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TRAINS

Trains have always placed a large part in our lives and in civilization in general. From the early steam engines to today's super trains they were and still are a viable method of transporting heavy and large loads over great distances.

Unless you have train tracks running past your house the sound of train whistles still bring back nostalgic memories.

Here you will find a number of books and material pertaining to trains. From the earliest (and grandest) steam locomotives to the electric diesel powered engines of today you can find it here.

.....SOLD.....1991 Signed The Great Days Of Canadian Steam by Wentworth Folkins and Michael Bradley $30.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1991 Signed The Great Days Of Canadian Steam by Wentworth Folkins and Michael Bradley. Hard cover book with dust jacket. 111+ pages with full page and full color plates of world renowned Wentworth Folkins’ artwork of trains. Signed by the artist.
1994 Great Railway Journeys $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1994 Great Railway Journeys. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition. Based on the TV series of the same name. 6 noted personalities relate their experiences on trains in various countries where rail travel is still a vital part of transportation. China, South America, Africa, Russia and more.
1950s Across Canada CP Rail tourist booklet $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1950s Across Canada CP Rail tourist booklet. Small booklet issued by Canadian Pacific railways in the mid to late 50s to promote travel in Canada.
1970s 1980s Canadian Pacific Railways employee booklets $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1970s 1980s Canadian Pacific Railways employee booklets. Collection of various CP Rail employee booklets issued to employees of the Canadian Pacific Rairoad. Including a Collective Bargaining Agreement all of these contain guidelines for operating procedures needed for working on the rairoad.
1957 Read-Aloud Trains Stories a Wonder Book $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1957 Read-Aloud Trains Stories a Wonder Book. 160 page soft cover book in good condition. Contains a large selection of stories about trains.
1973 The Great Trains by Edita Lausanne $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1973 The Great Trains by Edita Lausanne. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition (small ink mark inside front pages: see images). 248 pages full of photos 40 (great ads) in full colour this is a comprehensive look at railroading in general and classic trains from around the world especially.
1963 My Book of World Trains by A.J. Taylor Illustrated by E. Hodges $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1963 My Book of World Trains by A.J. Taylor Illustrated by E. Hodges. Hard cover book in very good condition. Beautiful colour illustrations of various trains.
1978 Railways of Canada A Pictorial History by Nick and Helma Mika $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1978 Railways of Canada A Pictorial History by Nick and Helma Mika. Soft cover book in good condition. 178 pages of archival photos and history of trains and related equipment used throughout Canada.
1967 Early Railways Pleasures and Treasures by J.B. Snell $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1967 Early Railways Pleasures and Treasures by J.B. Snell. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. Illustrated with photos and diagrams this covers trains and railways from their first beginnings to the date of publishing.128 pages
1974 Steam Locomotives by F. George Kay $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1974 Steam Locomotives by F. George Kay. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition. 128 pages with many archival photos of steam locomotives throughout the world.
1977 Encyclopedia of Railroads general editor O.S. Nock $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1977 Encyclopedia of Railroads general editor O.S. Nock. Hard cover book with no dust jacket in very good condition. 479 pages fully illustrated with more than 900 colour and b/w pictures with specially commissioned artwork and diagrams.
1979 Trains in Colour by John Westwood $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1979 Trains in Colour Including great railway events by John Westwood. Hard cover book no dust jacket in very good condition. About 100 pages of great photos of classic trains.
1981 Steam Trains of the World by Bill Hayes $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1981 Steam Trains of the World by Bill Hayes. Hard cover book with dust jacket in used condition slight separation of some pages (see images). 189 pages with many full color photos of noted steam trains from their early beginnings to many still in use around the world.
1975 Trains Around the World $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1975 Trains Around the World. Soft cover book in very good condition provides a retrospective of trains used around the world from early steam to date. Fully illustrated with photos, many in colour
1977 The Golden Years of Trains 1830 to 1920 $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1977 The Golden Years of Trains 1830 to 1920. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition. Dust jacket has a tear. 128 page covers the world of trains from their first appearance to after WW I. With photos, drawings and illustrations.
