For many years Canadian National Railways was the largest railroad in North America with its vast network of 24,147 miles of main track (1950) in all 10 provinces of Canada and 11 states of the United States. To serve this network over the years CNR owned and immense fleet of freight cars, 107,552 in 1950. The more than 300 Color photographs of this book show a good cross sampling of that roster.
Boxcars, pp. 5-37;
Refrigerator Cars, pp. 38-43;
Stock Cars, pp. 44-47;
Ore Cars, pp. 48-51;
Hopper Cars, pp. 52-56;
Longitudinal Hopper Cars, pg. 56;
Gondolas, pp. 57-64;
Bathtub Gondolas, pg. 65;
Wood Chip Cars, pp. 66-67;
Flat Cars, pp. 68-88; Covered Hopper Cars, pp. 89-99;
Cabooses, pp. 100-115;
Newfoundland District 3' 6 Narrow Gauge, pp. 116-128.
Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 11 x 8.5 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions.