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LINGARD, Mont. The Newfie Bullet : The Story of Passenger Train Service in Newfoundland . Editing, Graphics and Photograph Layout [by] Cory Lingard. Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland : "Published by Mont Lingard Publishing", (2000). First Edition. Pp. [i]-viii,1-128. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated white card covers. "Passenger train service started in Newfoundland in June of 1882. Sixteen years later the first trans-island passenger train arrived in Port aux Basques, connecting with the S.S. Bruce, thus inaugurating a regular service to Canada and the United States. Learn about the trainsand schedules in subsequent years and the magnificent service provided dur ing World War II. Follow the exciting story up to the last regular passenger train of July 2, 1969 and the end of rail service on September 30, 1988. Read about the Foreign Express, the Overland Limited, the Caribou and our beloved Newfie Bullet -- a Newfoundland treasure." - from the rear cover Contents: 1. Newfoundlanders Get Railway Fever, 2. The Reid Era Begins, 3. Branch Line Construction and Exit of the Reids, 4. Post Reid Era and Birth of the Newfie Bullet, 5. Train Service Under Canadian National Railways, 6. Last Years of the Newfoundland Railway, 7. Remembering the Newfie Bullet, 8. Short Stories of the Newfoundland Railway. Very good. Signed by the author on the title page. Scarce. 140.00
Title: Newfie Bullet : The Story of Passenger Train Service in Newfoundland. signed.
Publisher: Mont Lingard Publishing, Grand Falls-Windsor, NF, 2000, ISBN:0968146147:
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