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121 CLAYTON, Howard Atlantic Bridgehead. 1st UK in dj
Garnstone Press, 1968, 
CLAYTON, Howard. Atlantic Bridgehead : The Story of Transatlantic Communication. (L.) : Garnstone Press, (1968). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),11-192,+ 16 Maps. 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 4206. Chapters : Part I - The Atlantic Telegraph : 1. The Idea is Born; 2. First Attempt the 1858 Cable; 3. The Great Eastern's Cable, 1865; 4. Success; Part II - The Great American and European Short Line Railway : 5. Sandford Fleming and His Vision; 6. The Reality - The Newfoundland Railway; Part III - Marconi and His Wireless: 7. The First Transatlantic Wireless Message; Part IV - Conquest of the A tlantic by Air : 8. The Daily Mail Prize - First Attempts; 9. Alcock and brown Win the Prize; 10. The Atlantic is Conquered. Vg in dj. C.S.S. Acadia'scopy. 75.00

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122 CLEGG, W. Paul STYRING, John S. British Nationalised Shipping. in dj.
Augustus M. Kelley, 1969, 
CLEGG, W. Paul and John S. STYRING. British Nationalised Shipping 1947-1968. NY: Augustus M. Kelley, (1969). Pp 304. 8vo, black cloth. "This book describes all the cross-channel vessels and most of the smaller ones owned by successive nationalised railway authorities and by subsidiary and allied bodies. It is the result of many years' intensive research and it replaces a much simpler book produced by the authors in 1962." -from the dj. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 90.00

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123 Coast Railway Company of Nova Scotia Glimpses Along the South Coast. “Summer-Land by the Sea.” Reached by the line of the Coast Railway Company of Nova Scotia, Limited, traversing the latest and best of the vacation, fishing, and shooting resorts. Rest, recreation, and health
Coast Railway Company of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth, N.S., 1897, 
(Coast Railway Company of Nova Scotia). Glimpses Along the South Coast. “Summer-Land by the Sea.” Reached by the line of the Coast Railway Company of Nova Scotia, Limited, traversing the latest and best of the vacation, fishing, and shooting resorts. Rest, recreation, and health in this historic andmagnificently beautiful country, hitherto unknown to the traveler. Yarmout h, N.S.: Published by The Coast Railway Company of Nova Scotia, Limited, 1897. Thomas Robertson, President. L.H. Wheaton, Superintendent. Pp (4),5-22,(10). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. With a section on “The Game Laws for the Province of Nova Scotia” and 9 pages ofadvertisements at rear. Printed by Butterfield Printing & Binding Company, Lowell, Massachusetts. Waterstain and wrinkling to bottom half throughout, short tears to top edge, covers browned and spotted, creased, surface tear to copyright page, else good only. As is. 60.00

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124 COISH, Calvin Atlantic Advocate 75:06 SCAMMELL. A.R. Molasses, Myrrh and Maggots - Newfoundland Folk Medicine
COISH, Calvin. "Molasses, Myrrh and Maggots - Newfoundland Folk Medicine." An article in The Atlantic Advocate, February 1985. Vol.75, No.6. Pp 47-49. Triple column. Also: A.R. Scammell's "My Friend the Devil" (pp.16-17). Also : Gavin Murphy's "How to Really Run a Railroad" [Yarmouth - Halifax line]; Charmaine Gaudet's "Making Woolen Blankets the Old-Fashioned Way" [MacAusland's Mill's, P.E.I.]; Wayne Curtis' "The Beaverbrook Collection"; articles on curling, on computers, plus others, usual columns. Vg. 4.50

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125 Colchester Historical Society Images of Our Past series. Historic Colchester Towns & Countryside
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2000, 
Colchester Historical Society. Historic Colchester Towns & Countryside. (Halifax): Nimbus Publishing, (2000). First Printing. Pp (3),iv-xvi,[1]-128. 8vo, ill. grey card covers with cream spine. Images of Our Past series. "At the turn of the twentieth century, Nova Scotia's Colcester County bustled with activity and opportunity in what was, in many ways, its 'golden era'. In a series of rare and detailed photographs, 'Historic Colchester' capturesthe changing faces and shifting fortunes of the region during this period of rapid growth and transition. From Mi'kmaq and Acadians to Irish, Montbeliardians, and Scots, the lives of Colchester's people were forever altered when, in the mid-nineteenth century, the railroad transformed the county seat of Truro into a booming transportation centre. 'Historic Colchester' portrays life in towns and countryside, on land and at sea, in industry and education, in family homes and in public service, at peace and, finally, at war." - from the rear cover. Contents: Country Life; By Land and Sea; Richesfrom the Earth; The Railway; Industry; Business; Education; Family and Hom e; Recreation; Public Services; Patriotism and War; Faces of Colchester. Very good. 20.00

