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The Story of Port Coquitlam: Where Rails Meet Rivers ( BC / British Columbia Local History )

By: Davis, Chuck

Price: $13.13

Publisher: British Columbia, Madeira Park, B.C.: Harbour Publishing, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148442

ISBN: 1550172212

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


-----------hardcover, about 10.5 x 10.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, gift inscription on front blank endpaper, 204 pages, colour and b&w photographs, ---"Port Coquitlam is one tough little city with a colourful history. From its beginnings as a humble settlement on the crossroads of two CPR lines, it grew to become one of the five fastest growing cities in Canada, with a population of just over 50,000. ---In the early years it survived a tragic depression, only to be hit with the Spanish influenza epidemic of 1918. The city then pulled through the devastating - and ... View more info