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Steam Railways Explained

by Stan Yorke

Steam railways have always captured the public's imagination. Even from the first stirrings of the mineral lines in the early 1800s through to the heyday of the Railway Age, steam engines kept and continue to...


The Frances Smith: Palace Steamer of the Upper Great Lakes, 1867-1896

by Scott L. Cameron & C. Patrick Labadie

The Frances Smith, the first steamboat to be built in Owen Sound, was the largest and most luxurious vessel to sail the Upper Great Lakes from a Canadian port.


In Search of the Grand Trunk: Ghost Rail Lines in Ontario

by Ron Brown

Discover the legacy and lore of Ontario's railway era by exploring the lost and abandoned rail lines that once were essential to the province's well-being. The over 20,000 kilometres of rail are now largely...


Flying Canucks II: Pioneers of Canadian Aviation

by Peter Pigott

In his second book about Canadian aviation, Peter Pigott examines the lives of several of these innovators.


Fall of an Arrow

by Murray Peden

A detailed account of the CF-105 Arrow, the plane that was supposed to put Canada on the map as a leader in supersonic flight technology.


Lemon-Aid Used Cars and Trucks 2012-2013

by Phil Edmonston

Now more than ever, environmentally sensitive and cost-conscious buyers are turning to cheaper used cars and trucks. Lemon-Aid guides continue to offer the savvy buyer the answers in a confused and anxious market....


The Sky's the Limit: Canadian Women Bush Pilots

by Joyce Spring

These are the stories of early intrepid Canadian women bush pilots from the late 1940s onwards, who set new records of achievement in northern Canada.


From Horse Power to Horsepower: Toronto: 1890-1930

by Mike Filey

As horse gave way to machine, the look of Toronto and the lifestyles of its inhabitants were irrevocably altered.


Rescue From Grampa Woo

by Joan Skelton

The dramatic story of the rescue of two men from a cruise ship on Lake Superior as it drifts out to sea in hurricane-force winds.


Old Car Detective: Favourite Stories, 1925 to 1965

by Bill Sherk

In this hilarious collection of old car stories, Canada's very own "Old Car Detective" Bill Sherk presents 80 of his favourite stories spanning the years from 1925 to 1965. Behind every old car there's a story...


Shipwrecks and Seafaring Tales of Prince Edward Island

by Julie V. Watson

In the 450 years since Jacques Cartier's arrival, Prince Edward Island's history has been tied to the sea and to ships. From the first explorers through immigrants, traders, sailors, and fishermen, thousands...


Royal Transport: An Inside Look at The History of British Royal Travel

by Peter Pigott

This richly illustrated book describes how British royalty has travelled since the invention of steam.


The TTC Story: The First Seventy-five Years

by Mike Filey

The TTC Story features 75 magnificent black-and-white images that illustrate the major "transit event" in each year of the TTC's existence.


I'll Never Forget My First Car: Stories from Behind the Wheel

by Bill Sherk

A hilarious story collection that describes the trials and tribulations that often follow the decision to purchase a car for the first time.


Bradshaw's Continental Railway Guide (Abridged Version)

by George Bradshaw

*This electronic edition is an abridged version of the original 1548pp book. All the original text is included, along with a wealth of carefully selected examples from the several hundred pages of timetables...


Helicopter Flying Handbook

by Federal Aviation Administration

Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter. If you’re preparing for private, commercial, or flight...


On Canadian Wings: A Century of Flight

by Peter Pigott

This comprehensive history showcases 50 aircraft designed, built, and/or flown by Canadians.


The House of Pride, and Other Tales of Hawaii

by , Jack London

Originally published in 1912, this early work by American author and social activist Jack London is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. It contains a collection of beautifully written short...


My Year Before the Mast

by Annette Brock Davis

A memoir of Annette Brock Davis's life at sea as the first female crew member of a commercial sailing line.


Risky Work Environments: Reappraising Human Work Within Fallible Systems

by Christine Owen & Pascal Béguin

Risky Work Environments provides new insights into the multiple and dynamic trajectories of both near misses and mistakes in complex work environments, based on actual case examples. It also studies the interactions...