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Logging to the Salt Chuck

by Labbe, John T. & Peter J. Replinger

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780915370047
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$85.00

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Seattle, WA: NorthWest Short Line, 1990 Over 100 years of railroad logging in Mason County, Washington. 1885 - 1989. Green cloth, gilt titling to front and spine, illustrated endpapers, frontispiece, richly illustrated with black and white photographs, 187 pages. Minor shelf wear. Light edge wear to dust jacket. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will… Read more
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$85.00
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C.P. Rail High Level Bridge at Lethbridge

by Johnston, Alex

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1993
ISBN
9780969610038
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$25.00

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Lethbridge, AB: Lethbridge Historical Society, 1993 Occasional Paper No. 12. The new railway line between Lethbridge Junction and Fort Macleod was built in 1897-98. It was 37 miles long and included the construction of 20 wooden bridges. By 1904 they were in a bad state of repair. During the summers of 1904/1905 survey parties were exploring an alternate… Read more
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London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1838 Railroadiana. A New History of England, or Picturesque, Biographical, Historical, Legendary and Antiquarian Sketches. Desciptive of the Vicinity of the Railroads, First Series. With a Map and Illsutrations. London and Birmingham Railway. Green cloth with gilt titling and steam engine embossed to front, pocket with map to first pastedown, frontispiece is a fold-out… Read more
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$600.00
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Silk Trains: The Romance of Canadian Silk Trains or "The Silks"

by Webber, Bernard

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780969618713
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$32.00

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Kelowna, BC: Word Works Publications, 1993 Book documents the story of a romantic but half forgotten part of Candian railroading history. Pink soft cover with blue and black titling, black and white illustrations, 125 pages. Signed in pencil by Joan (?) Webber and inscribed "For Ed C--- in memory of Bernard and times past" on title page. … Read more
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Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1915 A publication of the Department of the Interior, Canada. Subtitled: Surveyed by P.A. Carson, D.L.S. and M.P Bridgland, D.L.S. Grey paper cover with black titling on front, staple binding, list of Errata at front, illustrated with black and white photographs and illustrations, a folded colour map (Outline Map of Part of the Railway Belt… Read more
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$95.00
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L'Histoire Du CN (A History of Canadian National)

by Mackay, Donald

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1992
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
Limited/Numbered/Signed
ISBN
9782761910521
Item Price
$75.00

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Canada: Les Editions De L'Homme, 1992 Limited Edition, #14/100, signed by the author. Written in French; translated from the English by Claude Fafard, Normand Palement and Patricia Juste. A history of the Canadian National Railway. Green cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, speckled off-white end papers, illustrated with black and white photographs and maps, 473 pages. Book… Read more
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$75.00
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People' Railway: A History of Canadian National

by Mackay, Donald

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1992
Condition
Good+ to Very Good-
Edition
Limited/Numbered/Signed
ISBN
9781550540628
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$65.00

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Vancouver, B. C.: Douglas & McIntyre, 1992 Limited Edition, #14/100, signed by the author. A history of the Canadian National Railway. Green cloth with gilt titling on spine, gilt insignia on front, speckled off-white end papers, illustrated with black and white photographs and maps,328 pages. Book is in a green cloth-covered slip case. Spine is sunned resulting in… Read more
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$65.00
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Tracking the Iron Horse

by Brownridge, Willliam Roy

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Black Sheep Books
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Very Good
ISBN
9780968816349
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$35.00

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Canada: William Roy Brownridge & 4th Floor Press Inc. Book is filled with paintings of railway stations of the prairies that are rarely seen any more, along with interviews with the men of the CNR and the CPR. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with French flaps, silver titling on front, black titling on spine, illustrated throughout with colour plates and… Read more
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$35.00
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Ghosts on the Grade: Hiking and Biking Abandoned Railways on Southern Vancouver Island

by Baird, Ian & Peter Smith

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Black Sheep Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780968957806
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$30.00

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Victoria, B.C.: Heritage Architectural Guides/Empire Books, 2001 This signed book presents Southern Vancouver Island's railway history for those abandoned railways that have become hiking and biking destinations. Black and white illustrated soft cover with white and black titling, staple binding, signed on title page by both authors, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and maps, 56 pages.… Read more
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Growing Up With Canada

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Published
1979
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Very Good
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$18.00

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Canada: CN Public Affairs, 1979 A short illustrated history of CN Railways. White and orange soft cover with black and white illustration, black titling, staple binding, black and white illustrations throughout, 24 pages. Cover slightly darkened, one word in ink on front, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel… Read more
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$18.00
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Le Pont Victoria - Un Lien Vital/Victoria Bridge - The Vital Link

by Triggs, Stanley, Brian Young, Conrad Graham, Gilles Lauzon

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1992
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781895615012
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$24.00

