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Image for Annis' Ready Reference for Enginemen: A complete and plain treatise on the Westinghouse Air Brake with a Full List of Questions and Answers appended; also a thorough, practical knowledge of the locomotive both compound and piston-valve & simple engine...

Annis' Ready Reference for Enginemen: A complete and plain treatise on the Westinghouse Air Brake with a Full List of Questions and Answers appended; also a thorough, practical knowledge of the locomotive both compound and piston-valve & simple engine...

By: Annis, Thomas A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Adrian MI, Geo. B. M. Seager: 1908

Seller ID: 12958

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some wear to red cloth covered flexible boards, 1 1/2 inch spit bottom back edge of spine, some spotting of covers, soil to end papers and page edges, a few pencil notations in Q&A section. Previous owner's name stamped on front free end paper. ; A tight solid book. Numerous drawings throughout. Fold-out technical drawing of a locomotive ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 432 pages View more info

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An Historical Guide to Canadian Pacific Railway Stations in British Columbia

By: Baird, Ian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Heritage Architectural Guides: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18970

ISBN: 0968303404

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Card covers show very light shelf wear.; Signed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 86 pages; This is a follow-up to Baird's previous book Canadian Pacific Railway Stations in British Columbia View more info

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Gresley and Stanier A Centenary Tribute

By: Bellwood, John and David Jenkinson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office Books: 1976

Seller ID: 16165

ISBN: 0112902537

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to card covers; A bright, solid book.; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 99 pages View more info

Image for Canadian Pacific Railway: Motive Power, Rolling Stock, Capsule History

Canadian Pacific Railway: Motive Power, Rolling Stock, Capsule History

By: Dorin, Patrick C

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Saanichton, BC, Superior Publishing/ Hancock House: 1974

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16821

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Price-clipped dust jacket scuffed and chipped, some loss base of spine, light soiling. Light wear only to book ; A bright, solid book, dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 175 pages View more info

Image for 6203 Princess Margaret Rose  The First Production Stanier Pacific

6203 Princess Margaret Rose The First Production Stanier Pacific

By: Ewart, Brell & Brian Radford

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Sheffield, UK, Platform 5 Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16168

ISBN: 1872524400

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Some creasing of dust jacket head and tail of spine, small nick to base of DJ front panel ; DJ in Mylar. A bright, solid book . ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 160 pages View more info

Image for The Great Western Railway in the 1930's - Vol. 2

The Great Western Railway in the 1930's - Vol. 2

By: Geen, David & Barry Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Southampton, England, Kingfisher Railway Productions: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16162

ISBN: 0946184275

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear to dust jacket & book, small spot on front pastedown. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped, bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 96 pages View more info

Image for More Last Days of Steam in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

More Last Days of Steam in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

By: Glenn, D. F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16164

ISBN: 0750902248

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light edge wear to dust jacket and head & tail of book spine ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 9.61 X 7.40 X 0.71 inches; 160 pages View more info

Image for BC Rail  British Columbia's Great Train Adventure

BC Rail British Columbia's Great Train Adventure

By: Harris, Chris

Price: $22.50

Publisher: 100 Mile House, Country Light Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16615

ISBN: 0969523513

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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. View more info

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Pre-grouping Trains on British Rail L.M.S.Companies

By: Hay, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Somerset, England, Oxford Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16167

ISBN: 0860933946

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages View more info

Image for Point No Point And Its Railway

Point No Point And Its Railway

By: Hind, Patrick O.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Self Published: 1984

Seller ID: 18914

Condition: Very Good-


Card covers show some wear, light soiling and creasing. Card covers tearing at point of contact with plastic comb binding. ; Text only on the right hand pages ; B&W Photographs and maps; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 19 pages; Point No Point on the east coast of Vancouver Island was once known for the logging railway utilised by the Canadian Puget Sound Lumber and Timber Company in the guise of The Island Logging Company. Back in the 1920s these companies had large holdings in the Jordan River area. View more info

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History of the Canadian Pacific Railway

By: Innis, Harold Adams

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint; Second Printing

Seller ID: 18800

ISBN: 0802017045

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ and boards show light shelf wear, light soiling of bottom page edges. ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 388 pages; "First published in 1923, this study is the most significant scholarly contribution to Canadian transportation history dealing with Canada's first transcontinental railroad. Thoroughly researched and carefully documented, the book discusses in detail all aspects of CPR construction and operation to 1921." (jacket blurb) View more info

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The Victoria and Sidney Railway 1892-1919

By: Muralt, Darryl E.

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, BC Railway Historical Association: 1998

Seller ID: 17072

ISBN: 0969251114

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear only to card covers ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 236 pages; "Wonderfully written history of the ever-troubled Victoria and Sidney Railway in British Columbia. Packed with black and white photos, the book brings the railway and the people who ran it (and the long-suffering passegers) to life while providing a fascinating look at life in rural Canada at the turn of the century. With maps, equipment rosters, chronology and numerous appendices that flesh out the history of the Saanich Peninsula." View more info

Image for Canadian Guide Canada's Up-To-The Minute Gazetteer & Shipper's Directory June 1969

Canadian Guide Canada's Up-To-The Minute Gazetteer & Shipper's Directory June 1969

By: Newey, Stan C. (Editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, International Railway Publishing Co. Ltd.: 1969

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 17561

Condition: Good+


Covers show shelf wear, light soiling, creasing and small tears. Tape repairs and reinforcements have been applied, previous owner's initials on first page, light yellowing of pages. ; A tight solid book. ; Charts & Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; A railway timetable guide, published monthly (this is June 1969) with timetable information for both Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways, plus information on shipping companies, customs houses, and information on air and waterway connections for freight shipments within Canada and overseas. Several pages of period B&W advertisments an... View more info

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'Castles and Kings' at Work

By: Rutherford, Michael

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Shepperton UK, Ian Allan: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16163

ISBN: 0711012105

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Some edgewear and light creasing of dustjacket ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped, bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 144 pages; "Serious and well-done history of the Great Western Railway's "Castle" and "King" class steam locomotives. The author, an experienced rail historian, analyses their development and use and discusses why they are considered some of the finest engines ever produced in Great Britain. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos and detailed schematic diagrams of the internal workings of the engines. With rosters, charts of technic... View more info

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

By: Sanford, Barrie

Price: $20.00

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

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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Tales of a Pioneer Surveyor

By: Shaw, Charles Aeneas & Raymond Hull

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Don Mills, ON, Longman Canada: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18733

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Boards have very light edge wear present. DJ shows some shelf wear with short tears and light chipping. ; A bright, solid book, Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; B&W Illustrations and Maps; 9 X 6 X 1 inches; 167 pages; "Shaw was the chief engineer of the survey party that laid the route through the Rocky Mountains. This book , which has been edited by Raymond Hull from Shaw's journal, tells his story." View more info

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East Coast Pacifics at Work

By: Townend, P.N.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Shepperton UK, Ian Allan: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16166

ISBN: 0711011702

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Only light edge wear to dust jacket ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages View more info

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The LMS in the West Midlands

By: Whitehouse, P. B.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Dorset, England, Oxford Publishing Company: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16169

ISBN: 0860932591

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


London, Midland and Scottish Railway in the West Midlands; DJ in Mylar, unclipped. A bright, solid book.; B&W Illustrations; 262 pages View more info