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126 COLLINS, W.H Canada, Department of Mines, Geological Survey Branch. Geological Reconnaissance of the Region Traversed by the National Transcontinental Railway
Government Printing Bureau, 1909, 
COLLINS, W.H. Geological Reconnaissance of the Region Traversed by the National Transcontinental Railway between Lake Nipigon and Clay Lake, Ontario. Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1909. Pp 67, folding map at rear. 8vo, printed wraps. Rubbed with small nicks to head and tail of spine, wraps lightly soiled, dog-eared, else vg. 75.00

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127 COMEAU, Louis V. Images of Our Past series Historic Kentville. First Edition.
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2003, ISBN:1551094584 
COMEAU, Louis V. Historic Kentville. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, (2003). First Printing. Pp. (5),vi-x,[1]-158. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers with purple spine. A volume in the Images of Our Past series. "Situated in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley, Kentville owes its existence to its unique location as the last crossing point of the Cornwallis River before it empties into the great Minas Basin. Here the early inhabitants, Mi'kmaq and Acadians, forded the river, establishing trading and social patterns.Later, a bridge linked the townships of Cornwallis and Horton, allowing th e small settlements of Planters, and later Loyalists, to form the basis of a commercial centre, serving agricultural villages throughout the valley. In 1869 the town's dream of a railway linking it to other valley communitiesbecame a reality, and when the railway established its headquarters at Ken tville and began shipping Annapolis Valley apples to foreign markets, the town boomed. 'Historic Kentville' traces the development of the town from its earliest beginnings to its present-day status as a finance and governmentservice centre. Along the way, Kentville produces the first automobile in Nova Scotia, and became home to the province's longest standing festival --the Apple Blossom Festival. Author Louie Comeau has combined photographs f rom his own collection with absorbing and entertaining details to provide acharming historic portrait of an important valley town." -from rear cover. Contents: Introduction. Chapters: 1. Panoramic Views; 2. Street Scenes; 3. Transportation (pp.73-100); 4. Manufacturing (pp.101-108); 5. Houses; 6. S ports (pp.117-124); 7. Schools; 8. Churches; 9. Hospitals; 10. Odds and Ends. With bibliography. Very good. 20.00

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128 COMFORT, Nicholas Locomotion Papers 22 Mid-Suffolk Light Railway. Third Edition
Oakwood Press, Headington, Oxford, 1997, ISBN:0853615098 
COMFORT, Nicholas. Mhe Mid-Suffolk Light Railway. (Headington, Oxford) : The Oakwood Press, (1997). Third Edition. Pp (2),3-144. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, illustrated green card covers, lettered in black. Locomotion Papers 22. Contents : Introduction. 1. Promotion of the Line and Early Tribulations. 2. Opening for Freight and Financial Crisis. 3. Passengers at Last. 4. The Line Described. 5. Retrenchment and Grouping. 6. Locomotives and Rolling Stock. 7. Indian Summer and Closure. 8. Only A Memory. 9. A New Beginning. Very good. 20.00

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129 Committee on the Railroad Research Study Rail Transport Research Needs : Final Report of the Railroad Research Study
U.S. Department of Transportation and Association of American Railroads, Washington, D.C., 1976, 
(Committee on the Railroad Research Study). Rail Transport Research Needs :Final Report of the Railroad Research Study. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Depart ment of Transportation and Association of American Railroads, December 1976. Report FRA-OR&D-76279. Pp [i]-viii,1-261,A1-A8,B1-B4,C1-C24,D1-D18, E1-E34,F1-F3,G1-G2,(1). 4to, white printed card covers. Abstract : “The objective of the Railroad Research Study was to develop a comprehensive framework for a coordinated research effort, to suggest the major features of such an effort, and to review considerations in launching a program of research that would be of maximum assistance in improving the performance and viabilityof the rail transport industry and improving the decision-making processes by all parties having to do with rail transport. Part I of the report revi ews the conditions of rail transport in today's economy. Part II reviews problems external to the rail transport industry that affect the industry. Part III reviews internal problems that affect the industry. Part IV discusses some of the considerations in mounting a comprehensive, coordinated, national program of research and development aimed at aiding rail transport in meeting the challenges of change; and also makes suggestions and recommendations as to the nature of such a program involving the participation of both government and private industry; and finally designates broad research areas and assigns them to categories of urgency and necessity.” Spine and margins browned, scotch tape residue from removal of spine label, ex-library (borrowing sheet at rear), penned name, else good. 30.00

