The Deschutes River Railroad War

The Deschutes River Railroad War
Author : Leon Speroff
Publisher : Acs Llc
Total Pages : 218
Release : 2006-11-01
ISBN 10 : 097456866X
ISBN 13 : 9780974568669
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Deschutes River Railroad War Book Description:

Tracing the geological and railroad history of the Pacific Northwest, Leon Speroff uniquely evokes the Age of the Railroad in his newest book, The Deschutes River Railroad War. With intricate detail, expert understanding and amusing anecdotes, he brings to life this facinating true tale of the race to expand railroad service from the Columbia River up the Deschutes River to Bend, Oregon. There are 89 black & white historical photos, 55 full color photos, 16 maps, numerous charts, railroad logos and memoribilia.

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