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Trails of the iron horse : an informal history

Author: Don Russell; Western Writers of America.
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Russell; Western Writers of America.
ISBN: 0385021232 9780385021234
OCLC Number: 1195053
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 241 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The pathfinders / Tom Curry--The Union Pacific / Nellie Snyder Yost--"Everywhere west": the Burlington / Edith Thompson Hall--Building the impossible / Todhunter Ballard--The wedding of the rails / Nellie Snyder Yost--Cinderella of the prairie: the Kansas Pacific / Mel Marshall--Across the top: building the northern roads / William O. Turner--The baby road / Steve Frazee--Highballing on wodden rails / Glenn R. Vernam--High iron by Christmas or the great Christmas race / Ellis Lucia--The benevolent and belligerant octopus: the Southern Pacific / Paul Bailey--The old Santa Fe Trail becomes a steel highway / Donald Duke--Then came the predators / William R. Cox--Railroad tragedies in the old West / Elmer Kelton--The western railroads today / Donald Duke.
Responsibility: by the Western Writers of America ; edited by Don Russell.

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