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A History of Road Trains in the Northern Territory 1934 - 88.
Maddock, John.
ISBN: 0864171870
Kangaroo Press Sydney 1996 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos, rear cover creased, spine ends chipped, minor edgewear. 176 pp. Road trains are unique to Australia, and are the only efficient transport in the outback where there are no rail lines. They replaced the previous camel trains. The road trains started with ex-defence vehicles, and then progressed to powerful British and American marques. Includes a history of the freight companies, problems arising (floods in the Wet season), and the interface with rail-road services. Maddock was long-time editor of the journal Track & Bus Transportation. 
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4468  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Along the Line in Western Australia [Railway Series: No 571].
Richardson, J. (editor).
Traction Publications Canberra 1969 
  Paperback wide trade, card covers, stapled (rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, scuff mark front cover, rear cover lightly marked, light creases along spine & top corner rear cover. 43 pp. This pictorial book presents a collection of photos of an era gone forever from the railway scene in Western Australia. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25913  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Australia by Rail: The Ghan from Adelaide to Alice [Alice Springs].
Downes, Jim; Daum, Berthold.
ISBN: 0646272888
Lichtbild Pty Ltd Melbourne, Cromer 1996 
  Hardback square quarto, dustjacket, very good condition, pictorial cover (in very good dustjacket), colour text-photos, faint sticker mark front free flyleaf, minor edgewear. 80 pp. The story of The Ghan train, which travels from Adelaide (South Australia) to Alice Springs (Northern Territory), and named after the Afghan camel riders. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1578  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Blue Mountains Railways.
Bayley, William A.
ISBN: 0909597235
Austral Publications Bulli, NSW 1980 
  Paperback trade, card covers, good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, covers lightly marked, stapled (lightly rusted), light foxing edges, pages faintly toned, light stain middle pages, minor edgewear. 79 pp. This small book is about the Blue Mountains Railways. The many photos will be of interest to anyone who would like to know about this important part of the Blue Mountains history. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29808  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Brisbane Dropcentre Type Cars: Bogie Combination Cars [Tramcar Guides].
Electric Railway, South Pacific.
ISBN: 0909372004
South Pacific Electric Railway Sydney 1974 
  Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, staples lightly rusted, bottom corner creased, pages lightly toned, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover, tiny biro annotation front cover. Unnum 10 pp. (Estimated, date, 1974, Trove catalogue.) This book is a history of the Brisbane Dropcentre type tram cars, which were called Bogie Combination cars, which came into use from 1925. This book will interest anyone who wants to learn about an important part of Australia's past. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27648  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Brisbane's Railways: Steam to Electric.
West, A. M.; Publications Branch, editor.
ISBN: 0909937109
Australian Railway Historical Society, QLD Division Brisbane 1979 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good condition, stapled, flexible covers, black & white text-photos, map, spine little rubbed, staples lightly rusted, few tiny scuffs front cover, minor edgewear. 51 pp. This booklet was published to commemorate the inauguration of electric rail services in Brisbane. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29756  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Buses of the Garden State: A Pictorial Review of Private Buses in Victoria.
Tilley, Bruce.
ISBN: 0949817201
Railmac Publications Adelaide, Elizabeth 1982 
  Paperback large wide octavo, thick card covers, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, reader creases along spine, spine ends lightly scuffed, minor edgewear. 64 pp. (Estimated date, 1982, Trove catalogue.) This book is a fascinating look at private buses in Victoria. The author has been interested in buses from an early age, and has taken many photos in the past, which are an important part of this book. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28200  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Class 50s in Operation.
Clough, David N.
ISBN: 0711029717
Ian Allan Publishing Hersham, Surrey 2004 
  Hardback small quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos. Heavy. 160 pp. In this book the author pieces together the operational record of this popular British locomotive, examining its antecedents, the construction and early years on the LMR, and the final decades on the western and southern regions. This detailed and comprehensive volume will be much sought after - to help preserve surviving examples, as well as for those who recall their glory days. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21867  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Cycle Repair and Maintenance.
Evans, Ken; Scott, Allan; Budrys, A. J.
