By Peter Burman,Michael Stratton
By Alan Watkins,Brenda Morris
By Robert C. Jones
By Ron Brown
Ride the rails via Canada’s western mountains to discover the numerous vestiges of the region’s extraordinary and remarkable railway historical past. this is the place grand railway inns have been outfitted to draw travelers to the West’s attractive surroundings and convey revenue to the railway traces to boot. Rustic stations further to the attract. The demanding situations of conquering the mountains led to a few of Canada’s so much inventive feats of engineering, similar to spiral tunnels and hovering trestles (one of which used to be featured in The notable Race Canada).
Relive the times of rail on a steam teach, the luxury Rocky Mountaineer, or one in every of through Rail’s mountain trips. outdoors fans can keep on with the deserted roadbeds of Canada’s extra magnificent rail trails, just like the mythical Kettle Valley Railway. additionally incorporated are a few of Canada’s so much wide railway museums, that have helped to convey this vanished period again to life.
By Burkhard Schulte-Werning,David Thompson,Pierre-Etienne Gautier,Carl Hanson,Brian Hemsworth,James Nelson,Tatsuo Maeda,Paul Vos,Paul de Vos
By David D. Morrison,David Keller
By Andrew T. Eldredge
Using 1000s of historical pictures, Railroads of Cape Cod and the Islands illustrates the wealthy background of passenger and freight rail transportation on Cape Cod, Martha's winery, and Nantucket. Mainland connections as soon as concerned move among send and rail at wharves in Provincetown, Hyannis, and Woods gap. seeing that 1935, trains have crossed the Cape Cod Canal at the world's moment longest vertical-lift bridge.
By Tom Bell
By Zhenhua Chen,Kingsley E. Haynes
By James B. Burns
Between 1970 and 1997, the nation's railroads engaged in company mergers for you to stem the decline of the industry's marketplace base, raise low go back on investments, and counter the deterioration of trackage and gear. The seventy three type I vendors in lifestyles in 1970 were consolidated into in simple terms 10 this day. the new conflict over Conrail is just the latest and hugely publicized instance of this pattern that resulted from the comfort of federal legislation. company students, economists, railroad buffs, and an individual attracted to transportation and federal rules will locate this ebook a useful tool.