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jbvb
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Posted - 04/20/2019 :  10:11:54 AM  Show Profile  Visit jbvb's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I recently received Bill Linley's new "Trackside Newfoundland" all-color book (Morning Sun, ISBN 1-58248-680-8). Bill's captions fill most of the white space between pictures, but the only map reproduced shows 1960-ish CN lines across the whole island, plus bits of Nova Scotia and Labrador. I'm tempted to pick up an earlier book for more detail on lines abandoned before that. I photographed Nova Scotia branchline railroading in the 1980s (all gone now) so have always been curious about the area.

I see quite a few Narrow Gauge modelers who like diesels, forests, rocks and ocean on their layouts. Maine had some, but Atlantic Canada had a lot more. Pieroway's "Rails Around the Rock" has a similar focus on color pictures. Bill/Morning Sun also did "Trackside in the Maritimes" (ISBN 1-58248-459-7) a few years ago if you're looking for standard gauge modeling inspiration.

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Railrunner130
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Posted - 04/20/2019 :  9:25:07 PM  Show Profile  Visit Railrunner130's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Having traveled through Newfoundland many times, I am intrigued by what you might find! Please keep us informed.


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