A thoroughly revised and expanded successor to Alfred Runteas Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks, the new edition now includes protected landscapes and historical sites east of the Mississippi made possible or influenced by railroads: the Hudson River Valley; Delaware Water Gap; Harpers Ferry; Indiana Dunes; Gettysburg; Steamtown; and Shenandoah, Great Smoky Mountains, and Acadia National Parks. Illustrated with paintings, posters, photographs, and artifacts from major libraries and public archives, as well as Americaas railroads and the authoras private collection, this book is a sight to behold as well as a wonderful, nostalgic armchair read.Railroads and the Legacy of Our National Parks Alfred Runte. KEEP THIS BOOK UNITED STATE-a#39;5 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ROY o. westernmmmv NATIONAL PARK. SERVICE WE. M. ALBRIGHY, DIRECTa! MANUAL RAILROAD anbsp;...
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|Publisher||:||Roberts Rinehart - 2011-07-16|