Calgary's Electric Transit: An Illustrated History of Electrified Public Transportation in Canada's Oil Capital: Streetcars, Trolley Buses, and Light Rail Vehicles

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Calgary's Electric Transit is the story of electric street railway, trolleybus and light rail vehicle transit in Canada's western city of Calgary, Alberta.Calgary was founded in 1875, when the North West Mounted Police established a new fort - Fort Calgary. A big boost for Calgary came eight years later, when the Canadian Pacific Railway - building westward to the Pacific - reached the Bow River in 1883. Calgary became an important centre for Canadian Pacific operations and has since become the railway's headquarters ...

Calgary's Electric Transit: An Illustrated History of Electrified Public Transportation in Canada's Oil Capital: Streetcars, Trolley Buses, and Light Rail Vehicles 2013, DC Books

ISBN-13: 9781897190555

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Calgary's Electric Transit: An Illustrated History of Electrified Public Transportation in Canada's Oil Capital: Streetcars, Trolley Buses, and Light Rail Vehicles 2009, DC Books

ISBN-13: 9781897190562

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