Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Item #20429
A photohistory the shows the impact of the railroads on everyday life in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Chronicles the complex and sometimes stormy history of the major railroads - the Northern Pacific, the Great Northern, the Union Pacific, and the Milwaukee - and also shows the role of smaller railroads such as the Sumpter Valley and the Idaho and Washington Northern. 360 pages with historic photographs, color reproductions of the front covers of pamphlets, extensive notes, and index. Map endpapers. Fine in fine and bright dust jacket.