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City-makers : the story of Southern California's first boom, 1868-76

Author: Remi A Nadeau
Publisher: Los Angeles : Trans-Anglo Books, 1965. ©1965
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrated history of the real estate boom in and around Los Angeles, from 1868 to 1876, and of the men who struggled to control it. For other editions, see Author Catalog.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nadeau, Remi A.
City-makers.
Los Angeles, Trans-Anglo Books [1965]
(OCoLC)681457256
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Remi A Nadeau
OCLC Number: 479851
Description: 168 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Queen of the cow counties --
2. Widney sells the land --
3. Banning's wonderful railroad --
4. The bullion kings --
5. The song of hammer and saw --
6. The bullet and the rope --
7. Enter the Southern Pacific --
8. The jingle of mule teams --
9. The fight for Cerro Gordo --
10. A day for the iron horse --
11. The reign of Vasquez --
12. The silver senators --
13. Capturing the Cajon --
14. "Biggest little railroad in the U.S." --
15. Battling the Tehachapis --
16. Fall of the house of Temple --
17. Crocker's golden spike --
18. Of booms and busts.
Responsibility: by Remi Nadeau.

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Illustrated history of the real estate boom in and around Los Angeles, from 1868 to 1876, and of the men who struggled to control it. For other editions, see Author Catalog.

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