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130 COOK, Clayton D. Tales of the Rails. Volume IV : The Newfoundland Railway 1881-1988.
Flanker Press, St. John's, 2005, ISBN:1894463838 
COOK, Clayton D. Tales of the Rails. Volume IV : The Newfoundland Railway 1881-1988. St. John's : Flanker Press, 2005. First Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),1-119,(3). Illustrated. Map. 4to, illustrated green card covers. An illustrated history and stories of the Newfoundland Railway. Contents : Foreword; Introduction - The Newfoundland Railway: The Beginning; The Steam Train; A Way of Life; Early passenger Trains and Locomotives Around the Late 189s; Newfoundland's Geography; A Brief History of the Newfoundland Railway 1881-1988; A Trainman Remembers; Newfoundland Railway and Canadian National Railways Officials; Reid Newfoundland Company and Newfoundland Railway Steamships; The Newfoundland Railway Dockyard During the 1940s; The War Years - The Building of the Newfoundland Airport and the Role of the Newfoundland Railway; Newfoundland Railway and Canadian National Railways Steam Passenger Trains; Canadian National Railways (Newfoundland Service) Locomotives, Mixed Passenger Trains, etc.; Railway Trivia; Rail Yards and Static Train Displays; Last of Branch Line Mixed Train Service, Argentia, Sept. 19, 1984. Carbonear Sept. 20, 1984. Bonavista Nov. 25, 1983. Lewisporte Aug. 18, 1981; Trains Blown From the Rails at Wreckhouse, West Coast; Trinity Train Loop; Historic Photographs of Train Crews, Workmen, and Passengers; The Last Trains; The Final Dismantling of the Newfoundland Railway on Oct. 12, 1988 at Mileage 340; A Tribute to a Special Breed of Men. Of nautical interest : eid Newfoundland Company and Newfoundland Railway Steamships (pp 32-39); The Newfoundland Railway Dockyard During the 1940s (pp 40-44). Very good. 35.00

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131 COOK, Clayton D. WRAGG, Mike, foreword Tales of the Rails : The Newfoundland Railway
Creative Publishers, St. John's, 1991, 
COOK, Clayton D. Tales of the Rails : The Newfoundland Railway. St. John's : Creative Publishers, 1991. Pp (4),v-xvi,1-94,(2). Double column, illustrated. Large oblong 8vo, brick red card covers with white spine. Also includes the Newfoundland Railway Steamship Services, and chapters on the Railway's connection with the building of the Newfoundland Airport, the Battle of the Atlantic, and the "Atlantic Meeting" in Placentia Bay. Foreword by Mike Wragg. Vg. 20.00

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132 COOK, Haruko Taya and Theodore F. COOK COOK, Theodore F. Japan at War. in dj
New Press, 1992, 
COOK, Haruko Taya and Theodore F. COOK. Japan at War : An Oral History. NY:The New Press, 1992. Pp 479. 8vo, tan cloth spine with black paper covered boards. "Japan at War documents a huge range of experiences, from long-ago memories of being taught to play at soldiering in school to personal accou nts of carrying out horrendous medical experiments and ruthless massacres. Here are the soldiers and sailors caught in the jungles of New Guinea and on the seas around the Philippines. Here, too, are proud builders of the Burma railway, and the unrepentant generals, as well as the conscripts whose political or intellectual training made them unwilling participants in the horror wrought by their country..." -from the dust jacket. Vg in rubbed and lightly creased dj. 20.00

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133 COOK, Roger and Karl ZIMMERMANN ZIMMERMANN, Karl SHAUGHNESSY, Jim WOOD, Don Magnetic North : Canadian Steam in Twilight. in dj.
Boston Mills Press, Erin, ON, 1999, ISBN:1550463063 
COOK, Roger and Karl ZIMMERMANN. Magnetic North : Canadian Steam in Twilight . With additional photographs by Jim Shaughnessy, Don Wood, and others. (Erin, ON): Boston Mills Press, (1999). Pp. [1]-160. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong 8vo, black cloth with metallic lettering to spine. "An inspiring chronicle of the brief, bright moment when steam locomotives ran their final miles in Eastern Canada, a time when the certainty of their demise madetheir presence all the sweeter." - from the dj. Contents: Introduction: Th e Lure of Canadian Steam; 1. When Steam Ruled Montreal's Suburban Services;2. Last Citadel of Canadian National Steam; 3. Branch Line Canada; 4. Stea m in Snow; 5. Farewell to Canadian Steam; Epilogue: Steam Lives On. Vg in dj. 30.00

