A bibliography of significant books and periodicals on Canadian railway history is available here. The entire bibliography can be downloaded as a PDF document, or as an Excel spreadsheet (2007 format, .xlsx).
To save these files to your computer's hard drive, right-click the link (On a Mac computer, option-click) and choose the option that allows you to save the document (Save Link As, Save Target As).
To read the PDF file, you will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. If you don't have it yet, you can get a free copy by clicking here.
To open the Excel spreadsheet, you need to have Excel 2007 or later installed on your computer. If you have an earlier version of Excel, download and run Microsoft's Office Compatibility Pack, also for free. If you don't have Excel, you can download Microsoft's Excel Viewer for free, or use any other program capable of reading .xlsx files.