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The Owen Sound Marine & Rail library has a tempting collection of books, pamphlets, maps, logs and texts full of information for the serious marine or rail researcher or the curious amateur. Materials are available for reference use only. An area to sit and peruse your area of interest is available. The library is open during regular Museum hours.
Please make an appointment to use our Research Facilities by calling (519) 371-3333.
ALL RESEARCH REQUESTS MUST ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A COMPLETED COPY OF OUR "RESEARCH REQUEST" FORM.
Information and topics found in our library include:
- Captain William Fitz-William Owen
- Navigation Tables
- Officer's Notebooks
- Port Directories
- Seamanship and Navigation
- Marine Signals
- Ship Construction
- Ship Loading and Stability
- Radar & Gyrocompass
- Ocean Ships and Shipping
- Great Lakes History
- Shipwreck and Diving
- Marine Weather
- Detroit Marine Society Publications
- Railway Texts
- North American Bent Chair Co.
- Russel Brothers
- Industrial Related History--Owen Sound