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134 COOK, Russell H CARVELL, Frank Fighting Frank Carvell, Partisan and Patriot. Signed by the author
1st Books Library, 2003, ISBN:1410798119 
COOK, Russell H. "Fighting Frank" Carvell, Partisan and Patriot. (1st Books Library, 2003). Pp (2),iii-xv,(1),1-476,(16). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers, lettered in black. "Frank Carvell was a bitterpartisan Lioerai politician wno found his greatest joy in the misery he in flicted upon his Conservative opponents. He sought out scandal and forced the resignation of New Brunswick's most popular premier, charged the Minister of Munitions with mismanaging the munitions budget through the Shell Committee, and exposed a government kickback scheme in the building of the St. John and Quebec Railway - all of which made him immensely popular among Liberals in Canada. By 1917, he was considered by many as the natural successor to Liberal leader, Sir Wilfred Laurier, but suddenly he broke with his leader over the issue of compulsory military service. The country was at war and no personal ambition could be allowed to divert him from the goal of winning the conflict. "Fighting Frank" Carvell set aside his partisanship in favor of the patriotic gesture of joining the Union Government of Robert Borden, Conservative Prime Minister since 1911, and suffered the distrust of Tories and the scorn of many Liberals." (from the back cover). Contents : Introduction; The Early Years; Mr. Carvell Goes To Ottawa; The Elections of 1908; New Brunswick's Spokesman; Railways, Reciprocity and the Election or 1911; On The Attack; The Naval Debate; The Southampton Railway Scandal; TheFall of James Kidd Flemming; The Great War; The Shell Committee Scandal; M ore scandals And A Provincial Election; The Stevens Commission: A Time for Decision; Mr. Minister; Trials And Tribulations; Epilogue. Very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 22.00

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Trail of the Swinging Lanterns   A Racy, Railroading Review of Transportation Matters, Methods and Men. First Edition, signed presentation copy, COPELAND, John Morison
135 COPELAND, John Morison Trail of the Swinging Lanterns A Racy, Railroading Review of Transportation Matters, Methods and Men. First Edition, signed presentation copy
1918, 1918 
COPELAND, John Morison. The Trail of the Swinging Lanterns : A Racy, Railroading Review of Transportation Matters, Methods and Men. (Toronto : The Author - John Morison Copeland : 5 Dalton Road, Toronto , 1918). First Edition. Printed by Addison & Mainprice, Toronto. Pp (7),6-149,(1) including four pages of non-railway adverts at the rear. Illustrated with b&w photos throughout. 8vo, green cloth, orange lettering to front board, plain spine.

John Morison Copeland (1878 - 1953).

Watters p.865, Rhodenizer p.652.

"In compiling the miscellaneous array of facts embodied in the pen sketches arranged within the covers of this book, the principal object striven for has been to seek out, set down and thereby rescue from forgetfulness and the danger of extinction, a grist of information pertaining to local railway life in Canada and to men identified with international railway affairs." - from the Foreword

Navigators of the Blue [A poem about carrier pigeons];
A Deceased Canadian Railroad [the Cobourg and Perborough Railway - Cobourg, Blairton and Marmora Railway & Mining Company - Cobourg, Blairton and Marmora Railway & Mining Company];

Ontario's Twin Sister is the Grand Trunk Railway;
William H. Biggar, Vice-President and General Counsel of the G.T.R. and G.T.P. Railways;
Sir Thomas Dakin's Locomotive;
Toronto and Nipissing Railway;
An Old Campaigner's Career [John Quirk, Wingham. Ont.]
The Luck of a Light-Hearted Landlubber[C. & N.W.R. Conductor Cornelius O'Konor]
Knights of the Swinging Lanterns [a 17-line poem]
The Credit Valley Railway: Toronto to St. Thomas via Woodstock: Inauguration of Toronto - Milton sections, September, 19th, 1879 [including train sheet of the Governor-General's Special, Streetsville Junction];
The Crusade of United States Railway Interests in Canada;
A Wizard When in Bud: Thomas A. Edison;
A Gigantic Human Hive in the Canadian Pacific Railway Headquarters [Windsor Street, Montreal];

William B. Lanigan, Freight Traffic Manager, Canadian Pacific Railway: A Biographical Reminiscence [born October 12, 1861, Trois Rivières];

James Charlton : The Nestor and Grand Old Man among Passenger Agents;
Uncle Sam's Adopted Sons [Canadian railway men who went to work in the U.S.]

