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Vancouver Island Railroads by Robert D. Turner

Featuring over 280 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 Pacific's 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 Island's beautiful forests.

Concise histories and stunning photos provide a captivating and informative journey from the 1860s through the 1990s.

Code No. 009930, 186 pages, ISBN 155039083X, $123.50

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