Tuesday, October 29, 2013

November Sale

Need something new for your bookshelf, DVD collection, railroadiana collection, or train room wall? Full steam ahead for the semi-annual Trackside Treasure sale! First email received indicating interest in each item to mile179kingston@yahoo.ca means the item is yours. Each item will be shipped well-protected via Canada Post, upon receipt of payment. Shipping cost will be actual postage...bundle and save! Payment by cheque, money order or well-concealed cash. Thanks for browsing, and I hope you find something you like! - Eric

ITEMS SOLD SO FAR: 1, 8, 12, 17. THANKS!
An absolutely beautiful set of prints showing the Rocky Mountaineer operating through the majestic mountain and canyon scenery of British Columbia and Alberta. Matted plastic-sealed prints,  this set of two vertical and two horizontal format ready for framing, or enjoy them as they are. Item 1, sold as a set for $50 ...NOW $40.
Image size is 7"x10", total size with Arctic white mat is 11"x14". This set makes a great Christmas gift!
"Classic Retro art prints illustrated by world-renowned artist Jode Thompson bring the Canadian Rockies to life - with a twist of nostalgia." (Reflection from plastic is in my photos only.)
Two CN steam classic 8x10 black & white fantrip prints: CN 6218 at Belleville and CN 6153 at Turcot roundhouse. Item 2 and 3, $5 each.
Framed colour print of CN 76650 transfer caboose at Belleville 1978 Item 4 $10; Classic Trains Summer 2013 special expanded Interurban issue Item 5 $5, January 1977 Rail Classics has colour photo of CPR 8010 and Budd car at E&N Victoria engine house and B&W photo of L&PS box motor L1 Item 6 $2.
Canadian railway books...Steam Into Wilderness, story of the Ontario Northland Railway by Albert Tucker 1978, hardcover 214 pages, dust jacket, illustrated Item 7 $10; The Last Stop by Ron Brown 2002, fascinating Ontario station histories, softcover 192 pages, illustrated Item 8, $6.
Inside Railroading published by AAR 1957, tells the story Inside of Caboose, Railroad 'Navy', Dining Car Kitchen and  another dozen locations, printed in three colours, illustrated, colour cover Item 9 $6; CN Express Heated Service book of 50 orange adhesive stickers, original, Item 10 $7; Saint John in the Golden Age of Postcards, softcover 128 pages includes bridges, stations, rail lines 11 $6; Bytown Railway Society 1999 Trackside Guide, colour covers, softcover 1+ inch thick! Item 12 $5.
Three Souvenir Folder colour print folios, postcard-sized, early 20th century: Rutland VT, Land of Evangeline NS and Fredericton NB. Please specify, Item 13, $5 each. All three for $13!
Close up of mailable covers (below), colour views on both sides, only one side of each shown (above):
Framed print copy of CP passenger train at Morant's Curve 21 inches wide, 17 inches high, Item 14 $15.
CN original, mint-condition metal car seals, Item 15 $3 each:
Only a few sets left! From the Operator's Desk, CP Rail Ignace, Ontario 1981. Includes train orders, clearances, train lineups, train journals, messages. Contents of a sample set shown below. Item 16 $14 each:

VIA FP9ARM 6304 replica piggybank in plastic, 9 inches in length. Made in Canada VIA Exclusive Licensee Canadian Sports & Marketing (lacks stopper) Item 17 $8.
Canadian Pacific Hudson 2816's inaugural run on Disc 2, 2-year rebuild on Disc 1, each DVD 60 minutes, Item 18 $10 set of two.
Railway System Maps, most full colour (except C&NW and Chessie three-colour): Item 19 $9 C&NW 1985, Item 20 $9 Southern Railway System 1975, Item 21 $9 Norfolk Southern 1989, Item 22 $9 Southern Pacific undated, Item 23 $5 Chessie System Michigan Carferries 1976, Item 24 $10 CN 1980. All 6 for $48! (See Top Photo)
Running extra...some recent links you might like to click, visit, explore and enjoy:

Tangent Scale Models has introduced a new tank car model. Though I detest the use of the word 'cute' for anything train-related, this 6,000 gallon, 3-compartment is darn cute

Chris van der Heide's comprehensive Canadian Freight Car Gallery appears in Trackside Treasure's sidebar. Chris also blogs about his future Algoma Central HO scale layout. Until it's built, the blog will feature various  rolling stock and other projects.

Amtrak has a nice Photo of the Week page on its Official Blog. Be sure to check out the short video of their new sleepers, diners and even baggage-dorms.

Reefer madness at Sugar Junction - a motor car trip in Colorado happens upon a veritable museum of former Milwaukee, San Luis Central, Amtrak and PFE reefers.

Thanks for taking in the Trackside Treasure November sale!

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