Vancouver Island Railroads Robert D. Turner

ISBN: 9781550390773

Published: January 1st 1997

Paperback

186 pages


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Vancouver Island Railroads  by  Robert D. Turner

Vancouver Island Railroads by Robert D. Turner
January 1st 1997 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 186 pages | ISBN: 9781550390773 | 4.72 Mb

Featuring over 250 outstanding colour and black & white photographs, maps and illustrations in a new, expanded edition. Complete with a detailed index and bibliography.Rugged and beautiful, Vancouver Island is the setting for an outstandingMoreFeaturing over 250 outstanding colour and black & white photographs, maps and illustrations in a new, expanded edition.

Complete with a detailed index and bibliography.Rugged and beautiful, Vancouver Island is the setting for an outstanding gallery of railroad photography and history. The Canadian Pacifics Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway, a Canadian National branch line, an electric street railway and interurban system, vintage coal mining lines including narrow gauge operations, and dozens of fascinating logging railways are an unbeatable combination of western railroading. Highlights feature spectacular bridges and trestles, specialized equipment, and classic steam and diesel locomotives with a backdrop of the Islands beautiful forests.Concise histories and stunning photos provide a captivating and informative journey from the 1860s through the 1990s.Vancouver Island Railroads was first released in 1973.

This beautiful, substantially expanded and updated edition, with a new chapter and many new colour photo sections, brings the story of railroading on Vancouver Island into the late 1990s.



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