Dundurn Railroad 6-Book Bundle

Overview

A must for any Canadian railroad aficionado, this special bundle gathers six books in one for a can’t-miss retrospective of the nation’s railway history.

Rails Over the Mountains
Explore western Canada’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 Canada’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 Ontario’s railways, from its oldest stations to its highest bridges, most glamorous hotels and historic train rides.

Rails Across the Prairies
Canada’s rail lines were pivotal in establishing the icons that mark today’s landscape: massive bridges, sentinel-like grain elevators, pattern-book wayside stations.

In Search of the Grand Trunk
Discover the legacy and lore of Ontario’s railway era by exploring the lost and abandoned rail lines that once were essential to the province’s well-being.

Reviews

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.

About the Author

Ron Brown

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014
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Ron Brown

Ron Brown is a geographer and heritage writer. He has authored more than twenty books, including Rails Over the Mountains, The Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, and The Top 150 Unusual Things to See in Ontario. A past chair of the Writers’ Union of Canada, he also conducts tours along Ontario’s back roads. He lives in East York.