BOOKS


 
Forgotten Monorails of Canada

 
 
Forgotten Monorails of Canada  (12/2020)
The definitive history of monorails built and proposed in Canada. Fascinating national history on monorails in Canada. 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).
 



 
 
 
 

Tragedy in Galt - May 2nd 1956 CPR Rail Crash

Tragedy in Galt - The May 2nd 1956 CP Rail Crash
-UPDATE: January 25th. - Out Now on Amazon, Google Play and Kobo
 
Ronald Westworth Interview - Brakeman
William Hopkins Interview - Fireman
Ken Shillington Memories - Brakeman
George Nutkins Interview - Engineer
The Accident and Inquest Recommendations
Len Mills Interview - Fireman at the crash scene
Eyewitness Reports from The Evening Reporter
New Photos

Here is link to great YOUTUBE video of the crash.
 




Remembering GlenchristieAlthough the village of Glen Christie is no longer in existence, it lives on in the minds of those who lived and worked there. Glen Christie was located north of Hespeler where the Highway 24 bends south of Kosseth Rd.
CLICK HERE to download this long out of print booklet of a forgotten community..

 
 
Hespeler`s Hidden Secret - The Coombe 1907-1947. The only book on the receiving home in Hespeler Ontario. Interviews former children of the home.
CLICK HERE to download it for free!





preston springs hotel
 
 
The Miracle in Preston - Story of Preston Springs Hotel. In 2000 I published this small booklet. At that time the Preston Springs Hotel was bought and considerable renovations were being done. Unfortunately the owners went bankrupt.
CLICK HERE to read and download the book.







 
 
Forgotten Stories of the Railway - I love this booklet because some of the stories are so obscure. Please enjoy reading it.
CLICK HERE to read and download the book,
Bonus - CLICK HERE to read all the 
newslippings related to the stories in the booklet.









Alternatives Denied - The $100,000,000 Highway 7 Fiasco
(2000 Compilation)

The provincial government announced recently they would move forward with the plan to build a new Highway #7 between Kitchener and Guelph.  A group of concerned citizens put together a book in 2000 about the fiasco. The project was stopped for two decades.

It is free to read and download this piece of historical community activism.  Here is the LINK to view or download.

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