Sudbury Electrics & Diesels
by Dale Wilson, Sudbury
Mining and railroading history in the Canadian Shield. This data is not available in a single source anywhere else. A definitive history covering over a century of rail service by and for the mining industry around the world's nickel capital~Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
Includes information on the Canadian Copper Company, Mond, British America, International Nickel (INCO), Falconbridge. Profusely illustrated and meticulously documented.
Extensively researched and referenced, this hard cover book starts with a brief historical outline of the Sudbury Basin's mining activity. Then it focuses on the pivotal role of the trains in the mining sector. Which trains, how big, how they were powered. Three hundred and three black and white photos, 36 colour photos, and twenty-six maps and diagrams round out this well-done book. Fascinating reading for the train lover, and the mining buff.
Jan 2, 2013--ONE copy left, and we are no longer distributing them after this one has found a good home.
ISBN: 0-920356-12-5 | WMPub# 1122 | 8½" x 11" | 160 page hardcover | 303 black & white photos, 36 colour images, 26 maps & diagrams | $40.00 CDN
Sample inside page
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