• Happy Halloween
  • Ghost Trains
  • Shipwrecks in the Americas
  • Ontario’s Ghost Town Heritage
  • Brace for Impact
  • In Search of the Grand Trunk
  • Treacherous Waters
  • Railway Disasters of the World

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We have bunch of spooky books that will make the hair on the back of your neck stand up and send shiver down your spine.

When a flight doesn’t reach its destination, it is the investigators that pick through the wreckage for the clues. Brace for Impact traces the evolution of accident investigation and explains why flying is the safest form of travel.Disaster Great Lakes chronicles 50 of the most terrible events to strike people on these vast inland seas and in the surrounding communities including sinking ships, train wrecks, and man-made explosions.

 

Ghost Trains is a visual feast for any one interested in American steam, and its once-mighty railroad network: the rusting locos, derelict branch lines, roundhouses, and the rotting remains of once mighty rail tracks.Black Noon chronicles May 30th, 1964, one of the darkest and most important days in auto-racing history. Seven cars crashed in a fiery wreck, killing two drivers.

 

As the big-cities got bigger, the thriving small towns and villages began to disappear. Ontario’s Ghost Town Heritage features 80 of the “ghostly” and accessible destinations throughout Ontario, perfect for a Halloween haunted walk or a summer-time adventure.Shipwrecks in the Americas explores 4,000 major shipwrecks in the Western hemisphere, from the time of Christopher Columbus to 1825. Details such as year of sinking, captain, ports of origin and destination, probable location, cargo, and lives lost, paint a picture of each tragedy.

 

From tropical jungles, to mountain tops, to beneath the streets of London and Paris, Railway Disasters of the World chronologically details all known railway accidents with 20 or more fatalities, world-wide from 1900 to 1989.Between 1880 and the 1920s, there was over 20,000 km of rail lines in Ontario. In Search of the Grand Trunk takes you in search of these all but forgotten ghosts that were essential for life in Ontario.

 

Snakes in the Cockpit is a wonderful but tragic collection of formerly classified, restricted, and never-before published photographs combine to deliver this exciting assortment of incredible military flight mishaps.Treacherous Waters  tells the true, detailed, and dramatic tales of Kingston’s 200 shipwrecks. Each one has a fascinating story behind it!

 

 

 

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