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Backwoods railroads of the West

Richard Steinheimer

Backwoods railroads of the West

a portfolio.

by Richard Steinheimer

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Published by Kalmbach in Milwaukee .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL20354307M

At the same time, railroads, needing to populate the West to create markets for their services, exaggerated the qualities of the soils and climate in this “Western Eden.” The desperate families of the South listened with rapt attention and in the late summer of , railroad tickets were purchased to take them to the closest railroad. Georgia railroads are best known for their stiff grades in the west and flat, coastal operations in the east. The state's history with trains began shortly after the founding of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in the early 19th century. During the industry's "Golden Age" Georgia was home to thousands of miles of rails and virtually all of the.

In fairness to Richard Steinheimer, the image here was scanned from his book, "Backwoods Railroads of the West." The book's paper texture makes the image softer than what a print would look like. I think at the time he was using medium format cameras, a guess would be the wide-angle Hasselblad, so the negative would be tack sharp. The first narrow-gauge common-carrier railroad was the Billerica and Bedford Railroad, which ran from North Billerica to Bedford in Middlesex County, Massachusetts from to There were extensive 2 ft ( mm) gauge lines in the Maine forests early in the 20th century. In addition to hauling timber, agricultural products and slate, the Maine lines also offered passenger services.

  When Corruption and Venality Were the Lifeblood of America studies of the American West, including a scathing exposé of the giant post-Civil War transcontinental railroads. Like that book. Railroads Down the Valleys, by R.V. Mills, 85/69 Review; Railroads in the Woods, by Labbe and Coe, /90 Review; Stations West: The Story of the Oregon Railways, by E.D. Culp, / Review; Backwoods Railroads: Branchlines and Shortlines of Western Oregon, by .


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