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BC Rail  British Columbia's Great Train Adventure, Harris, Chris
1 Harris, Chris BC Rail British Columbia's Great Train Adventure
100 Mile House Country Light Publishing 1993 0969523513 / 9780969523512 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Colour Photographs 
Only slight wear to book and dustjacket ; Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector, bright, solid book ; 9.70 X 8.30 X 0.70 inches; 95 pages; British Columbia's own railroad takes you on a wild ride throught the various climates and terrains that British Columbia offers, from the temparate to the northern climes, from the rolling green hills and rugged mountains to the desert. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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British Columbia's Own Railroad, Harris, Lorraine
2 Harris, Lorraine British Columbia's Own Railroad
Surrey, BC Hancock House Publishers 1982 0888391250 / 9780888391254 Paperback Very Good 
Bottom back corner creased ; A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; B&W and Colour photographs.; 0.25 x 8.25 x 5.5 Inches; 64 pages; "Discover the history and people of the Pacific Great Eastern and British Columbia Railway, as well as the Royal Hudson which today carries passengers on a nostalgic trip along the coast." blurb 
Price: 6.95 USD
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3 Hearn, George "The Cordwood Limited," A history of the Victoria & Sidney Railway,
Victoria, BC British Columbia Railway Historical Association 1971 Third Edition Stapled wraps Very Good 
Some writing on front cover, text unmarked, light wear only to orange card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 83 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 Parker, Douglas V. Streetcars in the Kootenays Nelson's Electric Tramways, 1899-1992
Edmonton, AB Havelock House 1992 0920805027 / 9780920805022 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Spine faded, slight edge wear to card covers ; Trade PB; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 196 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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McCulloch's Wonder  The Story of the Kettle Valley Railway, Sanford, Barrie
5 Sanford, Barrie McCulloch's Wonder The Story of the Kettle Valley Railway
Vancouver BC Whitecap Books Ltd. 1977 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Dust jacket scuffed and chipped with short tears, bottom fore corner of book bumped ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 260 pages; "McCulloch's Wonder is the classic story of a classic rail line -- the Kettle Valley Railway. Conceived in the late 1880's as a route to allow the mines of the Kootenay District of southern British Columbia access to the coast and Vancouver, the Kettle Valley Railway became an epic struggle of personalities, politics, finance and geography. Over half a dozen governments rose or fell on issues related to its development and construction. Approximately 100 workers died building and operating it. The Kettle Valley Railway earned its nickname, McCulloch's Wonder, from the railway's chief engineer, Andrew McCulloch, who built the remarkable railway across the backbone of three mountain ranges and some of the most rugged river canyons on the face of the earth. A number of people called it the most difficult and expensive railway ever built." 
Price: 14.95 USD
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McCulloch's Wonder  The Story of the Kettle Valley Railway, Sanford, Barrie
6 Sanford, Barrie McCulloch's Wonder The Story of the Kettle Valley Railway
Vancouver BC Whitecap Books Ltd. 1977 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
DJ has short tears, light chipping, creasing, front flap roughly price clipped, missing front free end paper. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 260 pages; "McCulloch's Wonder is the classic story of a classic rail line -- the Kettle Valley Railway. Conceived in the late 1880's as a route to allow the mines of the Kootenay District of southern British Columbia access to the coast and Vancouver, the Kettle Valley Railway became an epic struggle of personalities, politics, finance and geography. Over half a dozen governments rose or fell on issues related to its development and construction. Approximately 100 workers died building and operating it. The Kettle Valley Railway earned its nickname, McCulloch's Wonder, from the railway's chief engineer, Andrew McCulloch, who built the remarkable railway across the backbone of three mountain ranges and some of the most rugged river canyons on the face of the earth. A number of people called it the most difficult and expensive railway ever built." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Sanford, Barrie Pictorial History of Railroading In British Columbia
Vancouver BC Whitecap Books Ltd. 1981 0920620272 / 9780920620274 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author; Top fore corners bumped, a few short tears top dust jacket edge ; Large author inscription on half title page. A tight solid book. DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. ; B&W Photographs; 0.7 x 10 x 9.1 Inches; 144 pages; The mountainous terrain of British Columbia has been a challenge to the laying of track to join the various areas of BC but the views could be quite spectacular. 
Price: 54.00 USD
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Steel Rails and Iron Men  A Pictorial History of the Kettle Valley Railway, Sanford, Barrie
8 Sanford, Barrie Steel Rails and Iron Men A Pictorial History of the Kettle Valley Railway
Vancouver BC Whitecap Books 1990 1895099277 / 9781895099270 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Light edge wear, gift notation on front pastedown ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.9 x 11.1 x 8.8 Inches; 165 pages; Barrie Sanford, author of 'McCulloch's Wonder', presents a unique pictorial history of the legendary Kettle Valley Railway. Archival photographs and several from the author's personal collection illustrate the history of the Kettle Valley Railway from its construction through its turbulent lifespan and eventual demise. These moving visual images celebrate the magnitude of the engineering feats achieved by Andrew McCulloch and the many workers who made the railway a reality. Many workers died in the attempt to lay track across three mountain ranges and some of the world's most rugged river canyons. More lost their lives in the railway's subsequent years of operating freight and passenger services on the sometimes treacherous tracks of British Columbia's southern interior. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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