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Once there was a railroad

Peter W. Elkington

Once there was a railroad

the story of a dream

by Peter W. Elkington

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Published by Peter"s Press in Revelstoke, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Fiction.,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references: p. 119-120.

    StatementPeter W. Elkington.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 121 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19409601M
    ISBN 100969994451
    OCLC/WorldCa47272189

    A legally freed slave named Mingo argues that protecting fugitives puts them all in danger by angering white people. You will not find a larger collection of photographs of the railroad anywhere. The whiskey-drinking, rabble-rousing work crews made their way west, setting up temporary towns that came to be known as "hells on wheels. It's a story about America, and what it was like on the home front for so many American women, and frankly, what it means to be American in the first place. Fiona becomes suspicious and alerts the authorities, who search the house during a weekly festival and capture Cora.

    His home stood on a three hundred-foot high hill that overlooked the Ohio River. Cora and Caesar reach the house of Mr. This part of the scene had been originally cut by director Sergio Leone for the worldwide theatrical release. The Transcontinental Railroad, once completed, allowed Americans to settle the west, to transport goods and expand commerce, and to travel the width of the country in days, instead of weeks. She is still on the way to somewhere, which is why she finds herself wondering about where the wagon driver has come from and how far he needed to run to escape it.

    By the island boasted over miles of track, all of which served several sugar plantations on the island, although by the s most of the island's railroads were abandoned. Ridgeway enjoys talking to Cora, especially to tell her the gruesome fates of Lovey who was executed by Terrance Randall and Caesar who was ripped to pieces by an angry South Carolina mob. It was a lot of little bits I put together. Director's cut[ edit ] In Italy, a minute director's cut features a yellow tint filter, and several scenes augmented with additional material.


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Something that becomes crystal clear, and was sort of an eye-opener, is that it seems like probably half of the engine crews were female. After World War II the railroad's infrastructure was almost entirely worn out after heavy use during the war to transport material and troops.

The ending of the film—where Western nomads Harmonica and Cheyenne move on rather than join modern society—also echoes the famous ending of Ford's film. The railroad lasted until around when trucking and mechanical farm machinery was more cost effective than railroads.

These people feared that former slaves would move to the state, take jobs away from the white population, and demand equal rights with whites.

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Once there was a railroad book The book is the second of four in the series that, through historic photographs, details railroading operations in Hawaii during the war years. For decades, entrepreneurs and engineers had dreamed of building a railroad that would span the continent from ocean to ocean.

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Some went on foot, while others rode horses or snuck aboard ferries bound for Mexican ports. At some time, the rail line became known locally as The Pommie Doodle, suggesting both the affection that local communities had for it, and the somewhat do-it-yourself nature of the operation.

After its first eight years, the Pomeroy and Newark Railroad it had several names through the years was controlled by the Pennsylvania Railroad.

Over 10, Chinese immigrants did the hard work of preparing rail beds, laying tracking, digging tunnels, and constructing bridges. Fletcher drives them in his cart, covered by a blanket, to the home of the station agent, Lumbly.

John Parker, Rankin's neighbor, brought hundreds of fugitives from slavery across the Ohio River in a boat. While the islands have never had a large railroad presence they were served by a number of common-carrier railroads over the years, including dozens of private sugar plantation railroads.

The quality of the technical drawings is well worth the price of admission. With roads still unpaved, anything larger than a wagon load needed to be shipped by rail, and Pennsylvania was brimming with lumber and coal and oil to fuel the expansion of the nation.

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Dec 29,  · "This book would appeal to Once there was a railroad book with family who worked for the railroad or who live in those communities," Miller said. "It's just an important piece of history." Though he pretty much covers it all, Miller said if there's one thing Hiatt's book is missing it's a good photo of the HPT&D and Winston-Salem Southbound passenger trains.

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