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Synopsis: Fascinating black and white pictorial highlighting the original "Big Hill" route between Lake Louise, Alberta and Field, BC. By concentrating on this 20 mile stretch, the book is able to bring into sharp focus the dangerous terrain and iron men who mastered this stretch of mountain until the famed Spiral Tunnels were opened. 50 pages.
Title: Canadian Pacifics Big Hill: A Hundred Years ...
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Book Description Calgary Group of the British Railway Modellers of North America, Canada, 1990. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 3rd Printing. 50pp; illus. Size: Landscape. Seller Inventory # 019476
Book Description BRMNA Publications, Calgary, AB, Canada, 1981. Soft Cover. A very good plus oblong softcover. Light soiling on cover. Pages slightly yellowed. Seller Inventory # 2MOV0672
Book Description British Railway Modellers of North America, Calgary, 1985. Stapled Card Wrappers. Condition: Fine. First Edition. Third volume of a series covering the operations of Canadian National Railways in Eastern Canada. 27pp, photo illustrated in b&w, map. Bright, clean and unmarked still about 'as new'. Weight, 114g - qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail within Canada and the USA. Size: 11" by 8.5". Softcover. Seller Inventory # 052104
Book Description British Railway Modellers, Calgary, 1984. Stapled Paper. Condition: Very Good +. B/W Photographs (illustrator). First Edition. SUBTITLED : ` A Hundred Years of Operation '. No. 5391, a grain train, crosses the Continental Divide at Stephen British Columbia - circa 1954 - is the front cover b/w image on this 50 page volume. That same paragraph will introduce you to `hill turns and hooping-up'. LEARN more about : valve oil, Mountaineer, pushers, Mars Siding, and Muskeg Summit. Clean, tight, bright, collectible. No names no marks. Quote (p.34) : " The original station here was a standard C.P.R. section house costing $900 in 1909 but this was retired in August 1925 after a rock slide ._._._. ." Size: 8vo. Album Shaped. Seller Inventory # 010128
Book Description Calgary, AB: The Calgary Group of the British Railway Modellers of North America, NO DATE ( 1985 ), 1st Edition, First Printing, Calgary, Alberta, 1985. Soft Cover. Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description ). Photo Cover (illustrator). First Edition. -----------softcover, about 11 x 8.5 inches, a Very Good+ copy with a bit of light wear and rubbing, 50 pages, b&w photos, ---The Big Hill on the Canadian Pacific Railway main line in British Columbia, Canada, was the most difficult piece of railway track on the Canadian Pacific Railway's route. It was situated in the rugged Canadian Rockies west of the Continental Divide and Kicking Horse Pass. Even though the Big Hill was replaced by the Spiral Tunnels in 1909, the area has long been a challenge to the operation of trains and remains so to this day., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Not Signed. Seller Inventory # 153130
Book Description British Railway Modellers of North America, Calgary Alberta, 1985. Staple Bound. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. Size: Oblong 8 x 11. Paperbound/Stapled. Seller Inventory # 002483
Book Description British Railway Modellers of North America (BRMNA), Calgary, AB, Canada, 1985. Booklet. Condition: Very Good +. 26pp. Illustrated w historical bw photographs. Photo illustrated wrapper is clean, showing light bumping at corners. Stapled binding sound. An oblong book - 28 x 21.5cm. Reduced shipping may apply. Seller Inventory # 039746
Book Description British Railway Modellers of North America (BRMNA), Calgary, AB, Canada, 1985. Booklet. Condition: Very Good +. 50pp. Illustrated w historical bw photographs and map. Photo illustrated wrapper is clean, showing very light handling. Stapled binding is sound. An oblong book - 28 x 21.5cm. Reduced shipping may apply. Seller Inventory # 039751
Book Description Calgary Group of the British Railway Modellers of North America. Condition: Very Good. Stapled card covers. 8.5" x 11". 50 pp. Pictorial review of Field Hill.Inscribed by the author on the verso of the front cover. Light shelfwear, otherwise a bright clean copy. Seller Inventory # 013604
Book Description The Calgary Group of The British Railway Modellers of North America, Calgary, AB, Canada, 1985. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Paperback. Magazine style fastened with two staples. FIRST EDITION. Numerous maps and illustrations. 50 pages. Seller Inventory # 6970