Rails Across the Prairies: The Railway Heritage of Canada's Prairie Provinces

Rails Across the Prairies: The Railway Heritage of Canada's Prairie Provinces

by Ron Brown
     
 

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Canada's rail lines were pivotal in establishing the icons that mark today's landscape: massive bridges, sentinel-like grain elevators, pattern-book wayside stations. Odd and unusual place names dot the lines, while countless ghost towns and stories abound like the "ghost train" of St. Louis and the tunnels of Moose Jaw.See more details below

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Canada's rail lines were pivotal in establishing the icons that mark today's landscape: massive bridges, sentinel-like grain elevators, pattern-book wayside stations. Odd and unusual place names dot the lines, while countless ghost towns and stories abound like the "ghost train" of St. Louis and the tunnels of Moose Jaw.

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The Minnedosa Tribune
… a must have for anyone with a connection to or interest in railways, trains, or Canadian history.
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Rails Across the Prairies is an excellent book for browsing and research. Lethbridge Herald

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781459702165
Publisher:
Dundurn Press
Publication date:
06/30/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
6 MB

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