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A

Aerial Railways - 4

Africa by Rail, Across - 36

Africa, In Northern - 23

Africa, Railways in East - 6-7

Algerian Railways - 23

Allen, Cecil J, Articles by

Alpine Ascents, Wonderful - 44

Alps, Power Production in the - 49

America’s First Trains - 32

American “Comet” - 39

American Locomotives, Giant - 37-38

American Railroads, North - 48-49

Andes, Magic of - 10

Architecture, Railway - 26

Argentine, By Rail in the - 43-44

Articulated Locomotives - 31

“Atlantic Coast Express” - 43

Atmospheric Railway - 19

Australia by Train, Across - 11

Australia, Electrification - 49

Australia, Travel in - 17

Australian Engines - 47

Austria’s Rail Transport - 31

Automatic Safety - 18

Avoiding the Avalanche - 6


B

Belgium’s Steel Network - 26

Bernese Alps, Through the - 34

Bologna-Florence “Direttissima” - 10

Brazil, Gateway to - 16-17

Brazil, Main Lines of - 33-34

Bridges, across water - 22-23

Bridges, Some Wonder - 5

Brighton’s Electric Railway - 19

Britain’s Inland System - 39

Brittany to the Rhine - 48

British Diesel Rail Coaches - 19-20

British Enterprise in South America - 49

British Express Locomotives - 46

British Locomotives - 41

British Railplane - 17

Buenos Aires Great Southern Railway - 49

Burma’s Metre-Gauge System - 42

By Rail in the Argentine - 43-44


C

Canada, Conquest of - 2-3

Canada, Dorway to Canada - 7

Canada, Electrification - 49

Canadian National Railway - 7

Canadian Pacific Railway - 2-3

Cape Town-Jo’burg Express - 3

Carlisle Station - 41

Cascade Tunnel - 2

Central Argentine Railway - 43-44

Central Europe, In - 46

Central Pacific Railroad - 48-49

Ceylon, Rail Transport In - 35

Channel Tunnel - 21

“Cheltenham Flyer” - 42

Cheshire Lines Committee - 45

Chicago’s Unique Underground - 45-46

Chile - Nitrate Railways Company - 49

Chilled Freight, Italy’s - 23

China, Travelling by Train in - 47

Clapham Junction - 36

Clearing the Line - 29

Coaches for Road or Rail - 21

“Cock o’ the North” - 13

Compounds, Evolution of - 33

Conquest of Canada - 2-3

Conquest of the Clouds - 1

Continental Locomotives - 50

“Cornish Riviera Express” - 25

Cross-Country Routes - 49-50

Cruising by Train - 12

Curiosities, Railway - 40-41

Czechoslovakian Railways - 46


D

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - 22

Defying Death Valley - 3

Denmark’s Modern Transport - 43

Detecting Rail Defects - 29

Development of Malaya - 30-31

Developments in South Africa - 44

Diesel Locomotives - 10

Diesel Shunting Locomotives - 32-33

Doorway to Canada - 7

Driverless Subway Trains - 10

Driving a Locomotive - 9

During the Rush Hours - 29

Dutch Railways - 18-19


E

Egypt, Nile Valley, in the - 41

Electric Traction - 25

Electric Power on the Grand Scale - 5-6

Electrification in Europe - 35-36

Electrification Overseas - 49

Elevated and Mono-railways - 18

Engineering Equipment - 27

Engineering in New Zealand - 8-9

Engineering in New Zealand 2 - 31

Engines on Holiday - 41

Escalators - 11

Estonia and Lithuania - 41

Evolution of Compounds - 33

Experimental Locomotives - 44-45


F

Famous Locomotive Type (4-4-0) - 37

Famous Viaducts - 16

Ferries, Train - 9-10

Festiniog Railway - 39

Finland, Transport in - 39

Floods, Fire and Earthquake - 3

Florida East Coast Railway - 4

“Flying Hamburger” - 6

“Flying Scotsman” - 6

Foreword - 1

Forth Bridge - 14

Fossano-Ceva Railway - 33

France, Alsace Lorraine Railway - 48

France, Brittany to the Rhine - 48

France, Eastern Railway - 48

France, Northern Railway - 8

France, Northern Railway of - 37

France, Rail-cars - 3

France, State Railways - 48

France, Streamlining in - 19

France, Through Southern - 40

From Iron Ore to Steel Rail - 18


G

Gateway to Brazil - 16-17

German Achievements, Some - 25

Germany and Holland - 18-19

Germany’s Wonder Stations - 32

Giant American Locomotives - 37-38

“Glacier Express” - 16

Glasgow Underground - 18

Gold Coast, The - 21-22

“Golden Arrow” - 8

Great Apennine Tunnel - 10-11

Great North Road of Steel - 1

Great St Gothard - 5

Great Western Railway - 9

Greece, The Railways of - 40

