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City Transit Buses of the 20th Century : A Photo Gallery
1 City Transit Buses of the 20th Century : A Photo Gallery
1583881468 / 9781583881460 soft cover 

Price: 28.00 CDN
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A Road for Canada, Daniel Francis
2 Daniel Francis A Road for Canada
0980930405 / 9780980930405 soft cover good 
sound clean copy in stock. Daniel Francis worked for several years as a journalist, editor and researcher in Ottawa and Montreal before returning to live on the West Coast where he has continued his career as one of the countryís leading popular historians. He has written two dozen books, principally about Canadian history. Titles include The Imaginary Indian: The Image of the Indian in Canadian Culture and A Road For Canada: The Illustrated Story of the Trans-Canada Highway. He was editorial director of the mammoth Encyclopedia of British Columbia, hailed on its appearance in 2000 as one of the most important books about the province ever published. 
Price: 12.95 CDN
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War in the Air : Aerial Wonders of Our Time (set), Hammerton, John (ed)
3 Hammerton, John (ed) War in the Air : Aerial Wonders of Our Time (set)
The Amalgamated Press Ltd 1935 magazine format poor to good 
magazine format set of 25 parts each in varied condition ranging from poor to good only. Sold as a set only. Postage may be extra as they are heavy. 
Price: 45.00 CDN
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Tramway to the Pointe : The Winnipeg Hydro Tramway 1907-1996, Lacey, Peter
4 Lacey, Peter Tramway to the Pointe : The Winnipeg Hydro Tramway 1907-1996
0969986025 / 9780969986027 hc very good 
sound clean copy 
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Pushing the Beach The Story of Marine Link Transportation and the MV Aurora Explorer, Meadows, Al with S C Heal
5 Meadows, Al with S C Heal Pushing the Beach The Story of Marine Link Transportation and the MV Aurora Explorer
Cordillera 2015 1895590442 / 9781895590449 2nd softcover new 
new. colour edition. Story of Marine Link Transportation and the Aurora Explorer makes for a fascinating read. The story of Marine Link Transportation and its founding partners is one of incredible perseverance. Alan Meadows, a troll fisherman and then a young man living in Victoria, established a fledgling business that hit the boom in herring row exports for the Japanese market at just the right time. His account of acting as a buyer and collector for a herring processor is almost hilarious as he carried a fortune in dollar bills on his person that sometimes reached $750,000 in paper money. Soon after this traffic started, he met Tim Campbell, another commercial fisherman from Sidney, B.C., who proved his worth to their joint venture. Meadows, the man of vision and ideas with an insatiable appetite for business development was matched by Campbell, the practical hands-on engineer who could fix anything and found pragmatic solutions to almost everything. Photo above: Cover of Pushing the Beach, a new book by S.C. Heal. Pushing the Beach, a newly published book written by Alan H. Meadows and S.C. Heal (author of 25 marine books and frequent contributor to BC Shipping News), follows the trials and tribulations of Marine Link Transportation through the early start up years of handling herring straight off the fish boat and onto Marine Link I and through the growth of their fleet, including the story behind the Aurora Explorer and her unique conversion to a hybrid working freight barge / passenger vessel where up to 12 people could sample the working coast, a concept totally opposite to the luxury cruise liner slogans. The story of how they found the Aurora Explorer in Northern Alberta and had her delivered to Campbell River via the Mackenzie river system, Tuktoyaktuk, Cape Barrow and down through the Bering Sea and across the Gulf of Alaska is an epic in itself and is fully described along with a map of her journey. In addition to the ever-expanding fleet, Marine Link Transportationís land acquisitions are no less entertaining ó from operating a busy terminal at Campbell River spit to the acquisition of strategic acreage with several hundred feet of waterfront at Menzies Bay from MacMillan Bloedel just before that company was acquired by Weyerhaeuser of Tacoma, U.S. Here, they have developed their own terminal as a secure home base and provide space for others with full facilities for wharfage, warehousing and storage. Repair work is undertaken on site by Campbell River Marine Terminalís associate business, Ripple Rock Repairs. Written in an intimate way, warts and all, the book is not only entertaining and historical, but also expresses a great deal of wisdom and lots of hands on experience of value to both laymen and professional operators. This large-format book (8.5 by 11 inches) contains over 200 pages plus more than 220 photos. 
Price: 39.95 CDN
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On Track: The Railway Mail Service in Canada, O'Reilly, Susan McLeod
6 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
7 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
8 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. 
Price: 42.95 CDN
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Highway Buses of the 20th Century : A Photo Gallery, William A Luke and Linda L. Metler
9 William A Luke and Linda L. Metler Highway Buses of the 20th Century : A Photo Gallery
Enthusiast Books 2004 1583881212 / 9781583881217 soft cover 
Over 300 b/w photos. William Luke has had a life-long interest in buses. From driving buses and managing a bus company in his early years, Luke founded Bus Ride magazine (one of the premier trade journals of the bus industry) and also founded Buses International Association with members in 22 countries around the world. Now inducted into the American Public Transit Association Hall of Fame, Luke has written countless books and articles for various bus publications. He continues to visit and document bus manufacturers and bus systems all over the world.Mr. Luke has had a life-long interest in buses. From driving buses and managing a bus company in his early years, Luke founded Bus Ride magazine (one of the premier trade journals of the bus industry) and also founded Buses International Association with members in 22 countries around the world. Now inducted into the American Public Transit Association Hall of Fame, Luke has written countless books and articles for various bus publications. He continues to visit and document bus manufacturers and bus systems all over the world. Linda has helped Bill put together many articles when they used to run a bus magazine together, and now has helped contribute toward a handful of books with Bill. 
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