Trains Magazine's Train Wrecks 2012

Trains Magazine's Train Wrecks 2012

by Kalmbach Publishing Co.

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Take a ride that's anything but routine in Train Wrecks a special issue publication from Trains magazine. Take a revealing look at some of the worst railroad accidents in history. Defective equipment, weather, human error—all have contributed to tragedy on the tracks.
  • View dramatic historical photos, many never-before-published
  • Learn about the 100 worst wrecks in history
  • Read about the crash on Dutchman's Curve, the worst loss of life on the rails
  • Find out which train used a basement for brakes
  • Travel to Crush, Texas – a publicity stunt gone wrong
  • Learn which wrecks led to key technological advances
  • Gain insight on the NTSB's methods of investigation

The gripping stories in Train Wrecks follow the evolution of safety in the railroad industry. Learn how tragedy produced new technology, and adversity led to advancement.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940043958853
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
Publication date: 05/03/2012
Series: ePeriodical Series
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 925,446
File size: 40 MB
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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