Canadian Pacific Trackside 1977 – 2012 with Conductor John Cowan

$75 CAD

Follow conductor and author John Cowan’s distinguished 35-year career on the Canadian Pacific Railway! From his start as a train order operator in Ontario and Quebec, to 34 years working as a conductor in British Columbia, his work in Revelstoke, Vancouver, the Kettle Valley Railway, and Vancouver Island is captured in amazing depth! CP, VIA and West Coast Express passenger trains are also featured, as well as the author’s work as a conductor on mainline steam trains!

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 128 Pages – All Color
Release Date: April 1, 2022
Item #2022 Cowan

Northern Alberta Railways Diesels: 1952 – 1980

$35 CAD

In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the acquisition of the Northern Alberta Railways (NAR) by Canadian National (CN), the Alberta Railway Museum and the Alberta Pioneer Railway Association is pleased to release the publication of the NARs transition from steam to electric motive power written by Leslie S. Kozma.

  • Chronicles the history of the transition from 1952 to 1981 articling and preserving the stories of those involved and the effort taken to convert the entire fleet.
  • Features tables, rosters, diagrams and photographs from some of the most celebrated railways photographers


Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 72 pages – All Color
Release Date: March 27, 2021
Item #2021 Kozma

Canadian Trackside Guide 2022

$28 CAD

2022 edition contains 768 updated and expanded 5.5″ x 8.5″ pages current to Mid-February 2022.  Comprehensive guide to Canadian railways includes information on:

  • Locomotives – CN, CPR, VIA, regionals and industrials
  • Preserved equipment
  • Passenger cars
  • Urban rail transit
  • Cabooses
  • Non-revenue equipment
  • Radio frequencies
  • Passenger train schedules
  • Freight train numbers
  • Railway reporting marks
  • Detailed divisional maps and subdivision listings for all Canadian railways and their US components (including station names, mileposts, detectors, siding lengths, location of crossovers, wyes and more)
  • Maps of major cities detailing rail lines


Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 768 pages
Release Date: February 2022
Item #2022 TSG