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Yukon steamers get their due

August 20th, 2015

With more than 600 photos, Robert D. Turner’s The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers: A History of Yukon River Steam (Sono Nis $49.95) must surely rank as one of the most comprehensive studies of the remarkable Yukon River vessels and their vital services, as well as those who built and ran them. After 19 books, Turner understands the importance of B.C. and Yukon history to the general public and it’s a catalyst for his work. “Recently I did a talk on the E&N Railway for the Cowichan Valley Historical Society in Duncan,” said Turner in 2013, “and it was once again so rewarding to see the impact of my books at a personal level for people whose families and community histories are portrayed in the text or photos. I’ve met so many people whose parents or grandparents featured in my books.” 978-1-55039-242-5

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