The QM2 Story
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Chris Frame, Rachelle Cross
Categories: Technology & Engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: History PressLtd

The QM2 story
The Triumph of Great Tradition the Story of Cunards 175 Years
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Eric Flounders, Michael Gallagher
Categories: Ocean liners
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-01 - Publisher:

In 2015 Cunard celebrate their 175th anniversary. Its heritage dates back to 1839 where Sir Samuel Cunard won the first British Government contract to supply a regular mail service across the North Atlantic. Since that date Cunard has had hundreds of ocean liners. Cunard's golden age occurred after the Second
The Narrowboats Story
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Nick Corble
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-30 - Publisher: The History Press

Bright and colourful, slow and easy, narrowboats are seen today as the epitome of a peaceful life and a wonderful way to get away from the stresses of modern living. Although true, this is a far cry from their origins as the workhorses of the early days of industrial revolution,
The Hovercraft Story
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Ashley Hollebone
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-29 - Publisher: The History Press

Motoring journalist Ashley Hollebone reveals for the first time the full story behind the hovercraft, a wonderful British invention that was created in a back shed from a rusty food tin and an old hair dryer – simple yet remarkable! Christopher Cockerell’s 1950s invention has found a multitude of uses
The GWR Story
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Rosa Matheson
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-29 - Publisher: The History Press

The Great Western Railway – quickly coming to be known as ‘God’s Wonderful Railway’ – was once regarded as the most advanced in the world. Engineered by Isambard Kingdom Brunel it was initially designed to connect Bristol to London and came to develop a distinct character all of its own,