Tragedy in Galt 1956 Rail Crash Tragedy Book Available Now on Google Play, Amazon and Kobo

Tragedy in Galt
Tragedy in Galt Book Out Now!

 My latest book Tragedy in Galt - The May 2nd, 1056, CPR Rail Crash is available on Google Play, Amazon and Kobo

The definitive book on the tragic CPR Rail Crash May 2nd, 1956, in Galt, Ontario (now Cambridge). William Palmer and Tommy Watson lost their lives in the crash. 

Interviews with 4 members of the train crews that were there that day. Sixty-four years later people are still haunted by the images of that fateful day. Includes the full Inquest, photos and interviews with Ken Shillington, William Hopkins, Ron Westworth and George Nutkins.

$10.95 paperback from Amazon. $5.41 e-book from Google Play, Amazon Kindle and Kobo.  Available worldwide.

Hespeler Railway Station Rare Slides - Inside and Outside of the Station

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I found this slide presentation of the station and updated it. Sad to watch in some ways. From a historical prospective it is priceless. Click on Photo to Slide Link. Slide advances automatically every 15 seconds with music.


Forgotten Monorails of Canada by Paul Langan Paperback and E-Book Released

Forgotten Monorails of Canada Book Out Now!

The definitive history of monorails in Canada from 1896 to 2020. Fascinating national history on monorails in Canada. 

From Vancouver BC to Cavendish PEI, Canada has had 6 monorails that have been in operation in the past. Two monorails are still in operation. 

What makes this book unique is it also reviews all the monorail proposals that have been pitched over the years and there has been a lot of them. Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Niagara Falls, Toronto, Montreal are some of the cities that had studies done looking at monorail as a possible transit system. Montreal alone has had over 15 studies that included monorails as a possible option.

Did you know that demonstration lines were built in Fort Saskatchewan and Niagara Falls? Low-speed and High-speed monorails ideas have been pitched. You won't find this topic covered on Wikipedia or in a Google search.

Over 200 references. 132 pages, 55 images, 6"v9". b/w . Available on Kobo, Google Play and Amazon. for $5.41.  Print copies on Amazon are priced at $12.41 (can)

For more information contact Paul Langan through his http://paullangan.com website.

Future Denied - New Ambient Music Album Release by Paul Langan

Here is my latest Ambient Music album release for streaming and purchase. It is available on Reverb Nation now and on Spotify at the end of the month.

In case you do not know what Ambient Music is, here is the Wikipedia definition. 

Ambient music is a genre of music that emphasizes tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm. A form of instrumental music, it may lack net composition, beat, or structured melody.

Give it a listen!