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On Track: The Railway Mail Service in Canada, O'Reilly, Susan McLeod
1 O'Reilly, Susan McLeod On Track: The Railway Mail Service in Canada
0660140055 / 9780660140056 soft cover good 
Contents: Historical context.--Railway mail operations.--The railway mail clerk.--Philately.--Conclusion.--Select bibliography. Date 1992. Number of Pages 151p. 
Price: 21.00 CDN
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The Thunder of Their Passing: A Tribute to the Denver & Rio Grande's Narrow Gauge and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Turner, Robert D
2 Turner, Robert D The Thunder of Their Passing: A Tribute to the Denver & Rio Grande's Narrow Gauge and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad
Sono nis 1550391291 / 9781550391299 soft cover good 
oblong wraps. sound clean copy. A Tribute to the Denver & Rio Grande and the Cumbres & Toltec Railroads Robert Turner's beautiful and moving tribute to the Rio Grande's narrow gauge and the Cumbres & Toltec is his 14th book on western transportation history. This stunning volume chronicles the story of one of the finest preserved steam railroads in North America, from its origins as the Denver & Rio Grande's San Juan Extension in the 1880s silver mining boom, to its present-day operations as the spectacular Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. The book spans more than 125 years of railroading in the beautiful aspen-covered high country of Colorado and New Mexico. 
Price: 45.00 CDN
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West of the Great Divide: The Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia 1880 - 1986, Turner, Robert D
3 Turner, Robert D West of the Great Divide: The Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia 1880 - 1986
Sono Nis 2003 1550391313 / 9781550391312 paperback very good 
sound clean as new. The Canadian Pacific Railway's First Century in British Columbia Updated edition. A complete and detailed history of the CPR in B.C., from the glorious days of huge steam locomotives and elegant dining, to the luxurious Canadian and modern diesels hauling coal and containers. Included are the personal stories of the men who built this railway, and the enormous construction problems, hazards, frustrations, tragedies and engineering triumphs. Detailed accounts of day-to-day operations, endless battles with winter snows and mountain grades. The steam era of the 1920s to 1950s receives particular attention. Over 400 dramatic vintage photos capture the CPR's first century in British Columbia. 
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