Transportation

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Airborne

By Jonathan Rotondo

A magical, airborne story of father and son.

Jonathan Rotondo was 28 when his father, Antonio, died. Numb with grief, Rotondo decided to track down the object that had once given his father so much joy: a tiny single-seat biplane called Charlie Foxtrot Foxtrot Alpha Mike.

Thus ... Read more

At the Crossroads

By Abe Aamidor & Ted Evanoff

The U. S. auto industry has struck a brick wall. Can it get back on the road to recovery? At the Crossroads: Middle America and the Battle to Save the Car Industry argues that the Obama administration missed an historic opportunity in 2009 to launch a Manhattan Project­style ... Read more

Built for War

By Jay Underwood

Anyone who has had occasion to travel on VIA Rail's oldest trans-continental train 'The Ocean' between Halifax and Montreal might wonder why the original route of the Intercolonial Railway took such a round-about course through northern New Brunswick.
The answer lies in the ... Read more

Built for War (Hardcover)

By Jay Underwood

Anyone who has had occasion to travel on VIA Rail's oldest trans-continental train 'The Ocean' between Halifax and Montreal might wonder why the original route of the Intercolonial Railway took such a round-about course through northern New Brunswick.

The answer lies in the ... Read more

Calgary's Electric Transit

By Colin Hatcher
With Tom Schwarzkopf

Calgary?s Electric Transit is the story of electric street railway, trolleybus and light rail vehicle transit in Canada?s western city of Calgary, Alberta. Calgary was founded in 1875, when the North West Mounted Police established a new fort ? Fort Calgary. A big boost for ... Read more

Canadian Pacific

By Barry Lane

The story of Canadian Pacific is one of the greatest stories in the world. Straddling the continent for more than a century and globe for more than fifty years, Canadian Pacific is inextricably linked with the history of Canada itself.

In 1885, the company completed the construction ... Read more

Cornwall Street Railway

By Anthony Clegg

Cornwall Street Railway – the Insurance Company’s Streetcars tells the fascinating story of the electric transit services provided in the eastern Ontario city by the Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, which owned the system from its inception in 1886 until the passenger ... Read more

Dundurn Railroad 5-Book Bundle

By Ron Brown

Ron Brown is Canada’s leading literary authority on the history of Canada’s railways, particularly those now-lost branches from the golden age of steam that once ran like veins and arteries throughout the country. This special five-book bundle collects several of his titles, ... Read more

Far and Away

By Neil Peart

 

Following in the tradition of Ghost Rider and Traveling Music, Rush drummer Neil Peart lets us ride with him along the backroads of North America, Europe, and South America, sharing his experiences in personal reflections and full-color photos. Spanning almost four years, ... Read more

Far and Near

By Neil Peart

 

Now in trade paper

Whether navigating the backroads of Louisiana or Thuringia, exploring the snowy Quebec woods, or performing onstage at Rush concerts, Neil Peart has stories to tell. His first volume in this series, Far and Away, combined words and images to form an intimate, ... Read more