1979 The Complete Book of Trains and Railroads edited by John Westwood $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1979 The Complete Book of Trains and Railroads edited by John Westwood. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. We are showing 2 version here; the other appears to be identical but is called The Complete Book of Trains and Railways and has a different dust jacket. Without reading every paragraph I cannot state if they are identical in every way.
1976 The History of Railways edited by E.L. Cornwell $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1976 The History of Railways edited by E.L. Cornwell. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. Fully illustrated book covering railways, systems and trains. 509 pages with some full page, full colour photos of trains.
1978 The Twilight of World Steam by Ron Zeal and Mike Eagleson $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1978 The Twilight of World Steam by Ron Zeal and Mike Eagleson. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition with dedication inside covers and small tear in dust jacket. A work of love by two steam enthusiasts this fully illustrated book goes all over the world to find the last of steam locomotives.
1979 The Complete Book of Trains and Railways edited by John Westwood $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1979 The Complete Book of Trains and Railways edited by John Westwood. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. We are showing 2 version here; the other appears to be identical but is called The Complete Book of Trains and Railroads and has a different dust jacket. Without reading every paragraph I cannot state if they are identical in every way.
1982 British Steam Revival by Peter J.C. Skelton and Nils Huxtable $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1982 British Steam Revival by Peter J.C. Skelton and Nils Huxtable. Hard cover book no dust jacket in very good condition. 96 page contains some great colour photos of classic steam locomotives.
1987 North America’s Great Railroads by Thomas York $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1987 North America’s Great Railroads by Thomas York. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition with a signature inside front cover. 192 pages fully illustrated with great photos this book conveys the history of the giant RR companies in the US and Canada which made the railroad a vital part of North American history.
1982 Britain’s Local Railways; Southern England by John Glover $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1982 Britain’s Local Railways; Southern England by John Glover. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. 96 page book covers the local railways in Southern England.
1986 Rails Across Canada 100 Years of Passenger Trains History by VIA Rail $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1986 Rails Across Canada 100 Years of Passenger Trains History by VIA Rail. Soft cover book in good condition. Issued by the Canadian Railroad conglomerate VIA Rail a Crown Corporation responsible for all Canadian passenger train services. 127 pages with great photos.
1988 Steam Railways of the World by Patrick Winehouse $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1988 Steam Railways of the World by Patrick Winehouse. Hard to find hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. This 246 page book cover railways and trains from the golden era of steam. Fully illustrated.
1983 Fundamentals of the Steam Locomotive by Rail Heritage Publications $10.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1983 Fundamentals of the Steam Locomotive by Rail Heritage Publications. Soft cover book with photos and illustrations including a large pullout of a locomotive. Very good condition.
1995 The Railway Paintings of Alan Fearnley $20.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1995 The Railway Paintings of Alan Fearnley. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. 78 page book contains a number of full page full colour plates of noted railway artist Alan Fearnley as well as various black and white sketches.
1997 100 Years of Steam by Colin Garrat $25.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1997 100 Years of Steam by Colin Garrat. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. 303 page book is beautifully illustrated with full colour photos of classic steam locomotives of the past to ones still operating to date.
1999 The World Encyclopedia of Locomotives by Colin Garratt $35.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1999 The World Encyclopedia of Locomotives by Colin Garratt. Hard cover book with dust jacket in very good condition. 256 illustrated with photos and sketches many in colour this book is probably the most comprehensive refernece on locomotives from their earliest beginnings to date.
1987 Steam, Steel and Stars by Tim Hensley $15.00
Click Here for Product Details! 1987 Steam, Steel and Stars by Tim Hensley. Photos by O. Winston Link. Hard cover book with dust jacket in good condition. 144 pages all capturing the romance of the prime years of railroad locomotives and the people around them.

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