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The Wexford: Elusive Shipwreck of the Great Storm, 1913

by Paul Carroll Dundurn (June 21, 2010)

The steamer Wexford charmed spectators as it carried cargo across the Great Lakes. The Wexford's fateful final voyage was punctuated with opportunities to be saved, but attempts to make port led to tragedy....

Dancing in the Sky: The Royal Flying Corps in Canada

by C.W. Hunt Dundurn (February 02, 2009)

Dancing in the Sky is the first complete telling of the First World War fighter pilot training initiative established by the British in response to losses occurring in European skies in 1916.

Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North

by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail Dundurn (September 10, 2014)

With historical research and rare interviews, explore the highs and lows of aviation north of the 60th parallel. This journey takes readers from hot air balloons above the Klondike gold fields, to international...

Air Canada: The History

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (February 17, 2014)

Begun as a social experiment in 1937, Air Canada has evolved into one of the world's greatest airlines, an integral part of this country's social fabric. During the course of its 75-year history, the airline...

Blue Nose Master: The Memoirs of Captain Ernest K. Hartling

by Ernest K. Hartling & Jo Kranz Dundurn (September 01, 1989)

Captain Ernest Hartling, born in Spanish Ship Bay, Nova Scotia, in 1906, takes us on a voyage through a life crammed with adventure, colour, and excitement.

A Mind at Sea: Henry Fry and the Glorious Era of Quebec's Sailing Ships

by John Fry Dundurn (November 25, 2013)

A unique biography of a nineteenth-century shipping magnate set during a forgotten era - a time when Quebec was one of the world's great shipbuilding centres and tidal seaports.

The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore: An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada

by Ron Brown Dundurn (April 21, 2008)

Brown celebrates the survival of our railway heritage in stations that have been saved or remain in use.

Dundurn Railroad Bundle: In Search of the Grand Trunk / Rails Across Ontario / Rails Across the Prairies / The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore

by Ron Brown Dundurn (January 17, 2014)

This bundle collects four of Ron Brown's acclaimed railway histories. In each book he takes us back to the glory days of steam, when the railway was the economic and in many ways the social heart of Canada,...

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

by Ron Brown Dundurn (May 02, 2011)

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 Dundurn (May 01, 2002)

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

Fall of an Arrow

by Murray Peden Dundurn (April 01, 2003)

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 Dundurn (May 19, 2012)

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....

From Horse Power to Horsepower: Toronto: 1890-1930

by Mike Filey Dundurn (July 25, 1996)

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

Old Car Detective: Favourite Stories, 1925 to 1965

by Bill Sherk Dundurn (March 18, 2011)

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 Dundurn (July 25, 1996)

From the first explorers through immigrants, traders, sailors, and fishermen, thousands of seafaring people and their ships have come and gone - many lost to the relentless sea. Julie Watson has dug through...

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

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (November 19, 2005)

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 Dundurn (October 01, 1997)

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 Dundurn (May 01, 2005)

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

On Canadian Wings: A Century of Flight

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (March 01, 2005)

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

My Year Before the Mast

by Annette Brock Davis Dundurn (April 01, 1999)

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

Lemon-Aid New and Used Cars and Trucks 2007–2018

by Phil Edmonston & George Iny Dundurn (February 03, 2018)

“Dr. Phil,” Canada’s best-known automotive expert, and George Iny walk you through another year of car buying.

The 2018 Lemon-Aid has everything: an encyclopedic lineup of the best and worst cars, trucks,...

Lemon-Aid New and Used Cars and Trucks 2007–2017

by Phil Edmonston & George Iny Dundurn (March 04, 2017)

“Dr. Phil,” Canada’s best-known automotive expert, invites another driver to come aboard.

After forty-six years and almost two million copies sold, Phil Edmonston is joined by a co-pilot for the annual...

