Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor

 
9780692468487: Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited From Their Harbor

Port Town: How the People of Long Beach Built, Defended, and Profited from Their Harbor, tells how the Port of Long Beach rose from a marshy mud flat to become an economic powerhouse, one of the greenest and most modern ports in the world. An epic tale, Port Town is filled with the true stories of the larger-than-life soldiers of fortune, land-grabbers, lovers, dreamers and builders who were inspired and bewitched by the Port of Long Beach’s mighty promise. New edition includes biographies of members of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, 1925-present.

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Husband and wife, writers and editors, journalists and historians, George and Carmela Cunningham are well known in the maritime and goods movement industry as the publishers of The Cunningham Report, which covered the West Coast ports and the trade and transportation world from 1996 to 2010.

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