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Trains of discovery : railroads and the legacy of our national parks

Author: Alfred Runte
Publisher: Lanham Md. : Roberts Rinehart Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"A thoroughly revised and expanded successor to Runte's Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks, the new edition now includes eastern historic sites and parks made possible or influenced by railroads. This book is a sight to behold as well as a wonderful, nostalgic armchair read"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Runte, Alfred, 1947-
Trains of discovery.
Lanham Md. : Roberts Rinehart Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, 2011
(DLC) 2011004559
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Runte
ISBN: 9781570984389 1570984387
OCLC Number: 754718033
Notes: A Roberts Rinehart book.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 161 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Nature's forgotten allies --
The Northern Pacific Railway: Yellowstone Park Line --
Everywhere west --
The great railroaf fair --
Porfolio of discover: see America first --
Falling short: the yosemite Valley Railroad --
Return to Grand Canyon --
Discovery today --
Epilogue: the future of discovery.
Responsibility: Alfred Runte.
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'Railroads protected our national sense of place.' So writes internationally noted environmental historian Alfred Runte in Allies of the Earth: Railroads and the Soul of Preservation. This Read more...

 
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