From Summit to Sea

From Summit to Sea

An Illustrated History of Railroads in British Columbia and Alberta

Book - 1997
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A well-illustrated account of the construction and development of railroads in British Columbia and Alberta between 1880 and 1939, a time of tremendous growth and expansion for the Canadian railroad.

Fascinating people and events are featured such as Royal visits, the tragedies of the Titanic and the World War and their effects on railroad development, and the dire consequences of the Great Depression, when the growth and importance of railroads changed forever.

George Buck is a long-time railroad expert.

Publisher: Calgary, Alta. : Fifth House, c1997
ISBN: 9781895618945
Branch Call Number: 385.09711 BUC
Characteristics: 202 p. :,ill., maps, ports. ;,26 cm


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