Time to hunker down with a good book!

Whistle Posts West: Written by Mary Trainer, Brian Antonson and Rick Antonson

Whistle Posts West: Railway Tales from British Columbia

Whistle Posts West: Railway Tales from British Columbia, Alberta, and Yukon is it!

Written by Mary Trainer, Brian Antonson and Rick Antonson, Whistle Posts West showcases tantalizing tales from 150 years of Canada’s railroading.

The book reached the BC Best Sellers list – in 11th spot – during the week of Nov. 23rd.

“Terrific stories about the lure and impact of railroading in Canada.” Mike Harcourt, former premier of BC.

Whistle Post West is a collection of some of the greatest train stories ever compiled in Western Canada, spanning 150 years of ingenuity, intrigue, grit, glory, disasters and close calls.

 

The book is available at all Chapters, Coles, and Black Bond outlets throughout the Fraser Valley. Also in Hope at Baker’s Books, Hope Drive-In and Hope Visitor’s Centre.

 

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