Growth of London’s Transport - 40

H

Halls of the Giants - 35

Head On - Notable Locomotives - 8

Hill Lines of India - 26

Himalayan Loop Line - 22

How a Locomotive is Built - 24

How Escalators Work - 11

How Mighty are the “Kings” - 1


I

In Central Europe - 46

In Northern Africa - 23

In the Nile Valley - 41

Index - 50

India, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway - 22

India, Electrification - 49

India, Hill Lines - 26

India, Himalayan Loop Line - 22

India, Modern Transport in - 13

Industrial Railways 1 - 32

Industrial Railways 2 - 47-48

International Sleeping Cars - 36-37

Ireland’s Railway Systems - 23-24

Iron Ore to Steel Rail - 18

Island Railways - 37

Italian Cableways, New - 24

Italy, Bologna-Florence “Direttissima” - 10

Italy, Fossano-Ceva Railway - 33

Italy, Great Apennine Tunnel - 10-11

Italy, Milan Central Station - 17-18

Italy, Modern Construction In - 33

Italy, Rome-Naples “Direttissima” - 42

Italy, Simplon Tunnel - 45

Italy’s Chilled Freight - 23


J

Japan, Railroads of - 7

Japanese Cable Railway - 30


K

Kenya Railway - 6-7

Key West Extension Railway - 4

“Kings”, How Mighty are the - 1


L

Latvia, State Lines of - 31-32

Leopoldina Railway - 33-34

Link With the Mediterranean - 45

Lithuanian Railways - 41

Locomotive Accessories - 46

Locomotive Speed Records - 17

Locomotive, Story of, 1 - 2

Locomotive, Story of, 2 - 5

Locomotive, Story of, 3 - 27

Locomotive, Story of, 4 - 42

Locomotive Testing - 7

Locomotive Types - 30

Locomotive Valve Gears 1 - 26-27

Locomotive Valve Gears 2 - 34

Locomotive Valve Gears 3 - 40

Locomotives, Articulated - 31

Locomotives, British - 41

Locomotives, British Express - 46

Locomotives, Continental - 50

Locomotives, Experimental - 44-45

Locomotives, French - 50

Locomotives, German - 25

Locomotives, German - 50

Locomotives, Giant American - 37-38

Locomotives, Mixed Traffic - 47

Locomotives, Modern - 5

Locomotives, Notable, Head-on - 8

Locomotives of the Past - 12

Locomotives, Singles, Some Famous - 34-35

Locomotives, Unconventional - 19

London & North Eastern Railway - 13-14

London Midland & Scottish Railway - 29-30

London Underground - 3-4

London’s First Railways - 12

London’s Transport, Growth of - 40

London’s Transport, Power for - 30


M

Magic of Modern Signals 1 - 1

Magic of the Andes - 10

Main Lines of Brazil - 33-34

Malaya, The Development of - 30-31

Mexico’s Main Lines - 42-43

Midland & Great Northern Joint Railway - 45

Midland Railway - Britain’s Inland System - 39

Milan Central Station - 17-18

Miniature Railways - 7-8

Mixed Traffic Locomotives - 47

Model Railways 1 - 20

Model Railways 2 - 28

Modern Construction in Italy - 33

Modern Locomotives - 5

Modern Passenger Rolling Stock - 38-39

Modern Transport in India - 13

Moroccan Railways - 23

Moscow’s Underground - 28


N

New Italian Cableways - 24

New York’s Life-Line - 29

New Zealand, Electrification - 49

New Zealand, Engineering in - 8-9

New Zealand, Engineering In (2) - 31

Nigeria and Sierra Leone - 25

Nile Valley, In the - 41

Nitrate Railways Company (Chile) - 49

North America, Speed Trains of - 33

North American Railroads - 48-49

“Northern Belle” - 12

Northern Pacific Railroad - 48-49

Northern Railway of France - 37

Norway, Railroads of - 13

Nyasaland, Pioneering In - 32


O

“Orient Express” - 12

Out to Sea by Train - 4

Over River and Lake - 22-23


P

Palestine, Railways in - 34

Passenger Rolling Stock, Modern - 38-39

Pennsylvania Railroad - 36

Permanent Way - 11

Perth General Station - 27

Pioneering In Nyasaland - 32

Poland’s Main Lines - 20

Portuguese Railways - 46-47

Post Office Railway - 10

Post Offices, Travelling - 5

Power for London’s Transport - 30

Power Production in the Alps - 49

Progress in Rhodesia - 27-28


R

Rack Rail Locomotives - 25-26

Rail Defects, Detecting - 29

Rail-cars of France - 3

Rail-cars on Rubber Tyres - 14

Rail Coaches, British Diesel - 19-20

Rail Transport in Ceylon - 35

Railroads of Norway - 13

Railroads of Japan - 7

Railway Architecture - 26

Railway Carriage - 16

Railway Clearing House - 23

Railway Construction - 15

