Rides the Rails
by Larry Shaak, 2009
most comprehensive chronicle of the 1939 Royal Train ever written!
oversized book (8.5x11", 21x28cm) tells the entire story of
the 1939 Royal Train and its Royal Tour of Canada.
Covered are the Royal Tour, the Royal Train, the pilot train, their
itinerary and routing, as well as the history of many of the locomotives
and cars since their time on the train.
Its 220 pages are lavishly illustrated with over 160 photographs
and illustrations (30+ in color) from museums and private collections
book retailed for $50.00 and was available from the author
directly until his passing in 2013.
Todd Schannuth collection, courtesy of author Larry Shaak