The All Red Route: From Halifax to Vancouver in a 1912 REO

By: Nicol, John

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155278097X 358 pages. In 1912, a 23-year-old mechanic with the Reo Motor Car Company of St. Catherines, Ontario set out in a 1912 Reo Special touring car with the English writer Thomas Wilby. There aim was to be the first to drive a car from the Atlantic to the Pacific entirely within Canada. A retired mechanic from Vancouver and the author recreated that historic trip 85 years later. Provides an account of both trips. An examination of the automobile and its effects on our cities and lives. A delightful travel and history guide to Canada as it is and was. Lovely giftable copy.