Samuel Rodger Callaway [born December 24, 1850, Toronto];

Thomas N. Jarvis : An Organizing Genius;
George J. Charlton: Passenger Traffic Expert;
A Reveler's Dream [a longer poem, full of proper names] Andrew J. Taylor [born June 24, 1858, Bytown, Ottawa]
By-Water Magazine: Business Getter's Competition Prize Winning Essay;
Belleville's Contribution to Transportation;
Lines to Queen Quinte [a 36-line poem]
The Canadian Northern Railway System;
A Tenderfoot in Temiskaming and the silent places beyond awaiting the iron horse;
William P. Duperow : General Passenger Agent, Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Government Railways;
Those Undignified Box Cars : Some Methods of the Men who Control Their Movements;
Lines Addressed to Frederic P. Nelson, Traveling Agent, Grand Trunk Railway, on the occasion of his marriage, May 27, 1912;
Hamilton: A Hothouse for Transportation Men;
A Pilfered Pot Pourri
The Trail of the Serpent [some sports history, pp.129-135 on on a railway men baseball game, featuring the Brantford Green Socks, mentioning the Peterborough Bluejays, &c]
A Haphazard Chronology;

Ballad to the Brotherhood.[18-line poem]

Bookplate, else very good. Signed Presentation Copy. 100.00

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Tunnel Shields and the Use of Comprerssed Air in Subaqueous Works, COPPERTHWAITE, William Charles
136 COPPERTHWAITE, William Charles Tunnel Shields and the Use of Comprerssed Air in Subaqueous Works
D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1906, 1906 
COPPERTHWAITE, William Charles. Tunnel Shields and the Use of Comprerssed Air in Subaqueous Works. With 260 Illustrations and Diagrams. New York : D. Van Nostrand Company, 1906. First Edition. Pp (6),vxv,(1),1-389,(5). Illustrated. Index. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Contents :

I. The Shield : Its Early History, 1818 to 1880 : Brunei's Patent - The Thames Tunnel Shield - The Shield as Described in Brunei's Patent - Dunn's Patent, 1849 - Guibal's Shaft-Sinking Machine - Rziha's Removable Centres - Barlow's Patent, 1864 - Greathead's Tower Subway Shield, 1869 - Beach's Shield with Hydraulic Rams, 1869 - Shields at Cincinnati and Cleveland - Woolwich Shield, 1874 - Woolwich Erector - Antwerp Tunnel, 1879 - Greathead, and the Introduction of Shield Work in Recent Years.

II. The Use of Compressed Air in Engineering Work : Its History : and Some Notes on Caisson Sickness : Cochrane's Patent, 1830 - Description of an Ordinary Airlock - Compressed Air Used at Chalonnes, France, 1839 - and at Douchy, France, 1846 - Potts' Vacuum System, 1850 - Rochester Bridge, 1851 - Antwerp Tunnel, 1879 - Hudson River Tunnel, 1879 - Jaminet's Notes on St. Louis Bridge, 1868 - Brooklyn Bridge, 1871 - Smith's Proposal for a Medical Lock, 1871 - Moir's Lock at Hudson Tunnel, 1879 - Caisson Sickness - Conditions of Work in Compressed Air - Regulations for Controlling Men - Effect of Impure Air - Clauses of Specification Regulating Work in Compressed Air - Experiment in Purifying Air.

III. Cast Iron Lining for Tunnels : Its Use in Tunnels Suggested by its Employment in Pit Shafts - Telford's Iron Centres, 1824 - Rziha's Iron Centres and Face Jacks,1860 - Ease of Con-struction and Immediate Security Ensured by its Use - Circular Tunnels most Convenient when Cast Iron Lining is used - Proportionsof the Cast Iron Segments - Examples from Recent Work - The Key - The Joints - Central London Railway - Waterloo and City Railway - Baker Street and Waterloo Railway - Blackwall Tunnel - Greenwich Tunnel - St. Clair Tunnel -Great Northern and City Railway - Rotherhithe Tunnel - Lea Tunnel - Casting of Tunnel Segments - The British Hydraulic Company's Moulding Machine - Tables - Quantities per Yard Forward of some Typical Iron Lined Tunnels.

