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Portland's Streetcars (Images of Rail)
Portland's Streetcars (Images of Rail)
by Richard Thompson
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Street railways arrived early in Portland and made lasting social and economic contributions that are still apparent in the layout and character of the city's neighborhoods today. During the 1890s, streetcar lines spread rapidly into the West Hills and... (read more)

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Oregon & Northwestern Railroad (Images of Rail)
Oregon & Northwestern Railroad (Images of Rail)
by Jeff Moore
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In 1922, the US Forest Service offered one of the largest timber sales in the agency's history, encompassing 890 million board feet of mostly Ponderosa pine timber in the mountains north of Burns, Oregon. Among other requirements, the sale terms required... (read more)

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Milwaukee Road Remembered (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Books)
Milwaukee Road Remembered (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage Books)
by Jim Scribbins
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The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific was a railroad with a big personality. For a time it offered the world’s fastest steam-powered passenger trains. Extending from Indiana to Puget Sound, it crossed five mountain ranges in Montana, Idaho,... (read more)

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Portland's Interurban Railway (Images of Rail)
Portland's Interurban Railway (Images of Rail)
by Richard Thompson
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At the end of the 19th century, Portland led the nation in the development of interurban electric railways. The city became the hub of an electric rail network that spread throughout the Willamette Valley. This is the story of the pioneering local... (read more)

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Washington State Railroad Depots Photo Archive (Photo Archive)
Washington State Railroad Depots Photo Archive (Photo Archive)
by Clive Carter
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This book is a photographic record of railroad depots in Washington State. The photographs have been selected to illustrate variations in size, architectural style and commonality as dictated by the railroad companies. In addition the book presents for... (read more)

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Railroads of the Columbia River Gorge (Images of Rail)
Railroads of the Columbia River Gorge (Images of Rail)
by D. C. Jesse Burkhardt
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Before the rails were up and running along the stunning Columbia River landscape of Oregon and Washington, 19th-century westward travelers faced treacherous conditions. Many emigrants perished before reaching Oregon Territory. Only recently have railways... (read more)

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Monte Cristo
Monte Cristo
by Philip R. Woodhouse
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Much-loved, colorful Northwest history of the Monte Cristo region during the search for gold and silver in the mines of the late 1800s and early 1900s.... (read more)

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Across the Columbia Plain: Railroad Expansion in the Interior Northwest, 1885-1893
Across the Columbia Plain: Railroad Expansion in the Interior Northwest, 1885-1893
by Peter J Lewty
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Continuing the saga he started in To the Columbia Gateway: The Oregon Railway and the Northern Pacific, 1879-1884, Peter J. Lewty traces the rivalry and expansion of the Northern Pacific and Union Pacific railway systems in the interior Northwest, 1885... (read more)

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Kinsey Photographer: The Locomotive Portraits
Kinsey Photographer: The Locomotive Portraits
by Dave Bohn
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In the winter of 1970, Dave Bohn found the surviving negatives of Darius and Tabitha Kinsey. Bohn and his colleague, Rodolfo Petschek, initiated a long-term effort to reproduce in book form the magnificent Kinsey archive. Here you’ll find Darius... (read more)

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Stevens Pass: The Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades
Stevens Pass: The Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades
by Joann Roe
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press A history of the massive undertaking required to build the railroads and roadways through the northern Cascades into the Seattle region.... (read more)

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Portland's Streetcar Lines
Portland's Streetcar Lines
by Richard Thompson
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Portland neighborhoods owe their location, alignment, and growth to a splendid, 19th-century innovation: the streetcar. This city still bears the imprint of the carlines that once wove their way out to suburbs in every direction, including Fulton... (read more)

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The Deschutes River Railroad War
The Deschutes River Railroad War
by Leon Speroff
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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... (read more)

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Early Oregon Days
Early Oregon Days
by Edwin D Culp
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press How did people travel in the good old days? Ed Culp traces the history of transportation in the West, particularly into Oregon. Old photos, maps, drawings, advertisements and transportation... (read more)

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Great Northern Railway in the Pacific Northwest (Classic Trains)
Great Northern Railway in the Pacific Northwest (Classic Trains)
by Jeff Wilson
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Travel the GNR through rugged mountain passes and Big Sky scenery. Includes views of the Empire Builder, plus track map and schematics.... (read more)

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Sumpter Valley Logging Railroads (Images of Rail)
Sumpter Valley Logging Railroads (Images of Rail)
by Alfred Mullett
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In 1889, David Eccles chartered the Oregon Lumber Company, an organization that produced many mills and railways and whose influence was felt from Salt Lake City to Northern California and Idaho. Through family connections, Eccles was also involved with... (read more)

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Railroad Shutterbug: Jim Fredrickson's Northern Pacific
Railroad Shutterbug: Jim Fredrickson's Northern Pacific
by Jim Frederickson
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Fredrickson, an amateur photographer, began his 39-year career with the Northern Pacific in 1943. He took exceptional photographs throughout that time depicting the last glories of the steam era as coal-fired locomotives were replaced by diesel engines... (read more)

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Stevens Pass: The Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades
Stevens Pass: The Story of Railroading and Recreation in the North Cascades
by Joann Roe
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Covers exploration and development of rails and roads to scenic and recreation-al areas in this region of Washington state.... (read more)

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Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific Northwest
Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific Northwest
by Carlos A Schwantes
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Schwantes (history, U. of Idaho) covers the massive impact of rails upon the economy and society of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Montana. From a brief, packed account of pre-RR transport he proceeds to the completion of the Northern Pacific... (read more)

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The Oregonian Railway (Images of Rail)
The Oregonian Railway (Images of Rail)
by Ed Austin
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Inland Empire Electric Line: Spokane to Coeur D'Alene and the Palouse
Inland Empire Electric Line: Spokane to Coeur D'Alene and the Palouse
by Clive Carter
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