trains. Comprehensive catalogs feature the most important trains from each period, exploring in detail iconic trains such as the Fairy Queen, Orient Express, and Javelin, and follows the development of trains from early steam to Diesel engines and modern electronic locomotives. Beautiful photographs and detailed maps explore some of the world's most impressive rail routes from South Africa to Siberia, including the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the trans-Siberian Railway, and the high-speed Japanese Tokaido Shinkansen line. Includes 2 exclusive prints
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
625.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TF15
LC item number
.T73 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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Smithsonian Institution
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Locomotives
  • Locomotives
Label
Train : the definitive visual history
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1804-1838: The Iron Horse -- Pioneer: Richard Trevithick -- A British Invention -- Profile: Rocket -- The Liverpool & Manchester Railway -- Steam for Home and Export -- Pioneers: The Stephensons -- World Pioneers -- Railroad Expansion -- 1839-1869: Building Nations -- The US Forges Ahead -- Profile: Thatcher Perkins -- Building Great Railroads: Union Pacific -- Britain Advances -- Euro Progress -- Pioneer: Isambard Kingdom Brunei -- The GWR's Broad Gauge -- Mass Movers -- Building the Tube -- Nations and Colonies -- 1870-1894: A World Of Steam -- 19th-century Racers -- London Locals -- End of the Great Western Broad Gauge -- Profile: C & PA Snow Plow -- Delivering to America -- Building Great Railroads: Canadian Pacific -- Specialty Steam -- Profile: Merddin Emrys -- Shrinking the World -- Profile: DHR B Class No. 19 -- The First Electric Passenger Train -- 1895-1913: Golden Age -- Express Steam for the UK -- British Evolution
  • Contents note continued: Profile: GWR Auto Trailer No. 92 -- Continental Glamour -- Pioneer: Fulgence Bienvenue -- Profile: H & BT Caboose No. 16 -- Rapid Development -- Profile: VGN Class SA No. 4 -- The New York Elevated Railway -- On Other Gauges -- Building Great Railroads: Trans-Siberian Railway -- Competition From the New Electrics -- 1914-1939: Steam's Zenith -- Locomotives for World War I -- War Machines -- Fast and Powerful -- Profile: King Edward II -- Great Journeys: Orient Express -- Mixed-Traffic Movers -- Versatile Engines -- Freight Shifters -- Pioneer: Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley -- Streamlined Steam Around Europe -- Profile: Mallard -- The Age of Speed and Style -- Diesel and Electric Streamliners -- Practical Diesels and Electrics -- Profile: Reading MU No. 800 -- 1940-1959: War And Peace -- World War II Logistics -- Profile: DR No. 52.8184-5 -- Wartime Service -- The US Moves into Diesel -- Postwar US -- Profile: N & W GP9 Class No. 521 -- Britain Makes the Change
  • Contents note continued: Profile: Deltic Prototype -- Europe Follows the US -- Great Journeys: The Blue Train -- Electric Charge -- Postwar Steam -- Profile: N & W J Class No. 611 -- World Steam's Last Stand -- Profile: Class WP No. 7161 -- Europe's Last Gasp -- Profile: Beyer-Garratt No. 138 -- Moving People and Goods -- 1960-1979: Built For Speed -- Freight and Passenger Accelerates -- Profile: Modified DR V100 -- High-speed Pioneers -- The Bullet Train -- Profile: DR No. 18.201 -- Technology in Transition -- Great Journeys: Indian Pacific -- Traveling in Style -- 1980-1999: Changing Tracks -- High Speed Goes Global -- Building Great Railroads: Eurostar -- Diesel's Next Generation -- A New Wave of Electrics -- Profile: Palace on Wheels -- Urban Rail Solutions -- After 2000: Rail Revival -- Universal Applications -- Historic Railways -- Profile: Clan Line & Belmond British Pullman -- High Speed---The New Generation -- Spectacular Stations -- Faster and Faster
