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LOGGING BY RAIL:  THE BRITISH COLUMBIA STORY., Turner, Robert D.

Author Name    Turner, Robert D.

Title   LOGGING BY RAIL: THE BRITISH COLUMBIA STORY.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   Second Printing

Publisher   Victoria, British Columbia Sono Nis Press 1990

ISBN Number    155039018X / 9781550390186

Seller ID   28706

326 pp, 11 1/4" H. Profusely illustrated with colour and b&w photographs, maps, plans. Chapter headings: The First Logging Lines in British Columbia; Steam in the Woods; Rolling Stock, Camps, Trestles and Skidders; Depression, Heyday and Decline; Steam's Finale; The Diesel Years; Epilogue; Appendix: Preserved British Columbia Logging Locomotives; Reference Notes; Bibliography; Index. "First-hand accounts from men who worked for a lifetime on the logging trains are interwoven with the intriguing history of the railroads and equipment. Here is an interesting and detailed picture of the Shay, Climax and Heisler geared locomotives, the Baldwin and Porter rod engines, the donkey engines and skidders, the speeders and rolling stock that gave logging railroads their unique character." Minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, light rubbing on rear panel, one wrinkle down top half of spine.

Logging  Railroads,  Lumbering,  British  Columbia,  Steam  Engines,  Steam  Locomotives,  Logging  Lines,  Shays,  Climaxes,  Heislers,  Rod  Engines,  Gas  Locomotives,  East  Kootenays,  Timber,  Paraphernalia,  Betsy,  Walking  Dudley,  Old  Curly,  Flatcars,  Skeleton  Cars,  Bull  Cars,  Snowplows,  Rolling  Stock,  Camps,  Trestles,  Skidders,  Bridges,  Log  Dumps,  Camp  Cars,  Mobile  Camps,  Donkey  Engines,  Great  Depression,  Wartime,  MacMillan  &  Bloedel,  Diesel,  Comox,  Canadian  Forest  Products,  Canfor,  Alberni  Pacific  Lumber,  Alco  Locomotives,  Air  Brakes,  Aero  Timber  Products,  Baldwin  Locomotive  Works,  Bloedel  Stewart  &  Welch,  British  Columbia  Forest  Products,  Beaver  Cove,  Local  History,  Campbell  River,  Canadian  Pacific  Railway,  Capilano  Timber,  Chemainus,  Cowichan  Valley,  Douglas  Fir,  Elk  River  Timber,  Esquimalt  &  Nanimo  Railway,  Firefighting,  Fraser  Valley,  General  Motors,  High  Leads,  Honeymoon  Bay,  International  Timber,  Ladysmith,  Lake  Cowichan,  Lake  Logging,  Menzies  Bay,  Montreal  Locomotive  Works,  Nanaimo  Lakes,  Nimpkish,  Pacific  Coast  Shay,  Plymouth  Locomotives,  Port  Renfrew,  H.K.  Porter  &  Co.,  Powell  River,  Queen  Charlotte  Islands,  Salmon  River,  Speeders,  Robert  E.  Swanson,  Trucks,  Vancouver  Island,  Victoria  Lumber  &  Manufacturing  Co.,  Victoria  Lumber  Co.,  Western  Forest  Industries,  Wilamette,  World  War  I,  World  War  II,  Woss  Camp,  Yarding. 

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