Chronicles of Canada Volume 32 - The Railway Builders: A Chronicle of Overland Highways
Oscar D. Skelton
Oscar Douglas Skelton was a Canadian political economist and civil servant. Skelton was a loyal member of the Liberal Party, an expert on international affairs, and a nationalist who encouraged Canadi...More on Oscar D. Skelton
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Third Class in Indian Railways by Mohandas Gandhi
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 – 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He was t...
George and Robert Stephenson by Samuel Smiles
George Stephenson did not invent the steam engine, that was due to Newcomen and later to James Watt. He did not invent the steam locomotive, that was...
The Romance of Modern Engineering by Archibald Williams
It is a non-technical book that describes the history and development of modern engineering. It was written by Archibald Williams, a Scottish engineer...
The Ashtabula Disaster by Stephen D. Peet
It tells the harrowing story of a tragic train accident that occurred in Ashtabula, Ohio in 1876. The book was originally published in 1877, just one...
The Story Of The Pony Express Book by Glenn D. Bradley
The Story of the Pony Express offers an in depth account behind the need for a mail route to connect the eastern U.S. with the rapidly populating west...
A History of the Comstock Silver Lode and Mines by Dan DeQuille
This is a brief account of the Comstock Lode silver mines, and description of the geographic features of the state of Nevada including the railroads....
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