The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore: An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada

The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore: An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada

by Ron Brown

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459727816
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 09/23/2014
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Ron Brown is a geographer and travel author of more than twenty books, including Rails Across the Prairies, The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, and Back Roads of Ontario. He is past chair of the Writers' Union of Canada and leads tours of Ontario's unusual sights. He lives in Toronto.

Table of Contents

Chapter One — What is a Station?
Chapter Two — Stations and the Canadian Landscape
Chapter Three — “Miserable Shanties”: Canada’s First Stations
Chapter Four — The Station Builders: The Architecture of Canada’s Stations
Chapter Five — Urban Monuments: Canada’s City Stations
Chapter Six — The Masters of the Station: The Railway Station Agents
Chapter Seven — The Station as a Place to Play
Chapter Eight — The Station Was Their Stage: The Railway Station in Small-Town Canada
Chapter Nine — “The Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore”: Decline of the Railway Stations in Canada
Chapter Ten — “Boarded-Up Shacks”: The Fight to Save Our Stations
List of Colour Plates

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"Ron Brown has provided a glowing history that gets more informative with each edition. It is a great bit of nostalgia to see the stations as they were in their glory days, over a century ago."

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