Railways of Southern Quebec PDF ePub eBook

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Railways of Southern Quebec free pdf This volume continues the study (begun in Volume I) of various railway companies that operated in Quebec south of the St Lawrence River. The featured railways illustrate the many diverse elements of 19th century railway construction. Also covered are aspects of the railway network rationalisation resulting from railways having lost their transportation primacy to cars and trucks. The volume focuses on the central Eastern Townships with the histories of the Waterloo

About Derek Booth

A retired Professor of Geography at Bishop's University, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Derek Booth is a historical geographer with a special interest in the roles that railways played in the creation of human and economic landscapes in Canada. A graduate of McGill University, he is a Quebecer with deep family roots in the Eastern Townships and in the Ottawa Valley. He has written and lectured extensively on transport issues in the Eastern Townships and his current research interests focus on elements of the region's cultural, military, and economic geography. Derek lives with his wife, Sandy, in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

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Author : Derek Booth
Publisher : DC Books,Canada
Data Published : 01 August 2008
ISBN : 189719031X
EAN : 9781897190319
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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