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2 edition of pioneer railroads of the Miami valleys to 1860 found in the catalog.

pioneer railroads of the Miami valleys to 1860

Harry Charles Gilbert

pioneer railroads of the Miami valleys to 1860

by Harry Charles Gilbert

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Little Miami Railroad,
  • Railroads -- Ohio -- History,
  • Railroads -- Ohio -- Miami River Valley

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harry Charles Gilbert
    The Physical Object
    Pagination275 leaves ;
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14974448M

    Several railroads, including the Pennsylvania, the Baltimore and Ohio, and the Virginia and Tennessee, have conquered the barrier of the Appalachian Mountains. It appears on the map that the Mississippi River has been bridged at several points, though the first railroad bridge across that formidable barrier, at Rock Island, Illinois, was not. The intrusion of Disston's huge dredges in the Caloosahatchee Valley was a warning to the cattlemen that the days of the homesteaders were beginning. In the winter of hundreds of Northern visitors arrived in the region including Thomas Alva Edison who decided to bring a prefab winter complete, complete with South Florida's first swimming pool, to Fort Myers.

    During the s, the idea of railroads was just beginning to spread across the United States. The state of Ohio, like other parts of the nation, began to look at railroads as a way to connect various parts of the state together. The Little Miami Railroad was the second railroad to be built in Ohio. Start studying History- CH10 RETAKE!. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    Yep Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free. & Fall River Railroad, and $, to that of the Paola & State Line Railroad, Miami County is traversed by two railroads-the Missouri River, Fort Scott & Gulf, and the issuing to each road an amount of county bonds equal to the county's subscription to its Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad.


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Between andthe territory and state of Florida chartered companies to build and/or operate railroads. Two hundred and fifty-one of those companies actually build railroads.Full text of "Pioneer history of Wise County; from red men to railroads--twenty years of intrepid history" See other formats.