Sailing Seven Seas: A History of the Canadian Pacific Line

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (November 18, 2010)

With a witty and informative style, Pigott evokes not only the nostalgic heyday of ocean travel but reveals a slice of almost-forgotten Canadiana in this study of the Canadian Pacific Line. From the stifling...

Requiem for a Giant: A.V. Roe Canada and the Avro Arrow

by Palmiro Campagna Dundurn (June 15, 2003)

Campagna explores the history of the controversial company that produced the Avro Arrow.

Canadian Railways 2-Book Bundle: Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railways / Great Western Railway of Can

by David R.P. Guay Dundurn (July 16, 2016)

All aboard with this special two-book collection on the great railways from Canada's past.

Includes: Passenger and Merchant Ships of the Grand Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern Railways and Great Western...

Aviation Pioneers of Canada 7-Book Bundle: Brace for Impact / Air Canada / and 5 more

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (July 07, 2016)

From the Avro Arrow and the Silver Dart to the adventurers and visionaries who pushed Canadian airways to new heights, aviation expert Peter Pigott covers over a century of Canadian flight with his trademark...

Keeping Ontario Moving: The History of Roads and Road Building in Ontario

by Robert Bradford Dundurn (May 09, 2015)

The development of roads and highways was critical to early economic and social development of Ontario. This book traces the history of roads and the road-building industry in Ontario from the eighteenth century...

The Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore: An Illustrated History of Railway Stations in Canada

by Ron Brown Dundurn (August 19, 2014)

Once the economic and social lifeblood of Canada, the country's railways and heritage stations are a fading part of the patrimony of communities across the nation.

Dundurn Railroad 6-Book Bundle: Rails Over the Mountains / Rails to the Atlantic / Rails Across Ontario / and 3 more

by Ron Brown Dundurn (July 23, 2016)

This bundle collects six of Ron Brown's acclaimed railway histories. In each book he takes us back to the glory days of steam, when the railway was the economic and, in many ways, social heart of Canada, as...

Alligators of the North: The Story of the West & Peachey Steam Warping Tugs

by Harry Barrett & Clarence F. Coons Dundurn (March 16, 2010)

In 1889, John West and James Peachey unveiled their new invention, a steam warping tug that would revolutionize the Canadian pine-logging industry. These tugs became known as northern alligators and helped loggers...

Amazing Airmen: Canadian Flyers in the Second World War

by Ian Darling Dundurn (September 07, 2009)

Canadian and British airmen engaged in fierce and deadly battles in the skies over Europe during the Second World War. Those who survived often had to overcome incredible obstacles to do so. These painstakingly...

William C. Van Horne: Railway Titan

by Valerie Knowles Dundurn (May 31, 2010)

Born in Illinois in 1843, William C. Van Horne was lured to Canada in 1881 to become the general manager of the fledgling Canadian Pacific Railway. He went on to become the company president. He was a man of...

Running Away to Sea: Round the World on a Tramp Freighter

by George Fetherling Dundurn (December 15, 2008)

At a turning point in his life, George Fetherling embarked on an adventure to sail round the world on one of the last of the tramp freighters. With dash, colour, and droll humour, Fetherling recounts his four-month...

60 Years Behind the Wheel: The Cars We Drove in Canada, 1900-1960

by Bill Sherk Dundurn (October 01, 2003)

From rumble seats to running boards, this book captures the thrill of motoring in Canada from the dawn of the twentieth century to 1960.

Rails Across the Prairies: The Railway Heritage of Canada's Prairie Provinces

by Ron Brown Dundurn (June 11, 2012)

Canada's rail lines were pivotal in establishing the icons that mark today's landscape: massive bridges, sentinel-like grain elevators, pattern-book wayside stations. Odd and unusual place names dot the lines,...

Rails Across Ontario: Exploring Ontario's Railway Heritage

by Ron Brown Dundurn (October 07, 2013)

For the first time, train buffs and history lovers will have a book that explores the heritage of Ontario's railways, from its oldest stations to its highest bridges, glamorous hotels (and some not-so-glamorous...

