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History of the Northern Pacific Railroad.

Eugene Virgil Smalley

History of the Northern Pacific Railroad.

by Eugene Virgil Smalley

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Published by Arno Press. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Company -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1883 ed. published by Putnam, New York.

    SeriesMid-American frontier
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 437 p.
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22055587M

    The Great Northern Railway (reporting mark GN) was an American Class I g from Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Seattle, Washington, it was the creation of 19th-century railroad entrepreneur James J. Hill and was developed from the Saint Paul & Pacific Great Northern's route was the northernmost transcontinental railroad route in the arters: Saint Paul, Minnesota. Both organizations are dedicated to the preservation and history of these two railroads, predecessors to today's BNSF Railway. The Joint Archives physically reside at Jackson Street Roundhouse in St. Paul, MN and the Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive in Burien, WA, and comprise hundreds of thousands of files, drawings, books, photos and.

    The Northern Pacific By Glenn Laubaugh and Ron McCoy. The Northern Pacific was the second transcontinental railroad. President Abraham Lincoln, still in the midst of the American Civil War, signed the company charter in July to build the route from the edge of Lake Superior to the port waters of Puget Sound, a vast inland network of natural deep waterways connected to the Pacific Ocean by. financier Jay Cooke, the Northern Pacific "headed in" at Tacoma. "Land Ring Triumphant!" howled Seattle, blowing up a storm of anger and disappointment that, in the wake of the railroad's decision, would result in war - sometimes hot, sometimes cold - between the jilted city and the Northern Pacific for the next 17 Size: KB.

    This small self-published book is just 5¼ by 8 ½ but in its 84 pages the pictures and stories tell a delightful tale of life on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad. $ #   Union Pacific Railroad Company, company that extended the American railway system to the Pacific Coast; it was incorporated by an act of the U.S. Congress on July 1, With its acquisition of Southern Pacific in , Union Pacific became the largest domestic railroad in the United States.


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History of the Northern Pacific Railroad by Eugene Virgil Smalley Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Great Book for history and knowledge of the Northern Pacific- particularly steam engines" - by Judith M. McLean My elderly father worked on the Northern Pacific while he was an adolescent and his father worked at the railroad depot in Glendive, Montana.

out of 5 stars Vintage books like "History of the Northern Pacific Railroad" tell the story in the language of the times. Reviewed in the United States on June 9, Verified Purchase. This vintage book from told the story of the Northern Pacific in the language of the times.

It had been thoroughly restored to new condition/5(6). Page - AN ACT granting lands to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from Lake Superior to Puget Sound, on the Pacific coast, by the Northern.

A Brief Introduction To The N or thern Pacific Railway. Surviving almost years of rugged history, the Northern Pacific Railway was a rare American institution.

Rooted in Lewis and Clark's exploration of the Northwest Territories, President Abraham Lincoln chartered it as the first northern transcontinental railroad on July 2, The idea seemed simple - create a direct route between. As his portfolio continued to expand the book, "The Great Northern Railway, A History," by authors Ralph W.

Hidy, Muriel E. Hidy, Roy V. Scott, and Don L. Hofsommer notes that he acquired control of longtime rival Northern Pacific in late He then added the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy a year later for through service into Chicago.

NPRHA Company Store. About the NPRHA. The Washington State Railroads Historical Society in Pasco, their railroad history timeline and their marvelous museum, which opens annually in April. History of the Great Northern line in British Columbia and Washington, a tremendous site with stories and maps.

The close connection between the powerful, profit-hungry railroad and the park is documented in a new book, “The Northern Pacific Railroad & Yellowstone National Park,” by Phyllis Smith and.

Like the Northern Pacific, it created and absorbed numerous branch and predecessor lines. Also like the NPRR, it became a part of the Burlington Northern Railroad Company in The Clearwater Short Line Railway Company was incorporated on November 9,and sold to the Northern Pacific Railway Company on J Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smalley, Eugene Virgil, History of the Northern Pacific railroad.

New York: G.P. Putnam's. You are viewing an Original History of the Northern Pacific Railroad book. with map, loaded with illustrations and info. pages. Date Author: Eguene Smalley As found in estate, has wear, separating from binding, first couple of empty/no printed pages already separated, has few ripped at top pages, overall rough to okay Rating: % positive.

The Official Northern Pacific Railroad guide: for the use of tourists and travelers over the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and its branches: containing descriptions of states, cities, towns and scenery along the routes of these allied systems of transportation: and embracing facts relating to the history, resources, population Seller Rating: % positive.

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Books shelved as railroad-history: Jay Cooke's Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic of by M. John Lubetkin, Harriman vs. : The History of the Northern Pacific Railroad: ISBN. Hardback. No dustjacket, bound in burgundy cloth with silver gilt lettering on front cover and spine.

Very Good Condition, with minor rubs to edges and corners of covers, some browning to edges of interior pages, slight dustsoiling to lower right corner of book, heavier browning to pages to due to old. The Northern Pacific Railroad played a pivotal role in the development of railroads in Seattle and in the Puget Sound region.

The company's decision to locate its Western terminus in Tacoma ignited Seattle's indignation and brought the city together to form its own railroad company, the Seattle & Walla Walla.

In response the United States granted the Northern Pacific Railway a right-of-way through the Flathead Reservation. This right-of-way is feet wide, plus land for. Infour years after the Northern Pacific Railroad reached Hoquiam's sister city of Aberdeen, it was extended into Hoquiam, thus completing the capitalist project begun a decade earlier.

Although its earlier access to rail gave Aberdeen an early lead in population, capital, and prestige it would never relinquish, the railway brought a.

Simultaneously, the Northern Pacific Railroad, existing in name only, had fallen into the hands of Vermont businessman and politician, y Smith, who needed cash and apparently thought he might get it through the proceeds of Northern Pacific bond sales.

Smith, the clearest villain of the book, presided over the Vermont Central Railroad. History of the Northern Pacific Railroad. Eugene Virgil Smalley. G.P. Putnam's Sons, - Northwest, Pacific - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. History of the Northern Pacific Railroad - Ebook written by Eugene Virgil Smalley.

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See more ideas about Train, Burlington northern and Model trains pins.The Great Northwest: A Guidebook and Itinerary for the Use of Tourists and Travelers Over the Lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad, the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company and the Oregon and California Railroad.

Containing Descriptions of States, Terr by.