Thursday, July 21, 2011

Summer Sale

It's summer train show season. That means I need to clean out some items to make room for more items. Following on the heels of Trackside Treasure's successful Spring Cleaning sale, I'm offering more: CN, CP, GMD, AAR and modelling items. You can tell it's summer - I photographed the items on my patio furniture! Scroll down, take a look - first email received for each item at mile179kingstonATyahooDOTca ... it's yours upon receipt of payment. Shipping cost will be actual postage; payment of total by cheque or postal money order. Please refer to ITEM # for items when ordering.
ITEMS SOLD SO FAR: 7, 14; 10, 11, 13, 16; 18.
ITEM 1: 1871 The Railways of Canada, 1974 reprint, softcover 200+ pages of line descriptions, history, facts and figures and period advertisements. $5
ITEM 2: 1892 CPR Annotated Timetable, Railfare reprint, softcover 70 pages $5
ITEM 3: CNR Engine Crew Mechanical Examinations 1955, $3
ITEM 4: CN Form 696 General Operating Instructions 1990, $3
ITEM 5: CN Form 891 Air Brake Rules 1971, $3
ITEM 6: CN Bilingual Form 8915B 1986, $3
ITEM 7: CN Pointe St-Charles bilingual Car Control Diagram includes Bickerdike, Lachine, St Henri, coilbound 40 pages 1981, $5
ITEM 8: Canadian Rail Operating Rules, RAC softcover 175 pages 1990, $4
ITEM 9: Association of American Railroads Standard Code of Operating Rules, 1980 revision, 112+ pages, with Manitoba Western Railway stamp, screwbound $4
ITEM 10: CN Great Lakes Region employee timetable 1990, $3
ITEM 11: CN bilingual St Lawrence Region employee timetable 1988, $3
ITEM 12: An amusing, informative look at Canadianizing VIA Rail F-units by Rik Berryere and Tim Reid. Privately published in Kingston in 1997. Original, 8 pages $3
ITEM 13: 1984 CP Rail Motive Power Summary lists all locomotive classes, roster-style with basic data and technical data for each class, also lists robot cars, steam generator car, air repeater car, TH&B and RDC specifications, rebuilt & renumbered units, and rebuild program. 12 pages, $9
ITEM 14: CN bilingual St Lawrence Region employee timetable 1987, $3
ITEM 15: 1957 GMDL GP-9 operating manual, printed by General Motors in London, Coilbound, 126 pages with photos, drawings, schematic and colour diagram, $8
ITEM 16: CN Train Register book from Brent, Ontario located deep within Algonquin Provincial Park. Covering the period from August 16, 1953 to October 3, 1953, this hard-to-find 100-page cardboard-cover book lists every train through Brent during the above period, including train number, engine number, signals, crew, time, cars, tons and other details. A nice mix of steam and diesel locomotives, including excursion engine 6060 on Train 1 (sample page above, cover photo below). This item is in good shape for its age. Most such registers were discarded. $20.
And last but not least, from the first photo:
ITEM 17: Heirs to a Dream, 18-page CN full-colour softcover book on the Montreal electric equipment, with period and current photographs 1995, $5
ITEM 18: Enchanting Horizons, 98-page VIA full-colour softcover book with mile-by-mile details of the Canadian, Hudson Bay, Skeena and Malahat services, with fold-out colour map 1995, $10

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