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Canadian Electric & Street Railway Books - Section 2
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Canadian Electric & Street Railway Books


This section lists books that are not strictly Canadian but do have Canadian content.

Compiled by W. E. Miller.
Last revised August 30, 2007.

90 Years of Buffalo Railways

William R. Gordon, Rochester NY, 1970, ISBN: 0-910662-02-9 / LCCCN: 70-1138-41

Electric Locomotive Rosters

Robert J. Wayner, Wayner Publications, New York NY, 1965, no LCCCN or ISBN

From Small Town to Downtown: A History of the Jewett Car Company, 1893-1919

Lawrence A. Brough and James H. Graebner, Indiana University Press, Bloomington IN, 2004, ISBN: 0-253-34369-0

Great Lakes Trolleys In Color

Robert Halperin, Morning Sun Books Inc., Scotch Plains NJ, 2004, ISBN: 1-58248-090-7

Interurban Electric Locomotives From Baldwin-Westinghouse

Joseph A. Strapac, Shade Tree Books, Bellflower CA, 2001, ISBN: 0-930742-22-2

Interurban Electric Locomotives From General Electric

Joseph A. Strapac, Shade Tree Books, Bellflower CA, 2004, ISBN: 0-930742-27-3

PCC From Coast to Coast - Interurbans Special 86

Fred W. Schneider III and Stephen P. Carlson, Interurban Press, Glendale CA, 1983, ISBN: 0-916374-57-2

Railway Car Builders of the United States and Canada - Interurbans Special 24

E. Harper Charlton, Interurban Press, Los Angeles CA, 1957, no ISBN

Remember When - Trolley Wires Spanned the Country - CERA Bulletin 119

Norman Carlson & Arthur Peterson, CERA, Chicago IL, 1980, ISBN: 0-915348-20-9 / LCCCN: 78-74495
(Pages 66 to 75 contain photos of the NS&T, LE&N/GRR, OER, TTC, MTC, M&SC and QRL&P)

Street and Interurban Railroads: a North American Bibliography

Brent Cassan, BookSurge, Charleston SC, 2007, ISBN: 1-4196-6634-7, LCCCN: 2007903961

The Birney Car

Harold E. Cox, no LCCCN or ISBN

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The Electric Interurban Railways in America

George W. Hilton & John F. Due, Stanford University Press, Stanford CA, 1960, paperback 2000, ISBN: 0-8047-4014-3

The Great Gorge Route

Peter Watson, self-published, Niagara Falls ON, 1997, ISBN: 0-96-83-145-0-3

The Interurban Era

William D. Middleton, Kalmbach Publishing Co., Milwaukee WI, 1961, LCCCN: 61-10728

The Last Interurbans - CERA Bulletin 136

William D. Middleton, CERA, Chicago IL, 2003, ISBN: 0-915348-36-5 / LCCN: 2003102648
(Chapter 5 (32 pages) M&SC, QRL&P, NS&T, LE&N/GRR, L&PS and BCER)

The Niagara Gorge Belt Line: A Pictorial Album

Gordon J. Thompson, Niagara Frontier Chapter NRHS Inc., North Tonawanda NY, 2000, ISBN: 0-9703552-0-3

The Time of the Trolley

William D. Middleton, Kalmbach Publishing Co., Milwaukee WI, 1967

Trolley and Interurban Lines of the United States and Canada

Joseph Gross, self-published, Spencerport NY, 1977

When Eastern Michigan Rode The Rails Book 4

Jack E. Schramm/William H. Henning/Richard R. Andrews, Transportation Trails, Polo IL, 1994, ISBN: 0-916374-65-3
(Chapter 5 (28 pages) of this book, titled SW&A Division, deal with the Detroit United Railways Windsor operations)