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Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific Northwest

Schwantes, Carlos A.

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ISBN 10: 0295972106 / ISBN 13: 9780295972107
Published by Univ of Washington Pr, Seattle, WA, 1993
Condition: VG+ Hardcover
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Book is bound in black cloth-covered boards with silver title on the spine; end pages are a map of the states of the Pacific Northwest with railroads lines indicated. No defects to note on the book or the dust jacket. Book is SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. This book chronicles the complex and sometimes stormy history of the major railroads of The Pacific Northwest including: The Northern Pacific, the Great Northern, the Union Pacific, and the Milwaukee and also shows the role of smaller railroads such as the Sumpter Valley, The Idaho and Washington Northern. Includes portraits of the railroad titans - Henry Villard, James J. Hill and E. H. Harriman. Numerous examples of railroad art along with black and white photos and maps. Great history of the effect the railroads had on the development of the Pacific Northwest. 360 pages including the Index. NOTE: THIS LARGE HEAVY BOOK MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL POSTAGE, PLEASE CONTACT SELLER FOR DETAILS BEFORE ORDERING. Bookseller Inventory # 011929

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Title: Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific ...

Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr, Seattle, WA

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition: VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: VG+

Signed: Signed By Author

Edition: First Edition

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Covers the impact of the railroad on the Pacific Northwest states, tracing its history from pre-railroad transportation to the completion of the Northern Pacific line in 1883

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Carlos A. Schwantes is director of the Institute for Pacific Northwest Studies and professor of history at the University of Idaho. His numerous publications include Radical Heritage: Labor, Socialism, and Reform in Washington and British Columbia (University of Washington Press), Coxey's Army: An American Odyssey, and The Pacific Northwest: An Interpretive History.

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