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Books, DVDs and Other Train Memorabilia

New products arriving daily. Here are some of the major arrivals.
See in store and web catalog above for a complete selection of new products and introductory special pricing.

April 27, 2023

Arrowhead Models
100 Ghosts: An Exposition of Rural Grain Elevators - Volume 1

One Hundred Ghosts is a photographic exposition of rural grain elevators with a focus on wood elevators of both frame and crib construction. The photographs are organized around specific railroad branch lines. It is a coffee-table book with contemporary photographs. But, given how the material is organized, the book elicits the key trends between elevator construction and CO-OPs and the associated railroad lines. As such, it is a great reference for modelers. Hardbound, Over 325 pages
Over 300 original photographs
140 rural grain elevators
19 original maps, which show the relationship between elevators and rail lines.
Organized around the: Northern Pacific, Milwaukee Road, Chicago & North Western and Chicago, Burlington & Quincy railroads.
In depth coverage of 5 states: Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming and Nebraska.
Detail photographs of company logos and elevator details
A history of the grain industry, anecdotes, stories and historical insights
Limited availability

April 8, 2023

Bytown Railway Society
2023 Trackside Guide

The 2023 edition of the Canadian Trackside Guide is the Bytown Railway Society's 41st edition;
contains approximately 768 updated and expanded pages current to mid-February 2023.

January 28, 2023

Morning Sun Books
Just Geeps in Color Volume 1 - GP7 1949-54

by Stephen Timko

CN Power in Color Volume 5 - Modern Road Power

by Stephen Timko

November 5, 2022

Morning Sun Books
Ontario Northland in Color Volume 2 - The Chevron Era

by Bram Bailey

September 29, 2022

Morning Sun Books
Canadian Pacific Power Volume 3 - Covered Wagons

by Stephen Timko

Trackside Around Western New York 1995-2017

by Michael Zollitsch

May 12, 2022

People Moving People - The History of VIA Rail
Published by Rapido Trains

In partnership with VIA Rail Canada and the VIA Historical Association, Rapido is pleased to present
the ultimate book on the history of VIA Rail Canada: People Moving People!
Written by the acclaimed author Kevin J. Holland, People Moving People chronicles
VIA Rail Canada's formation, history, operations and equipment over the more than four
decades since the organization's creating in the mid-1970s.

Featuring a foreword by the Right Honourable David Collenette, this 288 page tome also
includes over 500 full-colour photos and diagrams. People Moving People offers an
unprecidented look at a company that has defied the odds to survive and thrive as Canadian
embrace this greener mode of travel.

MSRP $79.95 CDN

March 26, 2022

Morning Sun Books
Canadian Pacific Trackside 1977-2012

by John Cowan

February 26, 2022

University of Toronto Press
Streetcars and the Shifting Geographies Toronto: A Visual Analysis of Change


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