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¦From Folly to Fortune : The Firing of James Richardson Forman : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics from 1854 to 1858

By: UNDERWOOD, Jay

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Railfare DC Books, Montreal, 2007, ISBN:1897190239:

Seller ID: 104928


UNDERWOOD, Jay. From Folly to Fortune : The Firing of James Richardson Forman : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics from 1854 to 1858. (Montreal) : Railfare DC Books, (2007). Pp (3),iv-vi,1-192. Illustrated. 8vo, photo-illustrated green card covers. "James Richardson Forman was born in 1822 at Halifax, and returned from Scotland in 1854 to oversee the construction of the Nova Scotia Railway, the first publicly owned railway in the British Empire. But did he become a victim of Nova Scotia’s venal politics? He had been appointed to his post at the request of Reformer J... View more info

From Folly to Fortune : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics. First Edition, Signed

By: UNDERWOOD, Jay

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Railfare DC Books, Montreal, 2007, ISBN:9781897190234:

Seller ID: 109582


UNDERWOOD, Jay. From Folly to Fortune : Collusion and Corruption in Nova Scotia Railway Politics . (Montreal) : Railfare DC Books, (2007). First Printing. Pp (2),[iii]-vi,1-192. Map in text. Illustrated. 8vo, green cardcovers. Another work by the late Jay Underwood (1958-2013). "James Richardson Forman was born in 1822 at Halifax, and returned from Scotland in 1854 to oversee the construction of the Nova Scotia Railway, the first publicly owned railway in the British Empire. But did he become a victim of Nova Scotia’s venal politics? He had been appointed to his post at the request of Re... View more info

Full Steam Ahead : The Life and Locomotives of Alexander Mitchell

By: UNDERWOOD, Jay MITCHELL, Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lancelot Press, Hantsport, 1996, ISBN:0889996261:

Seller ID: 18404


UNDERWOOD, Jay. Full Steam Ahead : The Life and Locomotives of Alexander Mitchell. Hantsport : Lancelot Press, (1996). Pp (8),9-102,(2). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers with red spine. "The steam locomotive was to the people of the mid-nineteenth century what the micro-computer is to us - a symbol of technology advancing so fast that it's almost out of control. As theAmerican Civil War ended, industry was scrambling back to its feet and dem anding stronger freight engines to feed bigger loads of raw materials into production plants. Alexander Mitchell left his home in Wallace, N.S. to... View more info