Brownville Historical Society auctioning signed railway book

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BROWNVILLE — The Brownville-Brownville Junction Historical Society has been selling Ken Hatchette’s book “More Than a Train Yard and a Whistle Stop: The Canadian Pacific Railway’s Brownville Division 1886 to 1963” for three years now. In total society members have ordered 250 books and now all but one of them has been sold.

The one book left has been signed by the author. Members have decided to auction the final, signed book this fall. The original purchase price of this book is $25. They are hoping to raise some money for the historical society with this project to fund other projects and needs at the Parish House Museum. While a different version of the book is available through the historical society or on Amazon, members do not expect that this original version will be reprinted.

The auction is now open and the book will be given to the highest bid placed by 5 p.m. on Nov. 30. You can place a bid by sending an email to Please be sure to include your name, mailing address and phone number along with your bid.

Fore more information, please contact the historical society through the email address above or call Susan at 965-8070.

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