IV.The Greathead Shield in London Clay : The Shield - The Assisted Shield - General Conditions of Tunnel Work in London Clay - Movement of the Exposed Face - Type of Station Shafts - Details of their Lining - Break up for Shield - City and South London Shield the Prototype of all Subsequent Machines in London Clay - Detailed Description of it - The Grouting Pan - The Various Operations of Working the Shield - General Observations - Speed an Essential - Wedges for Breaking down the Face - Guiding of the Shield - Hay's Patent - Cost of Labour Employed - Glasgow District Subway Shield - Central London Railway Small Shields - Employment of Pumps on Shield - Special Shield for use with Thomson's Excavator - Thomson's Excavator - Price's Combined Shield and Excavator - Great Northern and Strand Shields - Arrangement of Shield Rams and Removal of Diaphragm - Greathead Shields of Larger Diameter than 13 Feet - Station Shields of the Waterloo and City and Central London Railways - Great Northern and City Railway and Kingsway Subway Shields - The Segment Erector of these Latter - Method of Working of the Kingsway Subway Shield on a Face having Ballast at the Top - A Method of Supporting a Clay Face in an Iron Lined Tunnel of Large Diameter.
V. The Shield in Water-Bearing Strata - The Assisted Shield : The Greathead Shield requires Additional Appliances in Water-Bearing or Loose Material - The City and South London Railway Shield in Water-bearing Gravel - The Glasgow District Subway Shield - The Waterloo and City Railway Shield - Dalrymple Hay's Hooded Shield - Use of Clay Pockets on the Face in Gravel - The Glasgow Harbour Tunnels - The Mound Tunnels, Edinboro' - The Siphons de Clichy and de la Concorde.

VI. The Shield in Water-Bearing Strata (continued) : The Hudson River Tunnel - Works in Compressed Air without Shield - A Brick Tunnel Constructed with a n Advance Casing of Iron - Failure of the Temporary Lining of the Entrance - Reconstruction of the Entrance by Means of a Caisson - The Work of Tunnelling by means of a Pilot Heading - Suspension of the Works - Resumption of the Works with a Shield and Iron Lined Tunnel - The Shield Described - The Mechanical Erector - Method of Working - Provisions for Men Suffering from Compressed Air Sickness - The St. Clair River Tunnel - Details of the Shield Method of Working - The Mechanical Erector - The Blackwall Tunnel - The Caissons Forming the Shafts - Method of Sinking them - Level of Subaqueous Tunnel fixed with Invert 80 Feet below Water Level - Details of Shield - The Face Shutters - The Rams - The Hydraulic Erectors - Method of Lowering the Shield from Ground Level to Bottom of Shaft - Compressed Air Machinery - The Vertical Locks in the Shafts - Safety Screen in Tunnel - Methods of Driving Shield - Incidents of the Work - Clay Blanket in River Bed - Method of Working the Face Shutters of the Shield - Poling of the Shield Invert - Conditions of Work in Compressed Air - The East River Gas Tunnel, New York - Work without Compressed Air - Compressed Air Employed - Compressed Air and Shield used Together - Details of the Shield.

VII. The Shield in Water-Bearing Strata (continued) : The Vyrnwy Aqueduct Tunnel - Commenced without a Shield, and without Compressed Air - Failure of Operations - Shield and Compressed Air Provided - Description of Shield - Timber Safety Diaphragm or Trap in Tunnel behind Shield - Second Abandonment of the Works - Reconstruction of the Shield - The " Trap " Diaphragm - Double Airlock used in the Tunnel - The Greenwich Subway - Description of Tunnel - Machinery and Plant - The Caissons - Their Airtight Floors - The Plugs in Tunnel Openings of Caissons - Erection and Rivetting of Caissons - Sinking of Caissons in Compressed Air - Erection of Shield in Caissons - Opening out the Tunnel Face - The Airlock and Bulkhead - Safety Diaphragms in Tunnel - Rate of Progress in Tunnelling - The Shield, Detailed Description - The " Trap " Diaphragm - The Face Rams - Original Method of Working a Failure - Trial of Needles in the Face - A Poled Face Adopted, with Clay Pockets in Front of Cutting Edge - Description of Working - Alteration of Shield Diaphragms - Ventilation of Shield - Cost of Shield, and Working Gang Required - The Lea Tunnel - Shield Chamber and Airlocks - Safety Diaphragms and Vertical Airlock - Details of Shield - The Baker Street and Waterloo Railway - Shafts in River - Details of Shield - Combination of Hood and Shutters - Timbering of the Face - Description of the Method of Working.

