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CRA No. 29: Black Smoke and White Iron

Bill Reich

Published by Colorado Railroad Museum, 2008
ISBN 10: 0918654793 / ISBN 13: 9780918654793
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Title: CRA No. 29: Black Smoke and White Iron

Publisher: Colorado Railroad Museum

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included


Colorado Rail Annual No. 29: Black Smoke and White Iron: A History of Colorado Kilns, Ovens, Furnaces and Rails by Bill Reich. The first detailed study of Colorado's coke and ore smelting industries and their importance to the state's mountain railroads. Individual histories of dozens of historic sites including GPS locators for exploration. Five full color, full page reproductions of Otto Kuhler paintings. Over 240 historic and contemporary photographs, drawings, maps and charts. Steam locomotive rosters of the major smelters. Contents: Acknowledgments, Introduction and Preface, pp. 9-12; Ch. 1: Betsy from Pike, pp. 13-46; Ch. 2: Coke and Smoke, pp. 47-128; Ch. 3: Brick Beehives, pp. 129-178; Ch. 4: Silver Furnaces, pp. 179-216; Ch. 5: Iron Horses, pp. 217-237; Appendix A - List of Smelters, pp. 238-247; Appendix B - Locomotive Rosters, pg. 248; Appendix C - GPS Locations, pg. 249; End Notes, pp. 250-254; Glossary, pg. 255; Bibliography, pg. 256-258; Index, pp. 259-264. Colorado Railroad Museum, hardcover with dust jacket, 264 pages, 8.5 x 11 x 1 in., B&W and Color photographs and illustrations. Bookseller Inventory # crm4885

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