ISBN: 0713624515
Adam & Charles Black London 1984 
  Paperback wide quarto, very good condition, black & white drawings & photos, minor edgewear, cover corner tips little worn, faint foxing edges, top corner front cover creased. 96 pp. Based on "Bicycles: How They Work and How to Fix Them" by Budrys. This edition has been adapted for the UK by Evans and Scott. The book is a comprehensive maintenance guide, and explains and illustrates the parts of all types of bicycles popular throughout Europe and elsewhere. How they work, how they might go wrong and precisely how to fix the problems are all covered. There are step-by-step instructions, photos and diagrams. A useful book for all bicycle owners. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28905  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Early Trams of Sydney: Photographs from the Field Collection at the Mitchell Library.
Bromby, Robin (compiler).
ISBN: 0949675059
Cromarty Press Sydney, Neutral Bay 1983 
  Paperback oblong, stapled, very good condition, black & white text-photos, spine & rear cover little creased, minor edgewear. 64 pp. This booklet is about the early trams of Sydney. The first steam trams ran in 1879 and within 19 years the city had the largest steam tram network in the world. The many photos make this a fascinating look at an important part of Sydney's history. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29078  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Eastern Suburbs Railway: A Political and Economic Survey of Sydney's Suburban Railways, with Particular Emphasis on the Construction of the Eastern Suburbs Railway.
Brady, I. A.
Australian Railway Historical Society, New South Wales Division Sydney, St James 1979 
  Paperback wide octavo, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, minor edgewear, top corner tips creased last few pages, slight crease & light foxing covers, light foxing inside covers & middle pages, staples lightly rusted, corner tips rear cover scuffed. 60 pp. This small book gives a survey of Sydney's Suburban Railways, and a detailed history of the construction of The Eastern Suburbs Railway line. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25911  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Ford Engines: Industrial, Agricultural, Marine and Automobile (8 and 10 h.p., V8 30 h.p., Major Tractor, Consul, Zephyr Six).
Sanderman, J. W. (editor).
George Newnes London 1953 
  Hardback very small, dustjacket, very good condition (in fair dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, adverts, appendix, edge pieces missing jacket (about 80% complete), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. 236 pp. Specially compiled to meet the requirements of mechanically-minded owners and operators, and for all those engaged in the maintenance and repair of these popular Ford engines. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4567  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Ghost Railways of Australia.
Bromby, Robin.
ISBN: 0734409230
Lothian Books Sydney 2006 
  Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), colour & black & white photos (including frontispiece), light foxing reverse side jacket (minor edgewear), closed tear top edge rear cover, few tiny dents front cover & jacket, spine ends little rubbed. Heavy (1.3 Kg), and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 232 pp. This book is about the railroads that are now deserted. Dajarra in Queensland, just a dusty settlement in the middle of nowhere, was once a railhead that handled more cattle than even the fabled Abilene in Texas. On the Ravensthorpe line in Western Australia, trains in the past would stop to allow locals to pick wildflowers - now they don't run anymore. The stories of the vanished people who tended the railroads and trains and the places are illustrated by a wide variety of photos, many never published before. A wonderful book for anyone with an interest in Australian history. 
Price: $60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29697  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Government Railways of Tasmania Official Time Table and General Information from 24th February, 1936, Until Further Notice.
Railways of Tasmania, Government.
Walter E. Shimmins, Government Printer Tasmania 1936 
  Paperback small trade, good plus condition, thin card covers, concealed staples, tables, fold-out map inside rear cover (small tear in foldline), black & white text-photos, adverts, pages little toned, few light stains front cover, top corner rear cover creased, corner tips covers & pages slightly creased. 106 + 22 pp. This wonderful but scarce little book is packed with time tables, advertisements and useful information. A great addition to any Australian history or train book collection. A well cared for copy of this rare book which is in good condition for its age. 
Price: $140.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40132  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Illawarra Mountain Railway, New South Wales.
Jacobson, O. F.
ISBN: 0909164037
Illawarra Historical Society Wollongong, NSW 1997 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, card cover (stapled), black & white text-photos, map, glossy paper, minimal edgewear. 64 pp. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17251  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Juggernaut! A Story of Sydney in the Wild Days of the Steam Trams.
Burke, David.
