Cantitate/Preț
Produs
Update 23 martie - COVID-19 - Informații privind activitatea Books Express

Rails Across Ontario: Exploring Ontario's Railway Heritage

De (autor)
Notă GoodReads:
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 12 Nov 2013
Rails Across Ontario will take the reader back to a time when the railway ruled the economy and the landscape.

Read about historic stations, railway museums, heritage train rides, and historic bridges. Follow old rail lines along Ontario's most popular rail trails. Find out where steam engines still puff across farm fields and where historic train coaches lead deep into the wilds of Ontario's scenic north country. Discover long forgotten but once vital railway structures, such as roundhouses, coal docks, and water towers. Learn about regular VIA Rail routes that follow some of the province's oldest rail lines and pass some of its most historic stations, including one that has operated continuously since 1857.
Citește tot Restrânge

Preț: 16571 lei

Puncte Express: 249

Preț estimativ în valută:
3260 3675$ 2935£

Carte disponibilă

Livrare economică 23 iulie-06 august
Livrare express 18-25 iulie pentru 2287 lei

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76

Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781459707535
ISBN-10: 1459707532
Pagini: 216
Ilustrații: 60
Dimensiuni: 203 x 204 x 12 mm
Greutate: 0.41 kg
Editura: DUNDURN GROUP

Cuprins

One:  The Rails Arrive; the Growth of Ontario’s Rail Network, 1850 - 1950
 
Two: Bridging Ontario, the Railway Bridges
 
Three:  The Hey day of the Station; Building Ontario’s Train Stations
 
Four:  The Railway Towns from Whistle Stops to Divisional Towns to Ghost Towns
 
Five:  The Castles of the Line: the railway hotels
 
Six  Forgotten Structures; of roundhouses, water towers, and coal chutes
 
Seven: Saving Our Stations; the struggle to save a vanishing heritage
 
Eight  A Heritage is Saved; the Railway museums
 
Nine: Short Lines and Rail Trails
 
Ten: All Aboard; Ontario’s Living Railway Heritage

Notă biografică

Ron Brown is a geographer and freelance travel writer. He has published more than twenty books, including Rails Across the Prairies, The Train Doesnâ??t Stop Here Anymore, and Back Roads of Ontario. He is past chair of the Writers' Union of Canada and leads bus tours to Ontario's many unusual sights. He lives in Toronto