About the Author

Robert D. Turner

Robert D. Turner has been researching, photographing and writing about transportation history for over forty years. His photos have been widely published and he has written hundreds of articles and reviews. The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers is his eighteenth book. Turner has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Canadian Railroad Historical Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award and the American Association for State and Local History’s Award of Merit. A retired heritage consultant and a curator emeritus at the Royal British Columbia Museum, Turner has travelled widely around the world photographing the last steam railways and early industries while documenting the people, places and stories of this disappearing history and culture. He lives in Victoria, BC.

Books by this Author

Logging by Rail

The British Columbia Story
edition:Paperback
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Steam Along the Boundary

Canadian Pacific, Great Northern and the Great Boundary Copper Boom
edition:Hardcover
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Steam on the Kettle Valley

A Railway Heritage Remembered
edition:Paperback
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Steam on the Kettle Valley 2E

Steam on the Kettle Valley 2E

A Railway Heritage Remembered
edition:Paperback
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Sternwheelers & Steam Tugs

Sternwheelers & Steam Tugs

An illustrated History of the Canadian Pacific Railway's B.C. Lake and River Service
edition:Paperback
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The Pacific Empresses

The Pacific Empresses

An Illustrated History of the Canadian Pacific's Trans-Pacific Ocean Liners
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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The Pacific Princesses

The Pacific Princesses

An Illustrated History of the Canadian Pacific Railway's Pacific Fleet on the Northwest Coast
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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The Sicamous & the Naramata

The Sicamous & the Naramata

Steamboat Days in the Okanagan
edition:Paperback
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The Thunder of Their Passing

The Thunder of Their Passing

A Tribute to the Denver & Rio Grande and the Cumbres & Toltec Railroads
edition:Paperback
also available: Hardcover
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Those Beautiful Coastal Liners

Those Beautiful Coastal Liners

The Canadian Pacific's Princess
edition:Paperback
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Vancouver Island Railroads

Vancouver Island Railroads

edition:Paperback
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West of the Great Divide

West of the Great Divide

The Canadian Pacific Railways First Century in B.C.
edition:Paperback
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