The Railfan Chronicles, Riding the Algoma Central Railway, 1980 to 2014

The Railfan Chronicles, Riding the Algoma Central Railway, 1980 to 2014

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The Algoma Central Railway runs from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario north 300 miles through the wilderness to the small lumbering town of Hearst, Ontario. In addition to freight trains, ACR also operates passenger trains. One, the Agawa Canyon Tour Train, goes to a beautiful canyon owned by the railroad 114 miles north of the Sault and the other, a "wilderness" train that stops anywhere along the line to pick up or let off local residents, campers and hunters, runs to the end of steel at Hearst. Join the author on ten trips riding The Route of the Black Bear from 1980 to 2014. Trips on the Agawa Canyon Tour Train, the Local Train to Hearst, Snow Trains and fall colour trains, as well as riding these trains in a dome car and an old business car, are all covered in photographs taken by the author.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 14mm | 603g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 151462866X
  • 9781514628669

About Byron Babbish

Byron Babbish is a railroad photographer, writer, activist and historian. He has written books and articles on railroads and has had many of his railroad photographs published. A retired attorney, his time is devoted to teaching law, playing violin, model railroading and writing. This is his thirty-first book.show more