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Author:
Peter J. Lewty
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978-0874220292
ISBN:
0874220297
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Washington State Univ Pr (August 1, 1987)
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Continuing the saga he commenced in To the Columbia Gateway: The Oregon Railway and the Northern Pacific, 1879-1884 (WSU Press, 1987), Peter Lewty describes the region's dramatic railroad boom in the years 1885 to 1893.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Continuing the saga he commenced in To the Columbia Gateway: The Oregon Railway and the Northern Pacific, 1879-1884 (WSU Press, 1987), Peter Lewty describes the region's dramatic railroad boom in the years 1885 to 1893. Recreating the prevailing atmosphere of optimism and excitement, he traces the expansion of the Northern Pacific and Union Pacific systems in the interior Northwest, chronicles the construction of the Pacific extension of the Great Northern Railway, and presents a multi-faceted portrait of railway operations on the last frontier of American settlement.

Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Oregon and Transcontinental Company, Oregon Railway and Navigation Company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Railroads, Eisenbahn, Geschichte . Sequel to: To the Columbia gateway. Includes bibliographical references (p. -309) and index.

Northern Pacific Railroad Company, Oregon and Transcontinental Company, Oregon Railway and Navigation Company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Railroads, Eisenbahn, Geschichte 1885-1893.

TO THE COLUMBIA GATEWAY – OREGON RAILWAY AND THE NORTHERN PACIFIC 1879-1884-Peter Lewty 202 pages softcover The excitement of the 19th-century frontier comes alive in this history of early-day railroading in the Pacific Northwest. To the Columbia Gateway covers the origins of the Northern Pacific Railroad and the Oregon Railway and Navigation companies, the rise and fall of Henry Villard’s first empire, and the completion of the transcontinental tracks that converged on the Columbia Gateway in the late 19th century.

The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific Northwest. It was approved by Congress in 1864 and given nearly forty. It was approved by Congress in 1864 and given nearly forty million acres (62,000 sq mi; 160,000 km2) of land grants, which it used to raise money in Europe for construction.

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The Northern Pacific Railroad and Montana’s mineral lands Lewty, P. J. (1987). To the Columbia Gateway: The Oregon Railway and Northern Pacific, 1879–1884, Washington State University Press, Pullman.

The Northern Pacific Railroad and Montana’s mineral lands. CrossRefGoogle Scholar. Daniels, R. L. (2000). Trains Across the Continent: North American Railroad History, Indiana University Press, Bloomington. Lindau, . and Trautmann, F. (1985). Across Montana on the northern Pacific in 1883. Montana: The Magazine of Western History 35(2): 60–65. McGuire, R. and Reckner, P. (2002).

Lewty, Peter J. To the Columbia Gateway; The Oregon Railway and the Northern Pacific, 1879–1884

Lewty, Peter J. To the Columbia Gateway; The Oregon Railway and the Northern Pacific, 1879–1884. Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1987. Macfarlane, Robert Stetson. Ross R. Controneo, "Northern Pacific Officials and the Disposition of the Railroad's Land Grant in North Dakota after 1888," North Dakota History, 1970, Vol. 37 Issue 2, pp 77-103. Lloyd J. Mercer (1982). Railroads and Land Grant Policy: A Study in Government Intervention. for sales statistics.

Washington State University Press, 1987 - Transportation - 202 pages To the Columbia Gateway captures the excitement of the nineteenth-century railroad frontier. Peter J. Lewty describes the origins of the Northern Pacific Railroad and the Oregon Railway and Navigation companies, the rise and fall of Henry Villard's first transportation empire, and the completion of the transcontinental tracks that converged on the Columbia Gateway in the 1880s.