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Iron Road West

British Columbia wouldn’t exist without the railway; the province was brought into the Canadian Confederation in 1871 in exchange for the promise of a transcontinental line to the West Coast. It was ...

Witch in the Wind

While the story of the Bluenose -- her legendary speed and the famous races she won over the years -- has often been told, Witch in the Wind explores the history of the Bluenose from a fresh new perspective. ...

Quebec Central Railway:

Derek Boothís story of the Quebec Central Railway, serving the upper St. Francis and ChaudiËre River valley regions of southern Quebec for over 130 years. The Quebec Central included links with Quebec ...

Charlie Baker George

By (author) Frank Tibbo
Categories: History of the Americas

Additional information from two survivors and two Sabena pilots compliment this popular bestseller. In the cold dark of an early September morning, the crew and passengers of a Sabena Airlines DC4, flight ...

Narrow Gauge Railways of Canada

Narrow Gauge Railways of Canada is a “survey course” about one of the most interesting chapters in Canadian railway history. The late Omer Lavallee’s original work was published by Railfare Books ...

I'll Never Forget My First Car

In this hilarious collection of stories, Old Autos columnist Bill Sherk describes in vivid detail the trials and tribulations of those brave souls who, throwing caution to the wind and money down the ...

Wingwalkers

By (author) Peter Pigott
Categories: Aircraft and aviation

With unique insight and straightforward prose, Wingwalkers tells the saga of Canada’s other airline, a scrappy western mongrel that, through eight decades and numerous name changes--Canadian Airways, ...

Losing the Empress

The Empress of Ireland’s last voyage ended on May 29, 1914, when she was rammed by a Norwegian coal-carrier in a fog patch on the St. Lawrence River near Rimouski. For David Creighton, her voyage still ...