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Trains

Author: Jonathan Sheikh-Miller
Publisher: London : Usborne, 2002.
Series: Internet-linked discovery.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Looks at trains, from the earliest steam locomotives to the latest maglevs. Contains descriptions of recommended websites to help the reader find out more. A quick link to the sites is provided at the Usborne Publishing Quicklinks website at www.usborne-quicklinks.com. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Sheikh-Miller
ISBN: 0746047010 9780746047019 0746047002 9780746047002
OCLC Number: 48571900
Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Train basics --
The first trains --
Steaming ahead --
American railroads --
Making tracks --
All aboard --
In the city --
Going underground --
Mountain trains --
Faster and faster --
Diesel power --
Cargo carriers --
Steam giants --
High-speed electrics --
The end of steam? --
Under the sea --
Modern machines --
Floating trains --
Great train journeys --
Amazing models --
Did you know? --
Using the internet.
Series Title: Internet-linked discovery.
Responsibility: J. Sheikh-Miller.

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This volume provides an overview of how trains have developed over the years, from the oldest steam locomotives to streamlined speed machines. It includes links to Web sites where you can hear train  Read more...

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