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The First Spike by Steven Manders
This book is the history of a half dozen early railways in Kingston, Gananoque, Napanee, Sharbot Lake, and Brockville areas.
The early roads, tramways, stage coaches, street railways, shipping, mining, early telephone systems, logging industries, and historic canoe routes are also covered. The book is a tour guide as well.
It has 232 pages, 450 photos, 23 maps in full colour. Glossy hard cover.
Novel Idea book store, 156 Princess Street, Kingston
the Visitor Centre across from City Hall, Kingston
the Lennox & Addington Museum in Napanee
Trousdales in Sydenham
and on-line at: www.thefirstspikebook.com
$34.50 plus postage