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LIGHTED JOURNEY the Story of B.C. Electric

By: MAIDEN, Cecil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, British Columbia Electric Company: 1948

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 18050


Brown paper covered boards show some shelf wear, small bump to front board bottom edge, light bumping of corners. ; Laid in is a full page of the Victoria Times Colonist newspaper article about BC Electric from 1948. A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 170 pages; A history of the B.C. Electric Company, which actually started as the BC Electric Railway Company in the late 19th Century, before being purchased by the provincial govermn... 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


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 app... 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


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

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Steam on the Kettle Valley A railway heritage remembered

By: Turner, Robert D

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Sono Nis Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17089


Signed by Author; Card covers show light edge wear.; Signed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book.; B&W and colour photographs; 8.90 X 7.60 X 0.20 inches; 120 pages; "The Kettle Valley Railway defied the topography of British Columbia. Endless hours of hard, dedicated work were needed to keep the trains running safely through the scorching summers and endless winter snows, and over seemingly endless grades.From the earliest days of survey and construc... View more info