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Railways in Southern Alberta

By: Bowman, R.F.P.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Lethbridge, AB, Lethbridge Historical Society: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8279

Condition: New


Only slight wear. ; Trade PB; Occasional Paper; Vol. 36; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 40 pages; Laid in is a copy of Rolling Stock - the newsletter of the Great Canadian Plains Railway Society from Winter 2003 View more info

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

By: Dorin, Patrick C

Price: $19.95

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

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Train Time

By: Gibson, M. Allen

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Windsor, NS, Lancelot Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16997

Condition: Very Good+


Light shelfwear to card cover edges. Light sun-fading on spine edges. ; A bright, solid book.; B&W Photographs; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 47 pages; "Nostalgic glimpses of a Wolfville, Nova Scotia boyhood during which train watching was a happy pursuit." Gibson was a minister in Nova Scotia with a passion for trains. View more info

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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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British Columbia's Own Railroad

By: Harris, Lorraine

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Surrey, BC, Hancock House Publishers: 1982

Seller ID: 14507

ISBN: 0888391250

Condition: 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 View more info

The Cordwood Limited A History of the Victoria and Sidney Railway

By: Hearn, George & David Wilkie

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, British Columbia Railway Historical Association: 1966

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 12244

Condition: 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; 80 pages 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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Canadian National in the West, Vol. 1

By: Love, J. A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Calgary, AB, British Railway Modellers of North America: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19295

ISBN: 0969079850

Condition: Very Good+


Card covers show light soiling, staples rusted.; A tight solid book. B&W map at front showing the routes of CNR, CPR and BC Rail from Edmonton to the southern tip of Vancouver Island ; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 26 pages View more info

Canadian Steam!

By: Morgan, David P.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, WI, Kalmbach Publishing Co.: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15343

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Short tear bottom back edge of price clipped dust jacket, light edge wear, chipping. ; A bright, solid book DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations View more info

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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

Streetcars in the Kootenays Nelson's Electric Tramways, 1899-1992

By: Parker, Douglas V.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Edmonton, AB, Havelock House: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12706

ISBN: 0920805027

Condition: Very Good+


Spine faded, slight edge wear to card covers ; Trade PB; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 196 pages View more info

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Rails and Rooms A Timeless Canadian Journey

By: Preston, Dave

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books: 2001

Seller ID: 17213

ISBN: 1552850099

Condition: Very Good+


Gift inscription on half-title page.; A bright, solid book, very little wear apparent to card covers. ; B&W Photographs; 8.30 X 5.30 X 0.60 inches; 242 pages; A journey across Canada, a journey across time. With humour and insight, Dave Preston invites readers to share his month-long journey across Canada, over 4,000 miles by rail. Traveling through every province that still has a track, stopping to recount the glory days of the luxurious CPR hotels, Rails & Rooms offers a unique travelogue that covers this country from Halifax to Victoria, past to present. 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: $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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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

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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

Canadian Railway Stories 100 Years of History and Lore

By: Wolf, Adolf Hungry

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Skookumchuck BC, Good Medicine Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14963

ISBN: 0920698018

Condition: Very Good


Light edgewear and scuffing of red card covers, creased along spine. ; A tight solid book, text unmarked ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 0.4 x 8.4 x 5.6 Inches; 112 pages View more info