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Narrow gauge railways of Canada

Omer LavallГ©e

Narrow gauge railways of Canada

by Omer LavallГ©e

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Published by Railfare Book in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Narrow gauge railroads -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Omer Lavallée.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF26 .L38
      The Physical Object
      Pagination112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4470050M
      ISBN 100919130216
      LC Control Number79187177
      OCLC/WorldCa516037

      Household, Humphrey Narrow Gauge Railways: Wales and the Western Front, PRC, , ppFirst published by Alan Sutton in Glazed boards with dw. VG/VG-. Slight rubbing to the glazed boards, three-inch grazing mark near the top right hand corner of the dw. Buy Narrow Gauge Railways: Wales and the Western Front First Edition by Household, Humphrey (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2).

      A 2ft Narrow Gauge Railway based at Woodhorn Colliery. Important Announcement - Railway Closed to the public. As many of you know, we are a volunteer run organisation. A narrow gauge railway (or narrow gauge railroad) is a railway that has a track gauge narrower than the 1, mm (4 ft 8 1 ⁄ 2 in) of standard gauge railways. Most existing narrow gauge railways have gauges of between 2 ft ( mm) and 3 ft 6 in (1, mm).

      "Narrow Gauge Railways of Canada is a 'survey course' about one of the most interesting chapters in Canadian railway history." Bumped lightly at head of spine; covers have a slight bowed and pages are slightly "rippled" as if exposed to moisture, but there is no other indication - no odor, no stains etc.; otherwise, the text is clean and. The East German government, the German Democratic Republic, really embraced the nation’s narrow-gauge railways (railways with a track narrower than the .


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p.: 31 cm " rev. and updated verison of Omer Lavallee's Narrow gauge railways of Canada, originally published in by Railfare Enterprises Limited"--T.p. versoPages: Narrow Gauge Railways of Canada. Author Lavallee, Omer Illustrator Illustrated. Format/binding Hardcover. Book condition Used - Fine copy in fine (small chip on bottom edge) dust jacket (in mylar).

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has granted me permission to scan and publish this seminal history and inventory of the Grand Trunk. Synopsis "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 inand soon /5(7).

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The book has a published price of £35 and can be picked up on Amazon for around a similar price/5(3). ISBN "Narrow Gauge for Us: The Story of the Toronto and Nipissing Railway" by Charles Cooper.

The Boston Mills Press, ISBN X "Narrow Gauge Railways of Canada"; Omer Lavallee; pub. Railfair, Montreal, ISBN "Narrow Gauge Railways of Canada"; Omer Lavallee, expanded and revised by Ronald S. Peter Johnson’s first book, Rails in Wales - the Cambrian Lines, was published by Ian Allan Publishing in It set the tone for many of the books that followed, with the emphasis on a well-written text supported by a good range of gh many of the titles relate to Welsh narrow gauge railways, particularly the Festiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, there.

Some private railways chose other gauges, including standard gauge, and in particular a number of small regional railways used and still use mm (30”) gauge. But most were built to Cape Gauge. In subsequent years, particularly from tothe Japanese would try, repeatedly, to switch to standard gauge out of a desire for higher.

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Originally published incontains a new introduction and many extra photos and drawings - covers Darjeeling, Festiniog, Duffield Bank, Woolwich Arsenal etc.

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