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'After reading your book, it feels as if I have been there!'

If there is a single comment which summarizes the reaction to reading one of Ian Wilson's books, that is it.

Written in a moment-by-moment narrative style, like gripping novels, Ian Wilson's books take the reader back to the railway steam era in Ontario, Canada. The text, photographs, maps and illusrations are printed on high-gloss archival paper.

Ian's books are the definitive story of locomotives, trains, operations, history and occupations on the Canadian National Railways (CNR) in Ontario during the steam-to-diesel transition era of the 1950s.

The latest book, Speed Graphics and Steam 1957!, documents the landmark 1957 visits to Ontario by renowned photographers John Rehor, Don Wood and Herb Harwood.

There are nine other volumes in the hardcover steam series, most of which centre on steam operations on various areas of the Canadian National Railways in Ontario circa June 25, 1954. Steam Scenes of Allandale is a picture-and-caption supplement to Steam at Allandale. Only four of these older hardcover titles are in print, and copies of the others are eagerly sought (we wish we had more to sell!).

All of the steam series are collector's items in limited supply. If there is sufficient demand, some or all of the five out-of-print titles may be reprinted. In October 2018, we will reprint Steam in Northern Ontario.

Softcover issues, such as Steam at Washago, King's Highways & Steam Trains (volume 1) and Steam Scenes of Stratford put the reader in the action on specific days in the 1950s.

If you would like to order any books by cheque/check or money order, please download and fill in the information on our mail order form for Canada or the USA as appropriate, then send that with your payment. Overseas readers please email us for a quote on any order.

SHIPPING CHARGES (THESE WILL BE ADDED TO YOUR ORDER UPON CHECKOUT)

To Canada

One softcover—$7.00 CAD
Two or more softcovers and/or one or more hardcovers—$12.00 CAD flat rate (any sized order)

To US

One or two softcover(s)—$9.00 USD
Three or more softcovers and/or one or more hardcovers (besides SG&S1957!)—$19.00 USD flat rate
Any order including SG&S1957! or at least $69.95 in value—FREE (special promotion)

 

Steam in Northern Ontario

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Speed Graphics and Steam 1957!

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Steam Scenes of Stratford

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Steam at Washago

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Steam at Allandale

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Steam Scenes of Allandale

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Steam Echoes of Hamilton

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Steam Memories of Lindsay

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Steam to the Niagara Frontier

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Steam Through London

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Steam Over Palmerston

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To Stratford Under Steam

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Resources

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