Train Country

By Donald MacKay and Lorne Perry   Train Country

This book illustrates the history of the Canadian National Railways ("Worlds' Greatest Travel System"), created after World War I with a combination of resources from five financially troubled railroads. Canadian National played a central role in the population growth of the more remote northern areas of Canada, moved passengers between major cities in style, and was instrumental in the movement of goods both to market and to the country's smaller towns. The story is told by engineers, porters, signalmen and others in this softcover volume. Softcover, 11 x 9 3/4", 192 pages, 174 black and white photos.

ISBN: 978-0-911581-37-9

Price $28.95

 

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