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When Railroads Were New

by Charles Frederick Carter

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - General,
  • Transportation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLogan G. McPherson (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11939751M
    ISBN 101432639765
    ISBN 109781432639761
    OCLC/WorldCa156828102

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    The early railroads of the Capital District were among the most important in the country. The New York Central, born from the merging of the first railroads in the state, became the famous “Water Level Route” that was able to transport goods and people in the most economical manner to the west.   Three railroads were authorized: a Southern line from near Monroe to New Buffalo, a Central line from Detroit to the mouth of the St. Joseph River, and a Northern line from either Palmer (now St. Clair) or the mouth of the Black River (Port Huron) to either the Grand River in Kent County or Lake Michigan in Ottawa : Graydon Meints.

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A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize: "A powerful book, crowded with telling details and shrewd observations." ―Michael Kazin, New York Times Book Review This original, deeply researched history shows the transcontinentals to be pivotal actors in the making of modern America/5(67).

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The West the Railroads Made By Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes and James P. Ronda Copublished with: Washington State Historical Society and the John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library at the St. Louis Mercantile Library, University of Missouri. These reminiscences, originally serialized in the Santa Fe magazine ingive the flavor of New Mexico in the s just as the railroads were opening up the territory, and reveal the challenges inherent in building the rail lines.

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