Turner, Robert D
Title: West of the Great Divide: The Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia 1880 - 1986
Book Condition: very good
Publisher:  Sono Nis 2003
ISBN Number: 1550391313 / 9781550391312
Seller ID: turnerred172
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.
Rail, Railway, CPR, Canadian Pacific Railway