VIII. The Shield in Masonry Tunnels : The Use of a Roof Shield in Masonry Tunnels - The Collecteur de Clichy " Extra Muros " - The Chagnaud Shield - Detailed Description - The Conveyor - Method of Working the Shield - The Centres for the Masonry Arch - General Working Results - The Collecteur de Clichy " Intra Muros " - Details of the Shield - And of the Conveyor - The Centres for the Masonry - The Lagging Method of Working - General Working Results - The Siphon de 1'oise - The Shield Similar to the East River Machine - The Airlock - The Concrete Lining to the Tunnel - Details of the Iron Centres and Casing - Method of Driving the Shield and Constructing the Concrete Lining - Concrete Lining Compared with Cast Iron - The Paris Extension of the Orleans Railway - Double Line Masonry Tunnel - Method of Working with Advance Headings for the Sidewalls - Details of the Shield - Description of the Working - The Centres for the Masonry - General Remarks.

IX. The Shield in Masonry Tunnels (continued) : The Tremont Street Tunnel, Boston, U.S.A. - Work Commenced without a Shield - A Roof Shield Decided on - Method of Work - Details of Constructing the Side Walls - Details of the Shield - The Sliding Shoes - Cast Iron Bars Built in the Brick Arch to Receive the Thrust of the Shield Rams - Rate of Progress - The Boston (U.S.A.) Harbour Tunnel - Conditions of Compressed Air Work - Details of the Shield - Method of Working - Rate of Progress - The Metropolitan Railway of Paris - Comparatively Limited Employment of Shields - Methodsof Shield Work Adopted - Sections in which Shields were Employed - The Champigneul Shields - Details of the Shield - Central Advance Heading Used - Method of Working - Centres for Masonry - Rate of Progress - Interruption of Street Traffic Above - General Remarks on the Champigneul Shield - The Lam arre Shields - Details of the Shield - Timber Centres - Unsatisfactory Results of Working - The Dieudonnat Shields and the Weber Shields - General Remarks on the Metropolitan Railway Shields.

X. Recent Tunnelling Work Carried Out with a Shield or with Compressed Air : Recent Tube Railways in London - The Rotherhithe Tunnel, London - General Description - Vertical Locks in the Shafts - The Shield - Steel Bulkhead in Tunnel - The River Dee Tunnel -General Description - Sinking of the Shafts - Compressed Air Work - Driving of the Tunnel - Paris Metropolitan Railway (Extension) - The Raquet Shield - Conditions of Work - Description of the Shield - The Brackenagh Tunnel,Ireland - The Hilsea Tunnel, Hampshire.

XI. Cost of the Shield : First cost of Shield - Examples - Cost of Tunnelling per Yard Forward, and per CubicYard of Content - Tables Giving Details of Quantities and Prices - Compari son of Cost of Small Tunnels in Masonry or Brickwork and Cast Iron - Increase of Cost due to Compressed Air. Gangs of Miners - Rates of Pay - Numbers of Men.

Appendix A - A Chronological List of Events Connected with Tunnelling by Means of a Shield or of Compressed Air.

Appendix B - Some English Patents Relating to Tunnelling with Shield and Compressed Air, 1818 to 1904.


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137 CORMIER, Michael. Canadian Geographic, Vol. 115, No. 4 BUTALA, Sharon GILLMORE, Don 1-800-Moncton. An article on call centres in Canadian Geographic, Vol.115, No.4, July/August 1995
Canadian Geographic, Vanier, Ontario, 1995, 
CORMIER, Michael. "1-800-Moncton." An article on call centres in Canadian Geographic, Vol.115, No.4, July/August 1995, pp 24-34, with photos by André Gallant. Vanier, Ontario : Canadian Geographic, 1995. Pp [1]-82. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated wrappers. Also, Sharon Butala's "Saskatchewan's Treasured Baadlands" (pp 36-44); Don Gillmore's "Promised Land" [Underground Railway] (pp 46-55); David F. Pelly's "Treasures of an Arctic Artist" [sketchbooks of explorer George Black] (pp 56-62). Very good to fine. For the issue 5.00

