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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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$80.00

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Seattle, WA: Northwest Short Line, 1990. First Edition. . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 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… Read more
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$80.00
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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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$28.00

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Lethbridge, AB: Lethbridge Historical Society, 1993. Card Cover. 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… Read more
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$28.00
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London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1838. First Edition. . Hardcover. 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,… 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. Soft cover. Very Good-. 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"… Read more
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Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1915. Paper Cover. 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… Read more
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$155.00
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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
Item Price
$65.00

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Vancouver, B. C.: Douglas & McIntyre, 1992. Limited/Numbered/Signed. . Hardcover. Good+ to Very Good-. 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… Read more
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$65.00
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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. Soft cover. Very Good. 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… Read more
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Growing Up With Canada

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Published
1979
Condition
Very Good
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$18.00

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Canada: CN Public Affairs, 1979. Soft cover. Very Good. 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… Read more
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$18.00
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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. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 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… Read more
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$65.00
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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. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 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… 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. Soft cover. Very Good. 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… Read more
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$55.00
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Here Before the Train

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
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$12.95

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Vancouver: City Archives Vancouver, 1957. Paper Cover. Very Good/-. 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… Read more
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$12.95
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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. Second Edition. . Hardcover. Good. 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… 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. Soft cover. 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… Read more
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$45.00
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Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering Association Volume 68

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Published
1967
Condition
Good+
Item Price
$25.00

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Chicago: American Railway Engineering Association, 1967. Hardcover. Good+/-. Volume 68, six bulletins from September 1966 to July 1967. Brown boards, gilt titling. Bolt and screw binding. Some shelf wear, sticker or tape remnant on spine, white speckles on front and back boards. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for… Read more
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$25.00
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Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering Association Volume 72

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Published
1971
Condition
Good+
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$25.00

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Chicago: American Railway Engineering Association, 1971. Hardcover. Good+/-. Volume 72, five bulletins (629-633) from September 1970 to July 1971. Brown boards, gilt titling. Bolt and screw binding, missing one screw. Some shelf wear. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian… Read more
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$25.00
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Chicago: American Railway Engineering Association, 1958. Hardcover. Good+/-. Volume 59, Convention held March 11, 12, 13, 1958 at the Sherman Hotel, Chicago. Brown boards, gilt titling on spine, photographs, diagrams and fold-out charts throughout. 1354 pages. Some shelf wear, small scratch marks and a few tiny white spots on front cover, free corners bumped, rear endpaper has a… Read more
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$29.50
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Proceedings of the American Railway Engineering Association Volume 73

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Published
1972
Condition
Good+
Item Price
$25.00

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Chicago: American Railway Engineering Association, 1972. Hardcover. Good+/-. Volume 73, five bulletins from September 1971 to July 1972. Brown boards, gilt titling. Bolt and screw binding. Some shelf wear, small sticker remnant on spine, one front corner bumped. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not… Read more
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Railway and Other Steamers

by Duckworth, Christian Leslie Dyce and Graham Easton Langmuir

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Black Sheep Books
Published
1968
Condition
Good+
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$30.00

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Prescott, Lancashire: T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd., 1968. Hardcover. Good+/Good. Blue cloth with gilt titling on spine, black and white frontispiece, illustrated with black and white photographs, 432 pages. Corners and edges have minor wear, owner's name in ink and blind-stamp seal on front endpaper. Dust jacket, which has been price-clipped, has some edge wear, spine and edges… Read more
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$30.00
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Scranton: International Textbook Co., 1921. Hardcover. Very Good-/-. An accounting book focussed on railroad agencies. Green cloth boards, red cloth spine and corners with gilt titling and decoration on spine, faux raised bands, simple gilt borders front and back, green marbled endpapers, red textblock edges, illustrated with examples of business forms, four of which fold out. Light wear… Read more
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$45.00