All Aboard : The history and humour of a forlorn little train, and the people and commodities that it carried. First Edition

By: CALDER, J. William

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CALDER, J.William. All Aboard. [Cover adds: The history and humour of a "forlorn" little train, and the people and commodities that it carried]. Antigonish, N.S. : "Published and Distributed by Formac Limited", (1974). First Edition. No printer given. Pp (2),3-139,(1). With 12 b&w photos as well as some other illustrations in the text. 8vo (140 x 210 mm), beige & orange art-illustrated matte card covers, with blank spine.

Cover and some other illustrations by Murray Calder.

Tennyson 712, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 1753.

John William Calder (b. April, 12, 1904, Saint Peter's, Richmond County, Cape Breton - d. September 10, 1990, Alexandria, Ontario) was possibly in Pointe Claire, Quebec at the time of publication.

A discursive history of the Cape Breton Railway.

Introduction.
Foreword.

Part 1.
1. The Big Day.
2. Testimony of Appreciation.
3. Birth Throes.
4. Meet MacEwen.
5. Off and Running.
6. St. Peters Canal.
7. The MicMacs.
8. The Long Stretch.
9. Introducing Jamie.
10. The Upheaval.
11. Spurts of Prosperity.
12. The Death Rattle.

Part 2.
1. On With The Dance.
2. The Ungrateful Runt.
3. "Charlie" Goes Home.
4. Our Sanitary Engineer.
5. The Winter of the Rum.
6. Something Fishy.
7. A Toothsome Tale.
8. The Busy Point.
9. Dan Allan Leaves Home.
10. Automatic Toasters (1869).
11. The Basket Special.
12. The Agent Remembers.

Very good. 30.00

Title: All Aboard : The history and humour of a forlorn little train, and the people and commodities that it carried. First Edition

Author Name: CALDER, J. William

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Formac , 1974,: 1974

Seller ID: 3320

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CAPE BRETON RAILWAY CANADA HISTORY CANADIAN TRANSPORT HISTORY TRAINS LOCAL TRANSPORTATION,