Railway Construction 2 - 27

Continued

R

Railway Construction 2 - 27

Railway Curiosities - 40-41

Railway Takes All - 2

Railway Tickets - 8

Railway Works - 35

Railways’ Daily Work, The - 27

Railways in East Africa - 6-7

Railways in Palestine - 34

Railways of Caledonia - 16

Railways of Greece - 40

Railways Under London - 3-4

Railways, When They Were New - 33

Rhodesia, Progress in - 27-28

Rolling Stock Construction - 48

Romance of a Station - 6

Romance of the LNER - 13-14

Romance of the Railway Ticket - 8

“Rome Express” - 38

Rome-Naples “Direttissima” - 42

“Royal Scot” Route - 2

Ruling the Traffic Routes - 4

Royal Trains - 14

Rush Hours, During the - 29

Russia and Siberia - 32


S

St Gothard, The Great - 5

Santa Fe “Chief” - 9

Sao Paulo Railway - 16-17

Scottish District Subway - 18

Scottish Mountain Railways - 22

Scottish Railways - 16

Seen from the Train - 49

Severn Tunnel - 19

Siam, Trains in - 43

Siberian Railways - 32

Sierra Leone Railways - 25

Signals, Automatic Safety - 18

Signals, Magic of, 1 - 1

“Silver Jubilee” - 45

Simplon Tunnel - 45

Singles, Some Famous - 34-35

Sleeping Cars, International - 36-37

Slip Coaches - 21

Solving the Smoke Problem - 15

Some Famous Singles - 34-35

Some German Achievements - 25

Some Wonder Bridges - 5

Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway - 45

Sorting Goods Wagons - 8

South Africa, Cape Town-Johannesburg Express - 3

South Africa, Developments in - 44

South African Electrification - 48

South America, British Enterprise in - 49

Southern Railway - 20-21

Southern Railway Electrification - 5-6

Spain and Portugal - 46-47

Special Passenger Traffic - 24

Special Trains - 34

Speed Records, Locomotive - 17

Speed Trains of Britain - 22

Speed Trains of Europe - 28

Speed Trains of Java - 18

Speed Trains of North America - 33

State Lines of Latvia - 31-32

Stations, Romance of - 6

Stations and Their Story - 24

Stations from the Air 1 - 11

Stations from the Air 2 - 20

Stations, Germany’s Wonder - 32

Stations, Wonder - 1

Stopping the Train - 8

Story of the GWR - 9

Story of the LMS - 29-30

Story of the Locomotive 1 - 2

Story of the Locomotive 2 - 5

Story of the Locomotive 3 - 27

Story of the Locomotive 4 - 42

Story of the Southern - 20-21

Streamlining in France - 19

Sudan Railway - 6-7

Sweden’s Rail System - 37

Switches and Crossings - 41-42

Switzerland, Alpine Ascents, Wonderful - 44

Switzerland, Alps, Power Production - 49

Switzerland, Avoiding the Avalanche - 6

Switzerland, Bernese Alps, through the - 34

Switzerland, St Gothard - 5

Switzerland, Simplon Tunnel - 45

Sydney Harbour Bridge - 38


T

Talbot, F.A., Railway Wonders (1913)

Tank Engines - 15-16

“Taurus Express” - 48

Testing a Locomotive - 7

Three “Brighton Line” Tanks - 15

Three Joint Railways - 45

Through Desert and Jungle - 6-7

Through Southern France - 40

Through the Bernese Alps - 34

Through the York Museum - 15

Ticket and Change Machines - 15

Tickets - 8

Time Tables - 28-29

Track’s Heavy Artillery - 15

Train Ferries - 9-10

Trains in Siam - 43

Trains Stopped by Gales - 47

Trans-Australia Railway - 11

“Trans-Canada Ltd” - 4-5

“Trans-Siberian Express” - 14-15

Transport in Finland - 39

Travel in Australia - 17

Travelling by Train in China - 47

Travelling Post Offices - 5

Tunisian Railways - 23

Tunnelling Against Time - 2


U

Uganda Railway - 6-7

“Ulster Express” - 44

Unconventional Locomotives - 19

Underground and Overhead Lines - 25

“Union Limited” - 3

Union Pacific Railroad - 48-49

Union Pacific Streamlined Express - 1-2

Uruguay, Trains of - 39-40


V

Vacuum Automatic Brake - 12-13

Viaducts, Famous - 16

Volk’s Electric Railway - 19


W

Wagons, Sorting Goods - 8

Welding in Railway Service - 39

Westinghouse Automatic Air-Brake - 8

Whitemoor Yard - 8

Willesden Junction - 38

Winchester, Clarence

Wireless on German Trains - 23

Wonder Stations - 1

Wonder Stations, Germany’s - 32

Wonderful Alpine Ascents - 44


Y

York Museum - 15

York (Railway Centre) - 12

Yugoslavian Railways - 46


Z

Zeppelin on wheels - 25



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