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138 CORRIGAN, Samuel W. (ed.) BARTELS, Dennis A. JANZEN, Olaf Uwe CROSSLEY, John Canadian Journal of Native Studies. Vol. 10, No. 1, 1990
Canadian Journal of Native Studies, Brandon, 1990, 
CORRIGAN, Samuel W. (ed.). The Canadian Journal of Native Studies. Vol. 10,No. 1, 1990. (Brandon : Canadian Journal of Native Studies, 1990). Pp (6), [1]-166,(4). Maps. 8vo, illustrated card covers, lettered in white. Contents : The Role of Empowerment in Social Work Degree Programs for Indigenous Native People: A Critique of One School's Experience. (by Daniel O'Brien andJacqueline Pace); On the Rail-line in Northwestern Ontario: Non-Reserve Ho using and Community Change (by Edward J. Hedican); Bleeding Day and Night: The Construction of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Across Tsimshian Reserve Lands (by James A. McDonald); Micmac Migration to Western Newfoundland (by Denis A. Bartels and Olaf Uwe Janzen, pp 71-96, with 2 maps); Native Language Broadcasting: An Experiment in Empowerment (by J. B. Minore and M. E. Hill); Utilizing the Arts for Healing from a Native American Perspective: Implications for Creative Arts Therapies (by Phoebe Dufrene); "Lower Than the Angels": The Weight of Jim Logan's Art. (by N. Alexander Easton); Two From the Island: Recent Work Relating to the Micmacs of Prince Edward Island (by John Crossley, pp 1430148); plus book reviews. Institutional library stamp, else very good. 15.00

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139 COSH, Don Trenton : The First Hundred Years. Signed Paperback.
COSH, Don. Trenton : The First Hundred Years. S.l.: s.n., [ca. 1978]. Pp. (1),2-200. Illustrated with black and white photos. 8vo, red card covers with golden lettering to front cover, blank spine. Contents: Mayors and Town Clerks; Growth and Development; Amalgamation or Incorporation?; Iron, Steel,and Railway Cars; The Glass Industry; Smaller Industry; Public Buildings; Churches; Schools; The Business Community; The Fire Department; Airport; Bits and Pieces; Trenton's Counciollors. Covers rubbed with some shelfwear and faint cover creasing, else very good. Signed without inscription by the author on the title page. 25.00

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Sir Adams G. Archibald : Colchester's Father of Confederation., CRAGGS, R.S. ARCHIBALD, Adams G.
140 CRAGGS, R.S. ARCHIBALD, Adams G. Sir Adams G. Archibald : Colchester's Father of Confederation.
Truro News, 1967, 1967 
CRAGGS, R.S. Sir Adams G. Archibald : Colchester's Father of Confederation. (Truro, Nova Scotia : The Truro News, 1967). First Edition. Pp (2),3-116,(2) + 1 plate leaf opp. p. 94. With 18 b&w photos in the text as well as other Illustrations. Note: the two leaves with pages 19 & 20 and pages 21 & 22 are each folding and have a b&w photo and are printed on one side only. 8vo, blue card covers, plain spine.

Sir Adams George Archibald KCMG PC QC (b. May 3, 1814, Truro, Nova Scotia – d. December 14, 1892, Truro, Nova Scotia) was a Canadian lawyer and politician, and a Father of Confederation. He was based in Nova Scotia for most of his career, though he also served as first Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba from 1870 to 1872

32 brief chapters including:
1. The Making of a Statesman;
2. A Legal Career;
3. Reciprocity;
4. Mining Monopoly;
5. Free Schools Act;
6. The Intercolonial Railway;
7. Political Contemporaries;
8. Anglo-American Relations;
9. Maritime Union;
10. Prelude to Discussion;
11. The Charlottetown Conference;
12. Post-Conference Discussions;
13. At Quebec;
14. Framework of a Constitution;
15. Aftermath;
16. The Road to London;
17. Joseph Howe and the Anti-Confederates;
18. The London Conference;
19. The BNA Act Passed;
20. Howe Alienates the Catholics;
21. The Debate in the Drill Room;
22. Acquisition of Rupert's Land;
24. McDougall as Governor [Sir William McDougall PC CB (January 25, 1822 – May 29, 1905) one of the Fathers of Confederation];
25. The Overland Trail;
26. The Red River Expedition;
27. Archibald's First Administration [as Lieutenant Governor of Rupert's Land and the North-Western Territory];
28. Indian Legislation;
29. Land Distribution;
30. The Fenians;
31. Donald Smith and Doctor Schultz [Sir John Christian Schultz, KCMG (January 1, 1840 – April 13, 1896)].
32. The Last Years.

"Published on the occasion of Canada's Centenary of Confederation".

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