Ron Brown is a geographer and heritage writer. He has authored more than twenty books, including Rails Over the Mountains, The Train Doesnâ€™t Stop Here Anymore, and The Top 150 Unusual Things to See in Ontario. A past chair of the Writersâ€™ Union of Canada, he also conducts tours along Ontarioâ€™s back roads. He lives in East York.
Dundurn Railroad 6-Book Bundle
A must for any Canadian railroad aficionado, this special bundle gathers six books in one for a canâ€™t-miss retrospective of the nationâ€™s railway history.
Rails Over the Mountains
Explore western Canadaâ€™s rich railway history, travelling from the grand railway hotels and rustic stations to relive a time when trains used to rumble in the West.
Rails to the Atlantic
Explore eastern Canadaâ€™s railway heritage, including stations from the late 1850s, grand hotels, bridges, and roundhouses.
The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore
Once the lifeblood of Canada, railways and heritage stations are a fading part of the patrimony of communities across the nation.
Rails Across Ontario
Train buffs and history lovers now have a book that explores the heritage of Ontarioâ€™s railways, from its oldest stations to its highest bridges, most glamorous hotels and historic train rides.
Rails Across the Prairies
Canadaâ€™s rail lines were pivotal in establishing the icons that mark todayâ€™s landscape: massive bridges, sentinel-like grain elevators, pattern-book wayside stations.
In Search of the Grand Trunk
Discover the legacy and lore of Ontarioâ€™s railway era by exploring the lost and abandoned rail lines that once were essential to the provinceâ€™s well-being.
Few people have done as much as popular historian Ron Brown to help us find and appreciate old places and old spaces in our province.