Shadow on the Land
A Western StoryeBook - 2014
Central Oregon?the last frontier. Transportation is still by stagecoach and freight wagon. There is a movement afoot for a people's railroad, paid for by the state, to bring the benefits of rails to the area, to make it easier to ship livestock and produce, and to encourage settlement. For years the competing railroad barons, James J. Hill and Edward H. Harriman, have done nothing toward building a line in central Oregon, but now, under the impetus of the people's railroad bill, they both set out to do just that. Lee Dawes, a front man buying rights-of-way for the Hill interests, i.
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014.
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (274 pages)
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