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  • From Wood to Steel. Classic Canadian Railway Passenger Cars From 1860 to 1920 (McQuade)

The title refers to replacement of wooden cars by heavier, longer, and safer all-steel construction. Many of the cars featured continued in service into the second half of the 20th century.The book features Andrew Merrilees’ draftsman plans of 80 cars in 1:87 (HO) scale followed by photos of 400 cars built from 1860 to 1920, with details of changing ownership, names, numbers, and uses. This transcontinental collection features rolling stock from Canadian and American car builders which ran from Newfoundland to Vancouver Island. Many plans include matching photos - see the car as it looked in service - sometimes as late as the 1970s. Featured railroads include: Canada Southern, Canadian Government, Canadian Northern, Canadian Pacific, Grand Trunk, Grand Trunk Pacific, Great Western, Intercolonial, Michigan Central, Railways of Newfoundland, Temiskaming & Northern Ontario, and the Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo among others. A very special book for anyone interested in Canadian rail travel. Scarce. 2003 Martin Grove Press. Hardcover with dw. VG, slight sunning to dw. 199pp. JJ-SNYH-58X0

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From Wood to Steel. Classic Canadian Railway Passenger Cars From 1860 to 1920 (McQuade)

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