ISBN: 0864179022
Kangaroo Press Sydney 1997 
  Hardback quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white text-photos & drawings, few colour photos, glossy paper, endpaper map, minor faint foxing spots reverse side jacket. 152 pp. Sydney once operated one of the world's largest steam tram networks. It began as a temporary line to the International Exhibition of 1879, but rapidly spread to long-established suburbs such as Coogee, Bondi Beach, Dulwich Hill, Leichhardt and Rozelle. By the year 1900, steam trams were making 1200 daily journeys through the City and carrying some 70 million passengers each year. More than just a convenient means of transport, the 'Juggernauts' and 'Manglers' became an indispensable part of the city's social fabric, but they had a bloody accident rate, and were gradually replaced by electric trams mostly from 1900 to 1910. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6426  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Lachlan Valley Railway Society (A Pictorial History): Volume 1: 1974 - 77.
Woodland, Tony.
ISBN: 0949817988
Railmac Publications Adelaide, Elizabeth 1994 
  Paperback wide trade, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos & timetables, map, minor edgewear, covers little rubbed & scratched. 32 pp. This publication is about The Lachlan Valley Railway Society Co-operative Ltd which formed in 1974 and incorporated in 1977, with the aim of restoring and maintaining in running order some of the state's remaining steam locomotives and vintage rolling stock. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26412  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Lapstone Zig Zag Railway Blue Mountains - New South Wales.
Bayley, William A.
ISBN: 0909597073
Austrail Publications Bulli, NSW 1975 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing edges, staples rusted, tiny scuff spine ends, covers little faded, minor edgewear. 68 pp. A booklet about the smaller and lesser known Zig Zag Railway at Lapstone which was used by trains for just over half as long as the Great Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Just on forty miles from Sydney, just two years after its opening, the Lithgow Zig Zag Railway was put in place, and the little Zig Zag at Lapstone was abandoned and forgotten, overgrown with scrub and trees until the motor car age found part of it to use as a vehicular highway. Today, it is explored by people interested in history. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29558  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Lithgow Zig Zag Railway Blue Mountains - New South Wales.
Bayley, William A.
ISBN: 0909597103
Austrail Publications Bulli, NSW 1973 
  Paperback trade, stapled pamphlet, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, faint foxing centre map & edges, covers little faded, minor edgewear. 64 pp. A booklet about the Zig Zag Railway at Lithgow. Opened in 1869, the Great Lithgow Zig-Zag was acclaimed a railway engineering feat, unique in the world. The railway was in use until 1910, being superseded by a system of 10 tunnels. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29559  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Melbourne Tramways.
Keenan, David R. (editor).
ISBN: 0909338043
Transit Press Sans Souci, NSW 1985 
  Paperback large oblong quarto, card covers, stapled (lightly rusted), very good condition, black & white text-photos, maps, minor edgewear corners, large sticker mark title page. 83 pp. The pictorial story of Melbourne's magnificent tramways system, some of which still survives today. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25027  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Metro-land: British Empire Exhibition 1924 Edition, with a New Introduction by Oliver Green.
Green, Oliver (introduction).
ISBN: 1904915000
Southbank Publishing London 2004 
  Hardback small octavo, no jacket as issued, very good plus condition, pictorial cover, black & white text-photos, few colour photos, black & white adverts, maps, foldout map inside rear cover, patterned pastedowns. 120 pp. Metro-land is the creation of the Metropolitan Railway's Publicity Department. The title was devised as a catchy media advertising brand name for the areas northwest of London - in Middlesex, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire - served by the line. A new edition of Metro-land was published annually from 1915 until 1932, the last full year of the Metropolitan's existence as an independent railway company. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24825  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Offal, Oil and Overseas Trade: The Story of the Sydenham to Botany Railway.
Pollard, Neville.
ISBN: 0909650217
Australian Railway Historical Society, New South Wales Division Sydney, St James 1988 
  Paperback large quarto, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, diagrams, rear cover lightly marked, minor creasing spine & edgewear. 56 pp. The story of the railway's role in the development of the wider Botany area of southern Sydney. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25916  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Picton - Mittagong Main Line Railway.
Bayley, William A.
