In a gripping thriller whose cast of real-life characters includes Prime Minister Harold Wilson, his senior adviser Lady Falkender, gay Labour peer Tom Driberg and the investigative journalist Paul Foot, Adam Macqueen plays ‘what if’ ...
Author: Adam Macqueen
Publisher: Eye & Lightning Books
This book summarises what can be found and seen right up to date, including the considerable achievements of the past such as the first tunnel beneath the Thames, the world's first truly underground railway; and the first proper sewerage ...
Author: Antony Clayton
Category: London (England)
To go under London is to penetrate history, and Ackroyd's book is filled with the stories unique to this underworld: the hydraulic device used to lower bodies into the catacombs in Kensal Green cemetery; the door in the plinth of the statue ...
Author: Peter Ackroyd
19.95 Beneath the Streets of Boston BUILDING AMERICA'S FIRST SUBWAY B.
by Joe McKendry ECKONING READERS to examine the territory beneath
Boston's streets , Joe McKendry explores a century - old world when the city took
Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
To the left, on a clear day, one could see Manhattan, with its famous skyline of the
George Washington Bridge, the Empire State Building, and the rest of the lower
Manhattan skyline. And to the right, the small 32 Death Beneath the Streets.
Author: Randolph Mase
Illustrated with photographs, movie stills, prints, engravings, paintings, cartoons, maps, and drawings of real and imagined urban spaces, this beautifully written book documents the emergence of a novel space in the subterranean obsessions ...
Author: David Lawrence Pike
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Liberated space . ' Beneath the tarmac : the beach , ' wrote a 1968 Paris graffitist .
” So , it seems that there is indeed a revolution underway , or at least a political
movement , and that it hinges on taking back the streets from automobiles and ...
Author: Jeff Ferrell
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
During the 18705, time was pumped beneath the streets of Paris. Spread out
under the city was a network ofpipes filled with compressed air from industrial
steam plants. The pipes emerged into homes and commercial premises, where
Author: P.D. Smith
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
This is a working museum—the observation deck overlooks 510-horsepower
electric motors and huge, winding wheels that pull miles of heavy steel cable at a
constant 9.5 miles per hour beneath San Francisco's streets. Each of the cables
Author: Ken McKowen
Publisher: Wilderness Press
INTRODUCTION The world's most famous turntable is located at Powell and
Market Streets in San Francisco . On March 28 , 1888 , the ... A wire rope or cable
is run at a constant speed in channels beneath the streets . A system of pulleys ...
Author: Emiliano Echeverria
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
We were in the second day of a workshop convened to help create a new design
manual for Abu Dhabi's streets, one of ... bers of the UPC's infrastructure team
had persuaded some of the utilities to permit their lines to run beneath the streets.
Author: Michael Cameron Dempsey
Stephen Smith uncovers the secrets of the city by walking through sewers, tunnels under such places as Hampton Court, ghost tube stations, and long lost rivers such as the Fleet and the Tyburn. This is 'alternative' history at its best.
Author: Stephen Smith
Publisher: Hachette UK
A network of tunnels runs under the streets.' Gripping Baderon's waist, Elise
found herself staring at the dusty ground. 'They're beneath the streets?' She had
assumed the caves would be some way from the actual town, but beneath the
Author: Carol Townend
This is not widely known, but Havre was home to the first shopping mall in the
country. Another name for it is “Havre Beneath the Streets” So until they could
rebuild, the businesses moved their stores into the steam tunnels beneath the
Author: Arlene Blessing
As early as 1868 , serious talks were under way concerning such projects . ...
That their advice wasn ' t heeded showed no slackening in the determination to
go beneath the streets , for in 1893 the Manhattan Railway was rebuffed in a bid
Author: Brian J. Cudahy
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press