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Steam Towards the Sunset: The Railroads of Lincoln County

Palmer, Lloyd M.

ISBN 10: 0911443002 / ISBN 13: 9780911443004
Published by Newport: Lincoln County Historical Society, 1990
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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4to-oversized-softcover in tan prictorial wraps. Second Edition 1990. Signed by author on title page. Very Good+/: covers exhibit some soiling from routine handling; prev.owner's embossed library label top corner title page; text itself clean, bright & unmarked. Introduction; Appendix; Addendum; Bibliography. 204pp. The story of the Lincoln County, Oregon railroad system, which played an important part in the development of the county. Its story is particularly colorful and dramatic as it took "an extra effort and a previously unforseen dedication to push the twin ribbons of steel over the mountains and westward towards the bays and the ocean it emptied into" (from introduction.) Profusely illustrated with many b/w vinatge photographs. A very nice copy. Signed. #12009hbrf. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1772419528

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Title: Steam Towards the Sunset: The Railroads of ...

Publisher: Newport: Lincoln County Historical Society

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 2nd Edition

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History of the railroads that once crisscrossed Lincoln County, Oregon. Among those included are the Willamette Valley & Coast Railroad, the Oregon Pacific, the Corvallis & Eastern, the Oregon Central & Eastern, the Toledo & Siletz, Manary Logging Co., the Yaquina Northern, and the lines of the U. S. Spruce Production Corp. and C. D. Johnson. The book also includes a chapter on railroads that were planned but never built and another chapter on retracing the routes of these long gone railroads. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. With rosters, maps and bibliography. 204 pages.

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