ISBN: 0909597154
Austrail Publications Bulli, NSW 1975 
  Paperback trade, good condition, stapled pamphlet, card covers, black & white text-photos, maps, faint foxing edges, light wear along spine, staples rusted, tiny scuff spine ends, covers lightly foxed, minimal insect damage one page, minor edgewear. 64 pp. The story of the Picton - Mittagong Railway. The first train was a departmental special with a 30-class 4-6-4 tank engine and an American car starting from Bowral on a very cold morning. This booklet which is packed with photos and lots of information will interest anyone wanting to know some of the railway history about this part of Australia. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29792  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Pioneer Highway Holiday Itinerary.
Tourist Coaches, Pioneer.
Pioneer Travel City Not Stated 1960 
  Paperback tall trade pamphlet & separate folded quarto single-page itinerary, good condition, map, single-colour drawings, minor toning & edgewear, few marks, tiny holes top corner of itinerary (staple removed). Unnum 2 pp. A brochure with a single page itinerary for a journey from Adelaide to Melbourne on 27th August 1960. The name of the person taking the holiday is stamped on the front of the brochure and the single page itinerary has a stamp from a travel service in Perth, Western Australia. The no.136 - Issued August 1960 is on the itinerary. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40037  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Queensland Railways Centenary Time Table.
Railways, Queensland.
Queensland Railways / Government Printer Brisbane 1965 
  Paperback, very good condition, stapled, spine little rubbed, staples rusted, top spine scuffed (tiny piece missing), pages lightly toned, minor edgewear. 150 pp. This timetable booklet was published to celebrate the centenary of suburban rail lines from Brisbane to Ipswich, Shorncliffe, Pinkenba, Ferny Grove, Petrie, and Caboolture, South Brisbane to Manly, Lota, Kuraby, Corinda, and South Brisbane to Beenleigh. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40025  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Rail Enthusiasts Guide to the Brisbane Region.
Webber, Brian.
ISBN: 0646334670
Australian Railway Historical Society (Queensland Division) Queensland 1999 
  Paperback trade, stapled, very good condition, black & white photos, maps, top spine lightly scuffed, minor edgewear. 88 pp. The author has written this book to help travellers learn about the railways of the cities and areas they visit, in this case Brisbane. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25478  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Railfan's Handbook New South Wales.
McKillop, Robert F. (editor).
ISBN: 0909650438
Australian Railway Historical Society, NSW Division Sydney, Redfern 1998 
  Paperback small quarto, very good condition, maps, black & white text-photos, inside front cover lightly foxed, crease front cover, minor edgewear. 80 pp. The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to railway operations in New South Wales for both the experienced railfan and the not-so-knowledgeable. The handbook provides details of passenger and freight services, locomotives and rolling stock, the rail tourist lines and museums, the heritage aspects of the NSW railways and detailed lineside guides to features of interest and photo locations. Produced by the same publisher of Railway Digest. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25476  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Rails to the Tableland: The Story of the Cairns Railway.
Ellis, R. F.
ISBN: 0909937060
Australian Railway Historical Society, QLD Division Brisbane 1990 
  Paperback wide octavo, stapled, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few colour photos, maps, minor edgewear, spine ends little rubbed, covers little faded, few light marks front cover, minor edgewear, sticker mark rear cover. 72 pp. This is the story of the Cairns railway, and it is dedicated to those hardy pioneering men and women who, a century ago, made a dream into a reality. The many photos bring this important piece of Australian history to life. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27559  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Standard Gauge Railway Across Australia.
Bayley, William A.
Austral Publications Bulli, NSW 1973 
  Paperback trade, card covers, very good condition, black & white text-photos, map, light crease along spine, covers lightly scratched, staples rusted, spine rubbed (ends little worn), minor edgewear, label covers old price marks. 64 pp. This booklet is about Australia's standard gauge railways. The many photos will be of interest to anyone who would like to know about this important part of Australia's history. 
Price: $13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26517  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Steam Pictorial: A Photographic Survey of Steam Locomotives at Work on the New South Wales Railways.
Bolton, Terry (editor); Budd, Dale (editor).
New South Wales Rail Transport Museum Sydney 1970 
  Paperback small octavo, stapled, very good condition, many black & white text-photos (mostly full-page), staples rusted, some foxing rear cover & top edge, minimal edgewear, copy 2. 40 pp. This book is a pictorial history of steam engines. There are 42 glimpses of steam locomotives at work, mostly on their regular duties. This book will interest anyone who wants to know about an important part of Australia's past. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27649A  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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