The Golden Age of Canadian Railways ( Railroads / Trains )( Cpr / Cnr / Canadian National / Pacific; Kettle Valley; Grand Trunk; Esquimault and Nanaimo; White Pass and Yukon; Hudson Bay; Algoma Central; Ontario Northland; Nova Scotia; Newfoundland; Etc )
by Bruce Clement (Ed. ); Intro By Charlotte Gray ( Meredith Macardle; Christopher Andreae; Elisabeth Bailey; Ron Brown;... Cooper
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Publisher: Canada: Worth Books, 2011, 1st Edition, 2nd Printing
Book -----------large oblong hardcover, about 120 x 10 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, looks new, 192 pages, packed with colour and b&w images, ---"Within decades of the building of Canada's first trains in the nineteenth century, the railways entered their "Golden Age" when train journeys around the country were an exciting adventure, and when trade and immigration began to flow along the rails. A book for everyone interested in railway history, the development of Canada, and the nation's scenic and engineering wonders, The Golden Age of Canadian Railways takes a unique look at the glory day of the railways that helped create modern Canada."---, ---contents include: Intro by Gray; Big Bear and the railway; Sandford Fleming, Canadian Time Lord; Cdn Railway Disasters; The Book that gathers no Dust; The 1906 Atlas of canada---The Northern Railway; The Great Western Rwy-Introduction-The Niagara Bridge suspended near the Falls; The Grand Trunk Rwy; The Intercolonial Rwy-intro-The Prince Edward Island Rwy; The Nova Scotia Rwy; The Newfoundland Rwy; The Canadian pacific Rwy-intro; The Prairie Line, the granary of the world-Regina, a town built by the railway-Kicking Horse Pass, over the big hill-Through the Selkirks, the Connaught Tunnel-The Spiral Tunnels, piercing the mountains; The National Transcontinental Railway-intro-the Quebec Bridge, crossing the St lawrence-The Longlac / Nakina Cutoff, merging the lines; The Grand Trunk pacific-intro-Jasper, a forest park-Yellowhead pass, a low and mild crossing; The canadian Northern-intro-Mount Royal Tunnel, grande entree to Montreal-Hell's gate canyon, terror and awe; The Pacific Great eastern; The Kettle valley Rwy; The Esquimault and Nanaimo Rwy; The White Pass and Yukon Route; The Hudson bay Rwy; The Algoma Central Rwy; The Ontario Northland Rwy; APPENDIX 1: CDN Steam Locomotives-2: Rwy Equipment and Rolling Stock-3: Museums and Places to Visit; Bibliography; Index, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.