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Chasing the Sunshine: The Story of Queensland's Sunshine Express

By: David Burke

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2009

Seller ID: 003442

ISBN: 0980569230

Condition: New


Details the story of one of Queensland's most loved and most eventful rail services, the Sunshine Express, which travelled from Brisbane to Cairns from 1935 to 1953, and includes many historical photographs of the train, and the locations that it visited. In telling this story, the book follows the construction of the North Coast Line or 'Sunshine Route' which took over 35 years to complete and stretched over 1,600 kilometres. 154 pages. View more info

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One American Too Many: Boss Badger and the Brisbane Trams

By: David Burke

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2012

Seller ID: 9780987268105

ISBN: 0987268104

Condition: New


One hundred years ago, striking tramway workers brought the sleepy colonial city of Brisbane to the edge of anarchy in an unprecedented general strike. This publication, by prominent railway historian David Burke, tells the story of American Joseph Stillman Badger, who electrified the trams, and of the events that led to the 'Black Friday' clash between 15,000 strikers and 2000 police on 2 February 1912. 126 pages. View more info

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Behind the Tin Fence: A History of the Ipswich Railway Workshops

By: Edited by Veronica Macno and Geraldine Mate and David Mewes

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Queensland Museum: 2011

Seller ID: 9780014404780

ISBN: 0014404788

Condition: New


The Ipswich Workshops had a pivotal role in the development of Queensland's railways. This detailed study documents the hard work, innovation and skills of the thousands of men who contributed to the proud history and traditions of the Workshops. It provides a valuable insight into the evolution of the Workshops, including the construction of the North Ipswich Roundhouse and the later development of the Workshops Rail Museum. 192 pages. View more info

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Optimum All Colour Reference Car Repair and Maintenance [used book]

By: Optimum

Price: $50.00

Publisher: UK, Optimum: 1984

Seller ID: 0600351300

ISBN: 0600351300

Condition: Good


Used book in good condition. Shows in full colour and step-by-step how to tackle just about every DIY car maintenance and repair work worth attempting. As well as servicing, maintenance and repairs, this book also shows how to improve a car's appearance, by fitting those acessories that change it from a mass-produced vehicle into a personalised and stylish motor car. It also explains how to improve engine performance and install accessories to monitor this. A properly tuned engine is an economical one - so money is saved too in the long run! With this manual, anyone will soon find the exp... View more info

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Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men

By: Peter Fitzsimons

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Australia, Harper Collins: 2016

Seller ID: 9781460751909

ISBN: 1460751906

Condition: New


The must-read story of the boy from Brisbane who became a wartime hero and aviation trailblazer. In an action-packed life, the indomitable 'Smithy' went from fighting as a soldier amid the carnage of Gallipoli and the Western Front to taking to the skies against the likes of the Red Baron - for which he won the Military Cross for gallantry - before becoming the greatest peacetime aviator of his generation. Along with Charles Ulm, he was the first to conquer the Pacific by air, the first to fly across the Tasman Sea, the fastest to fly from England to Australia, and the first pilot to cir... View more info

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Flight Stability and Automatic Control [Second Edition][used book]

By: Robert C. Nelson

Price: $80.00

Publisher: USA, McGraw-Hill Professional: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 0070462739

ISBN: 0070462739

Condition: Very Good


The second edition of Flight Stability and Automatic Control presents an organized introduction to the useful and relevant topics necessary for a flight stability and controls course. Not only is this text presented at the appropriate mathematical level, it also features standard terminology and nomenclature, along with expanded coverage of classical control theory, autopilot designs, and modern control theory. Through the use of extensive examples, problems, and historical notes, author Robert Nelson develops a concise and vital text for aircraft flight stability and control or flight dynamic... View more info