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Date of Publication: 2012
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Description: 9781459702158 Fine in softcover. 23 by 23 cm. 174 pages. Gift quality book. Pictorial cover. Contains many black and white illustrations from photographs. Bright, clean.
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Rails Across the Prairies: The Railway Heritage of Canada’s Prairie Provinces Paperback – Jun 30 2012

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Dundurn; 1st Printing edition (June 30 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1459702158
  • ISBN-13: 978-1459702158
  • Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 1.1 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #138,864 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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… a must have for anyone with a connection to or interest in railways, trains, or Canadian history. (The Minnedosa Tribune 2012-07-13)

Rails Across the Prairies is an excellent book for browsing and research. (2013-07-06)

About the Author

Ron Brown is a freelance travel writer and photographer who has published over 20 books, including The Lake Erie Shore, The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, and Ontario's Ghost Town Heritage. Brown is past-chair of the Writers' Union of Canada and is active with the Travel Media Association of Canada and the Book and Periodical Council. He lives in Toronto.


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I bought this book for my dad on his 90th birthday. He spend 43 years with the CNR and worked at a number of stations featured in the book. Well researched and written.
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HASH(0xa0963048) out of 5 stars A nice overview of Canadian railroading in the praire provinces Nov. 6 2013
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A nice history of Canadian railroads in the praire provinces. One problem with the Kindle version is that in some chapters the alignment of the text. The bold headings in the subsections overlap the first few words of the first paragraph making them unreadable.
HASH(0xa0b1c480) out of 5 stars He absolutely loved it. The prairies were of April 24 2015
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I purchased this book for my father following a summer vacation across Canada by train. He absolutely loved it. The prairies were of prairies were of particular interest to him since he grew up in an area with similar typography. Despite his extensive knowledge of the area covered in the book, he was constantly sharing information that was new to him from the book. Great gift for the Canadian rail enthusiast in your life.

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