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Robert D. Turner

Robert D. Turner has been researching, photographing and writing about transportation history for over forty years. His photos have been widely published and he has written hundreds of articles and reviews. The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers is his eighteenth book. Turner has been recognized with numerous awards, including the Canadian Railroad Historical Associationís Lifetime Achievement Award and the American Association for State and Local Historyís Award of Merit. A retired heritage consultant and a curator emeritus at the Royal British Columbia Museum, Turner has travelled widely around the world photographing the last steam railways and early industries while documenting the people, places and stories of this disappearing history and culture. He lives in Victoria, BC.


Book Cover The Klondike Gold Rush Steamers: A History of Yukon River Steam Navigation
978-1-55017-887-6 · 1-55017-887-3 · October 2019 · Hardback
CAD$49.95 · USD$49.95

Now available from Harbour Publishing! A lavishly illustrated volume of Klondike frontier history.