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"The Cordwood Limited," A history of the Victoria & Sidney Railway,

By: Hearn, George

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Victoria, BC, British Columbia Railway Historical Association, 1971

Edition: Third Edition


Some writing on front cover, text unmarked, light wear only to orange card covers ; A tight solid book. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 83 pages View more info

All Aboard! The Canadian Rockies by Train

By: Mitchell, David Joseph

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Douglas & Mcintyre, 1997

Edition: Fourth Printing


Gift notations to former owner on title page ; Heavy pictorial card covers have french flaps, almost like new ; Trade PB; 10.25 x 0.75 x 8.75 Inche; 144 pages; A brief history of the western leg of the Canadian Pacific Railway which has evolved into the Rocky Mountaineer 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


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


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

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

By: Newey, Stan C. (Editor)

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: 1st Thus


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... View more info

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Canadian National Railways; Sixty Years of Trial and Error (1836-1896) and Towards the Inevitable (1896-1922) (1962) Two Volume Set.

By: Stevens, G.R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Clarke, Irwin & Co., Ltd., 1960

Edition: First Edition


Both volumes show wear and chipping to DJs with some loss top of DJ spines. A couple of tears top Vol 2 DJ with chips top fore corner and bottom edge. No slipcase for this set. ; Maps and woodcuts thoughout. DJ's in protective Mylar sleeves, unclipped. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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

By: Dorin, Patrick C

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: 1st


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

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


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

Canadian Steam!

By: Morgan, David P. (editor)

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: Second Printing


Short tear bottom back edge of price clipped dust jacket, light edge wear, chipping. ; A bright, solid book DJ in Mylar ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages 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


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 stru... 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


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... View more info

Pictorial History of Railroading In British Columbia

By: Sanford, Barrie

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books Ltd., 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


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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Rails and Rooms A Timeless Canadian Journey

By: Preston, Dave

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books, 2001


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... View more info

Railways in Southern Alberta

By: Bowman, R.F.P.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Lethbridge, AB, Lethbridge Historical Society, 2002

Edition: First Edition


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

By: Sanford, Barrie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vancouver BC, Whitecap Books, 1990

Edition: First Edition


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... View more info