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McCulloch's Wonder The Story of the Kettle Valley Railway

By: Sanford, Barrie

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15467

Condition: 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 d... View more info

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McCulloch's Wonder; The Story of the Kettle Valley Railway

By: Sanford, Barrie

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16413

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Dustjacket scuffed with some creasing and edge wear, book shows light general wear to extremities; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 260 pages; The Kettle Valley Railway is a great tourist attraction for hikers and bicyclists in central BC. Even though a wildfire destroyed a few of the trestles, they have largely been restored. View more info

Pictorial History of Railroading In British Columbia

By: Sanford, Barrie

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books Ltd.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15212

ISBN: 0920620272

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


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. View more info

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McCulloch's Wonder The Story of the Kettle Valley Railway

By: Sanford, Barrie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17277

Condition: 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 fel... View more info

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Steel Rails and Iron Men A Pictorial History of the Kettle Valley Railway

By: Sanford, Barrie

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16236

ISBN: 1895099277

Condition: 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 an... View more info