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The Resource Trails of the iron horse : an informal history, by the Western Writers of America ; edited by Don Russell

Trails of the iron horse : an informal history, by the Western Writers of America ; edited by Don Russell

Label
Trails of the iron horse : an informal history
Title
Trails of the iron horse
Title remainder
an informal history
Statement of responsibility
by the Western Writers of America ; edited by Don Russell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
385/.0978
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE2763
LC item number
.W47 1975
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Trails of the iron horse : an informal history, by the Western Writers of America ; edited by Don Russell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
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
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 241 p.
Isbn
9780385021234
Lccn
74018887
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Illustrated white dust jacket. Quarter bound in brown cloth; black cloth over boards. Purchase, Dawson's Book Shop, 1975.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01195053
  • ucoclc1195053
Label
Trails of the iron horse : an informal history, by the Western Writers of America ; edited by Don Russell
Publication
Note
Includes index
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
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 241 p.
Isbn
9780385021234
Lccn
74018887
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Illustrated white dust jacket. Quarter bound in brown cloth; black cloth over boards. Purchase, Dawson's Book Shop, 1975.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)01195053
  • ucoclc1195053

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