By Herb MacDonald
For greater than a century-and-a-half after 1829 – while the railway age first got here to Cape Breton – railways performed a primary function in helping switch as a few components of the island advanced from a rural and agricultural society into an city and business one.
Expertly researched and richly illustrated with photos, drawings, maps and records, lots of them not often noticeable, railroad historian Herb MacDonald paints an enticing and vibrant photograph of Cape Breton’s railways within the contexts of the commercial, cultural and political occasions at the island and beyond.
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Cape Breton Railways: An Illustrated History by Herb MacDonald