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Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada

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ISBN-10: 1550027948

ISBN-13: 9781550027945

Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Ron Brown

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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 4/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Ron Brown is a geographer and travel author of more than twenty books, including Rails Across the Prairies , The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore , and Back Roads of Ontario . He is past chair of the Writers' Union of Canada and leads tours of Ontario's unusual sights. He lives in Toronto.

Acknowledgements
What Is a Station?
Stations and the Canadian Landscape
"Miserable Shanties": Canada's First Stations
The Station Builders: The Architecture of Canada's Stations
Urban Monuments: Canada's City Stations
The Masters of the Station: The Railway Station Agents
The Station as a Place to Play
The Station Was Their Stage: The Railway Station in Small-Town Canada
"The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore": Decline of the Railway Stations in Canada
"Boarded-Up Shacks": The Fight to Save Our Stations
Bibliography
Index
List of Colour Plates