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Minneapolis and the age of railways

by Donovan L. Hofsommer

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Minneapolis (Minn.),
  • Minnesota,
  • Minneapolis
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis -- History,
    • Minneapolis (Minn.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDon L. Hofsommer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2781.M6 H64 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3398822M
      ISBN 100816645019
      LC Control Number2005012410

      Minneapolis and the Age of Railways by Don L. Hofsommer. University of Minnesota Press, Hardcover. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed. Minneapolis and the Age of Railways: ISBN () Hardcover, Univ Of Minnesota Press, Off the Main Lines: A Photographic Odyssey (Railroads Past and Present).

      Home Railroad Maps and Plans , The Railway Age. 'Map of the St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Railway and Connections.' Reference URL Share. To link to this object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this object, paste this HTML in website. Minneapolis (/ ˌ m ɪ n i ˈ æ p əl ɪ s / ()) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Minnesota and the principal city of the 16th-largest metropolitan area in the United States. As of , Minneapolis has an estimated population of ,, making it the 46th-largest city in the United States. Minneapolis and its neighbor Saint Paul make up the Twin Cities, with Minneapolis being the County: Hennepin.

        Locomotive offers a comprehensive look at steam trains, the building of the transcontinental railroad, the Western expansion of the United States in the late s, and how railroads changed America: "Here covered wagons used to crawl, / foot by foot, mile by mile, / heading into the the Cheyenne lived / the Omaha and the Arapaho, the Pawnee and Dakota.5/5.   Sunday Times History Book of the Year Currently filming for BBC programme Full Steam Ahead Britain's railways have been a vital part of national life for nearly years. Transforming lives and landscapes, they have left their mark on everything from timekeeping to tourism.


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Paul See the city as it once was—a pictorial history of the trolleys that traversed Twin Cities neighborhoods. Minneapolis and the Age of Railways, Paperback by Hofsommer, Donovan L., ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Illustrated with more than two hundred period photographs and maps, a history of Minneapolis takes a close-up look at the era between the s and s, when railroads played a key role in linking rural communities with neighboring urban.

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