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Montreal: McCord Museum of Canadian History, 1992 Written in both French and English, this book was published in conjunction with an exhibition celebrating Montreal's 350th Anniversary, and looks at the significance of the Victoria Bridge "The goal of the present publication (and exhibition) has been to gather the available artifacts, illustrations and documentation, and to interpret and present… Read more
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Silk Trains: The Romance of Canadian Silk Trains, or the "Silks"

by Webber, Bernard

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good-
ISBN
9780969618713
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$25.00

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Kelowna, BC: The Word Works Publications, 1993 The first forty years of the 20th Century trains were crossing North America from Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco and other ports. They were carrying bales of raw silk to the silk mills of New York and New Jersey. These silk trains had the right of way over any other railway traffic - so… Read more
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A Way to the West: A Canadian Railway Legend

by Bell, Allan

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780969491408
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$65.00

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada: Allan Bell, 1991 Book is account of the building of the strategically located Canada Atlantic Railway which joined alburg Junction, Vermont and Depot Harbor, Ontario. Off-white hard cover with green titling on spine and front, decorated end papers, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, maps, etc., 188 pages. Dust jacket has light shelf wear. … Read more
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North American Steam Locomotives: The Northerns

by Farrell, Jack W. & Mike Pearsall

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good
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$72.00

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Edmonds, Washington: Pacific Fast Mail, 1975 A definitive history of the 4-8-4 wheel arrangement, tracing the chronological development beginning with the Northern Pacifiic class A and concluding with the Western Maryland J-1 Potomacs, the last new railroad to reveive 4-8-4's in 1947. Green cloth with silver titling on spine, silver illustration on front, illustrated end papers which are different… Read more
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$72.00
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Circus World Museum Presents Trains of the Circus 1872-1956

by Dahlinger, Fred

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Black Sheep Books
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9781583880241
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$55.00

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Hudson, Wisconsin: Iconografix Book contains behind-the-scenes photographs displaying the exciting and unusual construction and operation of circus trains. Colourfully illustrated red soft cover with white titling, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 126 pages, publisher's advertising on last two pages. Cover has light shelf wear, there is a light crease to lower front corner. This is… Read more
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"Here Before the Train"

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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$15.00

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Vancouver: City Archives Vancouver, 1957 Pioneers of Vancouver: Canada at last, was whole from sea to sea, and the 'All Red Route' around the World complete. Montreal greets Vancouver 23rd May, 1887. A commemoration pamphlet to celebrate "the seventy-first anniversary of the incorporation of Vancouver as a City: Sixth of April, 1886". Illustrated paper cover,… Read more
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$15.00
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Prince Edward Island Priests

by Donahoe, James

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1935
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$32.00

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Minneapolis, Minnesota: Hart Publications Inc., 1935 Subtitled: " Who have labored or are laboring in the Sacred Ministry, outside the diocese of Charlottetown." Brown cloth with gilt titling on spine and front, gilt illustration on front, illustrated with black and white plates, 362+ pages. Corners and spine ends have light wear, text block edges slightly darkened, ink address written… Read more
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Journal of the Society of Arts, Friday, July 5, 1901, No. 2,537, Vol. XLIX,

by N.A.

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Published
1901
Condition
Good-
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$15.00

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London: Society For the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacturing & Commerce, George Bell and Sons, 1901 Journal contains pages 621-640. Contains articles entitled: Report of the Committee on Leather for Bookbinding; The Cultivation of the Jaffa Orange; Belgian Vicinal Railways. Green paper cover with black titling, advertising on back cover as well as first and last pages, sewn binding.… Read more
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Canadian National Railways - Volume 1

by Stevens, G.R.

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1960
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Good+ to Very Good-
Item Price
$20.00

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Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Company Ltd., 1960 Volume 1 - Sixty Years of Trial and Error. Brown cloth with blue titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white drawings and maps. 514 pages. Gift inscription on first endpaper, tape remnants and croseed out price on first free end paper, crease runs the length of… Read more
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UDEJ-2 Manual Electromatic Tamper

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1961
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$45.00

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Plattsburgh, N.Y.: Tamper Inc., 1961 Red covers in yellow coil binding, diagrams, schematics, and fold-out blueprints throughout, detailed specifications and part lists. Covers and pages worn along edges, many smudges and stains, mold stain to last five leaves and inside back covers, a few pages are loose, notes in pen to title page. Unpaginated. Shipping charges are calculated for… Read more
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$45.00