My Railway Documentation

I collect various railroad paper memorabilia. The following is a list of what I have collected so far.

Employee Timetables

  • Canadian National Railways employee timetables
  • Canadian Pacific Railway employee timetables
  • British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority #95A, December 6, 1987
  • British Columbia Railway #4, November 20, 1977
  • British Columbia Railway #5, December 17, 1978
  • BC Rail #7, November 26, 1995
  • BC Rail #109, Port Subdivision, July 3, 2003
  • Burlington Northern, Twin Cities Region, October 31, 1982
  • Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia (CB&CNS) #1, October 1, 1993
  • Chemin de Fer de Matapedia et Golfe (CFMG) #3, October 29, 2003
  • New Brunswick East Coast Railway (NBEC) #5, October 29, 2003
  • Toronto, Hamilton and Buffalo timetables (#87 October 25, 1970; #91 October 29, 1972; #93 October 28, 1973; #96 October 31, 1976; #98 October 29, 1978; #99 October 28, 1979; #100 October 26, 1980)

Public Timetables

  • Canadian Pacific Railway annotated timetable July 19 1892 (reprint)
  • Canadian National Railways local timetables November 22 1931
  • CP Eastern Lines fall 1933
  • Temiscouata Railway timetable #85 December 1 1933
  • Temiscouata Railway timetable #96 April 25 1938
  • CN 1939?
  • CN spring 1940?
  • CP Eastern Lines April 27 1941
  • CN September 1942
  • CP Eastern Lines September 27 1942
  • Canadian National Railways November 29, 1942
  • CN fall 1943?
  • CP Eastern Lines April 30 1944
  • Canadian National Railways local timetables August 12 1945
  • Canadian Pacific Railway cross-country timetable June 20 1948
  • Canadian National Railways system time tables April 24 1949
  • Maine Central September 30 1951
  • CP Rail System Freight Schedule, October 26 1980
  • Various VIA Rail National Timetables
  • Amtrak System Timetables – October 31, 2005; May 12, 2008
  • Amtrak California San Joaquin Route, May 16, 1999
  • Amtrak California Capitol Route, May 16, 1999
  • SEPTA October 31, 2004

Miscellaneous Paper

  • Various ICR, CN, CP clearances, train orders, letters etc.
  • Uniform Code of Operating Rules (1962 revision) 
  • Standard Code of Operating Rules, revised to September 1980 
  • CN Sydney Subdivision condensed profile, issued Moncton, NB 1979 revised 1981 
  • CN Hopewell Subdivision condensed profile, issued Moncton, NB 1979 revised 1981 
  • CN Car Control Manual, Halifax N.S. and area, issued June 1983 
  • CN Car Control Manual, Moncton, Saint John and southern N.B. area, issued October 1983
  • CN Car Control Manual, Moncton, Saint John and southern N.B. area, issued January 1988
  • CN Car Control Manual, Newcastle, Gort and Branch subdivisions, issued October 1983
  • CN Car Control Manual, Edmundston N.B. (Monk, Napadogan and Temiscouata Subdivisions), issued January 1985
  • CN Hamilton Yard Operations Manual, January 1990
  • CN Winnipeg Line Car Control Manual, February 1994
  • CP Rail Track Warrant / Track Bulletin booklet
  • CP Rail system map
  • CB&CNS dispatch sheet, Port Hawkesbury NS
  • Canadian National Railways Monthly Bulletin October 1, 1925
  • Canadian Pacific Summer Resorts “Down East” in Canada (the Algonquin, the Digby Pines, the Lakeside Inn, the Cornwallis)
  • Various ads from old magazines
  • CN Rail Winnipeg Terminal Car Control, April 1990
  • Canadian National Sarnia-Port Huron Operating Manual #1, December 9, 1990
  • CN Fort Erie-Buffalo Operating Manual #2, December 9, 1990
  • Canadian Railway Atlas Autumn 1990 (from RAC)
  • CP Rail Motive Power Summary, April 30, 1984
  • CN General Operating Instructions (GOI) 1993 revision
  • Canadian Pacific Manitoba Service Area Monthly Operating Bulletin, April 1, 2001
  • Canadian Pacific Manitoba Service Area Best Operating Practices & General Information Booklet, February 1, 2009
  • Canadian Pacific General Operating Instructions (GOI), March 1, 2000 and May 17, 2004
  • Manitoba Pool Elevators 1960 Pocket Calendar
  • CN Rail Symington Division Operating Manual #1, June 1, 1982
  • Canadian Rail Operator Rules (CROR) May 28, 2008
  • CN Champlain District Train Handling
  • CN Track Occupancy Permit (TOP) pad, blank
  • Canadian Government Railways Car Repair Cars (used), 1917
  • Trains in Gaspesia calendar, 2013
  • CNR Time Return of Trainmen, St. Lawrence Region, 1962
  • CNR Time Return of Trainmen, blank
  • CN Diesel Unit Data Book, 1982
  • European and North American Railway Receipt Book, 1877-1880
  • Canadian National Railways Train Register, Alderdale & Beachburg Subdivisions, Brent Ontario 1953
  • CN Rivers Subdivision Track Profile, 2008
  • Best Practices Train Handling Guide, Rivers Subdivision, 2008
  • Best Practices Train Handling Guide, Redditt Subdivision, 2009