  • Contents note continued: Profile: Javelin No. 395 017 -- Dubai Metro -- Into the Future -- How Railways Work: Engines And Tracks -- How Tracks Work -- How Wheels Work -- How Signals Work -- Radstock North Signal Tower -- How Steam Locomotives Work -- How Diesel Locomotives Work -- How Electric Locomotives Work
Control code
ocn870920083
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781465422293
Lccn
2012287667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Label
Train : the definitive visual history
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1804-1838: The Iron Horse -- Pioneer: Richard Trevithick -- A British Invention -- Profile: Rocket -- The Liverpool & Manchester Railway -- Steam for Home and Export -- Pioneers: The Stephensons -- World Pioneers -- Railroad Expansion -- 1839-1869: Building Nations -- The US Forges Ahead -- Profile: Thatcher Perkins -- Building Great Railroads: Union Pacific -- Britain Advances -- Euro Progress -- Pioneer: Isambard Kingdom Brunei -- The GWR's Broad Gauge -- Mass Movers -- Building the Tube -- Nations and Colonies -- 1870-1894: A World Of Steam -- 19th-century Racers -- London Locals -- End of the Great Western Broad Gauge -- Profile: C & PA Snow Plow -- Delivering to America -- Building Great Railroads: Canadian Pacific -- Specialty Steam -- Profile: Merddin Emrys -- Shrinking the World -- Profile: DHR B Class No. 19 -- The First Electric Passenger Train -- 1895-1913: Golden Age -- Express Steam for the UK -- British Evolution
  • Contents note continued: Profile: GWR Auto Trailer No. 92 -- Continental Glamour -- Pioneer: Fulgence Bienvenue -- Profile: H & BT Caboose No. 16 -- Rapid Development -- Profile: VGN Class SA No. 4 -- The New York Elevated Railway -- On Other Gauges -- Building Great Railroads: Trans-Siberian Railway -- Competition From the New Electrics -- 1914-1939: Steam's Zenith -- Locomotives for World War I -- War Machines -- Fast and Powerful -- Profile: King Edward II -- Great Journeys: Orient Express -- Mixed-Traffic Movers -- Versatile Engines -- Freight Shifters -- Pioneer: Sir Herbert Nigel Gresley -- Streamlined Steam Around Europe -- Profile: Mallard -- The Age of Speed and Style -- Diesel and Electric Streamliners -- Practical Diesels and Electrics -- Profile: Reading MU No. 800 -- 1940-1959: War And Peace -- World War II Logistics -- Profile: DR No. 52.8184-5 -- Wartime Service -- The US Moves into Diesel -- Postwar US -- Profile: N & W GP9 Class No. 521 -- Britain Makes the Change
  • Contents note continued: Profile: Deltic Prototype -- Europe Follows the US -- Great Journeys: The Blue Train -- Electric Charge -- Postwar Steam -- Profile: N & W J Class No. 611 -- World Steam's Last Stand -- Profile: Class WP No. 7161 -- Europe's Last Gasp -- Profile: Beyer-Garratt No. 138 -- Moving People and Goods -- 1960-1979: Built For Speed -- Freight and Passenger Accelerates -- Profile: Modified DR V100 -- High-speed Pioneers -- The Bullet Train -- Profile: DR No. 18.201 -- Technology in Transition -- Great Journeys: Indian Pacific -- Traveling in Style -- 1980-1999: Changing Tracks -- High Speed Goes Global -- Building Great Railroads: Eurostar -- Diesel's Next Generation -- A New Wave of Electrics -- Profile: Palace on Wheels -- Urban Rail Solutions -- After 2000: Rail Revival -- Universal Applications -- Historic Railways -- Profile: Clan Line & Belmond British Pullman -- High Speed---The New Generation -- Spectacular Stations -- Faster and Faster
  • Contents note continued: Profile: Javelin No. 395 017 -- Dubai Metro -- Into the Future -- How Railways Work: Engines And Tracks -- How Tracks Work -- How Wheels Work -- How Signals Work -- Radstock North Signal Tower -- How Steam Locomotives Work -- How Diesel Locomotives Work -- How Electric Locomotives Work
Control code
ocn870920083
Dimensions
31 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781465422293
Lccn
2012287667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)

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