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By Burman, Peter; Stratton, Michael
Great Britain not only invented the main-line railway but has also led the way in it's preservation - not just locomotves and carriages but also the buildings and structures that bear witness to the confidence of railway developers, architects and engineers. This book defines the... nature of the railway heritage - from signalboxes, viaducts, tunnels and locomotive depots - and then discusses priorities and the best practice for it's conservation. The subject is a strongly topical one due to current concern over privatization, the effects of planned high-speed rail links and lively debates concerning the role of the enthusiast in railway preservation.Read more
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The key issues concerning railway heritage are examined in this timely publication. The scope of the book ranges from railway architecture and its preservation to the management of railway heritage.
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Edited by Burman, Peter; Habgood, John
This book explains the techniques and artistry involved in caring for the fabric and contents of churches. It considers the problems of cleaning and repair, and the damage that can be done by over-zealous non-specialists.
By Burman, Peter
Prominent philanthropist Scott Sheppard has gone missing, along with an invaluable alien resource. Meanwhile, the prime suspect, a rival CEO, unwittingly unleashes an ancient evil that threatens to consume the entire East Coast in an unbridled vortex of chaos. It's up to a ragtag... group featuring a mad scientist, a femme fatale and a deadly archer to find and recruit the prophet Ace Reynolds to help them save the world from the forces of darkness!Read more
After suffering the earth-shattering loss of a dear friend, a seemingly ordinary man (Ace Reynolds) seeks to bring the killer to justice. Along the way, he stumbles upon a much larger conflict between the forces of good and a very ancient evil. Has the world plunged too far into ...darkness to be redeemed? Or does a Remnant of hope remain?Read more
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