Videos

  • OBE Video – ALL CHANGE! (CP’s Dominion Atlantic Railway to Windsor & Hantsport) (CD) 
  • OBE Video – Trains In Nova Scotia 2001 Volume 1 (CD) 
  • OBE Video – Sights & Sounds of Locomotives At Work In The Maritimes Volume 1 Alco/MLW/Bombardier (CD) 
  • National Geographic Video – Love Those Trains (VHS) 
  • Pentrex – From Sea To Sky (VHS) 
  • Pentrex – Those Incredible Alcos Volume 2 (VHS) 
  • Greg Scholl Video – Great Steam Trains Volume 2 (VHS) 
  • Revelation Audio-Visuals – VIA East/Maritime MLWs (VHS) 
  • Night Rails Video – Vol 7 – Salem & Hillsborough / Belfast & Moosehead Lake (VHS) 

Magazines

  • The Maritime Express (March 1970; December 1970; June 1971; September 1971; Spring 1973; 1973-1974 issues), published by the Scotian Railroad Society 
  • Branchline (Feb 1996; Mar 1996; Apr 1996; Feb 1999; Dec 2000; Sep 2003 to present) 
  • Passenger Train Journals (Sep 1981, July 1984, Oct 1985, Nov 1985, Feb 1986, Aug 1987, Mar 1988, Jun 1989) 
  • CN Lines (Vol 9 #3; Vol 9 #4; Vol 10 #1; Vol 10 #3; Vol 11 #1; Vol 11 #3; Vol 12 #2; Vol 12 #3; Vol 12 #4) 
  • CP Tracks (Summer 1999; 8-3; 8-4; 9-1; 9-2) 
  • Canadian Rail (Nov 1969; Aug 1974; Sep 1979; Dec 1979; Jan 1980; Jan-Feb 1995; Jul-Aug 2002 to present) 
  • Various Railway Age, Canadian Railroad Modeler, Model Railroader, Railway Model Craftsman, Maritime Branchline issues 
  • Railfan & Railroad (Jul 1979; Sep 1980; Jan 2001; Feb 2003; April 2003) 
  • Trains (Sep 1963; Apr 1977; Aug 2000; Sep 2002; Feb 2004) 
  • RailNews (September 1997; June 1999) 
  • RAILPACE Jul 1987, Dec 1987 issues 
  • The Railroad Press/TRP (Jan-Mar 2004, Apr-Jun 2004) 
  • On The Right Track (NB Southern employee magazine) (August 1998) 
  • CN Movin’ (Jan-Feb 1973; Mar-Apr 1973; Nov-Dec 1975; May-Jun 1981; Jul-Aug 1981; Sep-Oct 1981; Nov-Dec 1981; Oct 2001; Winter 2002) 
  • Port of Halifax (Jan-Feb 1992; July 1992; September 1992) 
  • Railroad Explorer (Vol IV No I)

Books, Maritime-Related

See the separate page on my Atlantic Canada railway books.

Books, about Canada

See the separate page on my Canadian Railway books.

Books, General

  • Full Steam Ahead – The Life and Locomotives of Alexander Mitchell, Jay Underwood, 1996, ISBN 0-88999-626-1
  • Great Train Disasters, Geoffrey Kichenside, 1997, ISBN 0-75252-630-8
  • The History of North American Steam, Christopher Chant, 2007, ISBN 978-0-7858-2151-9
  • Model Railroad Electronics, Rutger Friberg, 1994, ISBN 91-85496-73-1
  • One Track Mind, Ted Benson
  • Seasons of Trains, George Pitarys
  • The Secret Life of Railroaders, Jim McLean, 1982, ISBN 0-919926-16-9
  • Union Pacific: The Reconfiguration, Maury Klein, ISBN 978-0-19-536989-2

I am happy to share scans of my timetables or non-copyrighted photos. Contact me!

WANTED

  • Passenger Train Journal October 1977 issue
  • RailNews March 1999
  • Railfan & Railroad May 1980

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