Lightkeeping on the St. Lawrence: The end of an era

by Normand Lafreniere Dundurn (August 07, 1996)

Lightkeeping on the St. Lawrence outlines the history of lightkeeping in the St. Lawrence River and Gulf from its emergence in 1803 until automation replaced the last lightkeeper in 1988.

Tales from the Great Lakes: Based on C.H.J. Snider's "Schooner days"

by Robert B. Townsend Dundurn (July 26, 1996)

Coupled with C.H.J. Snider's writings are those of Robert B. Townsend, who, besides introducing Snider's stories, adds some of his own about the "Schooner Days" on the Great Lakes.

Losing the Empress: A Personal Journey

by David Creighton Dundurn (September 01, 2000)

On May 29, 1914, the Empress of Ireland sank on the St. Lawrence River. The author delves into the lives of his grandparents, who went down with the ship.

White Ensign Flying: Corvette HMCS Trentonian

by Roger Litwiller Dundurn (February 17, 2014)

Tells the story of one of Canada's warship corvettes that served during World War II and brought its crew home every time they went out. It was the last Canadian ship to be attacked by the U.S. Navy, and it...

Rails Over the Mountains: Exploring the Railway Heritage of Canada's Western Mountains

by Ron Brown Dundurn (July 09, 2016)

Explore western Canada's rich railway history, travelling from the grand railway hotels and rustic stations to the creative engineering that created spiral bridges and soaring trestles. Relive this time through...

Taming the Skies: A Celebration of Canadian Flight

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (July 01, 2003)

Flight remains one of humanitys most spectacular triumphs, and Canada especially has much to be proud of.

Rails to the Atlantic: Exploring the Railway Heritage of Quebec and the Atlantic Provinces

by Ron Brown Dundurn (August 08, 2015)

Explore eastern Canada's railway heritage, including stations from the late 1850s, grand hotels, bridges, and roundhouses of this era. 

Lemon-Aid New Cars and Trucks 2013

by Phil Edmonston Dundurn (December 01, 2012)

Canada's automotive "Dr. Phil" says there's never been a better time to buy a new car or truck, thanks to a stronger Canadian dollar, a worldwide recession driving prices downward, and a more competitive Japanese...

Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 Years of Flight

by Elizabeth Gillan Muir Dundurn (November 14, 2015)

Canadian Women in the Skytraces a century of Canadian women's progress in aviation and space flight. From the first woman to climb on aboard a flying machine as a passenger to a female astronaut's second visit...

The Toronto Carrying Place: Rediscovering Toronto's Most Ancient Trail

by Glenn Turner Dundurn (May 23, 2015)

The Toronto Carrying Place trail linked Lake Ontario to Lake Simcoe, and helped shape the development of Ontario. Its influence is still felt today, though much of the original trail is obscured. Glenn Turner...

Flying Canucks: Famous Canadian Aviators

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (July 25, 1996)

Flying Canucks tells the fascinating story of aviation in Canada through this collection of 37 biographies of important aviators in our nation's history.

Brace for Impact: Air Crashes and Aviation Safety

by Peter Pigott Dundurn (June 18, 2016)

So many planes seem to fall from the sky or disappear completely. But are accidents really so common and why do they happen in the first place? Brace for Impact traces the evolution of accident investigation...

River Palace

by Walter Lewis Dundurn (August 18, 2008)

During her history, the steamboat Kingston survived wrecks and fires, until finally being sunk near one of Kingstons ship graveyards in 1930. This book tells her story.

Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville

by Sean E. Livingston Dundurn (September 24, 2014)

A detailed look at a Canadian World War II corvette HMCS Oakville and its legacy. Corvettes, humble heroes of the war in the Atlantic, played a pivotal role for the Royal Canadian Navy. Both at sea and to the...