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KATY NORTHWEST; THE STORY OF A BRANCH LINE RAILROAD

Hofsommer, Donovan L.

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ISBN 10: 0871080869 / ISBN 13: 9780871080868
Verlag: Pruett Publishing Co., Boulder, CO, 1976
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The first in-depth study of branch line railroading in the U.S. 305 pages of text and photographs. The quality of production surpasses that of the recent reprint. Fine in near fine, bright dust jacket with two tiny tears and one tiny chip. A handsome copy. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 30328

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Titel: KATY NORTHWEST; THE STORY OF A BRANCH LINE ...

Verlag: Pruett Publishing Co., Boulder, CO

Erscheinungsdatum: 1976

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: First edition, first printing.

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"Katy Northwest will be of interest to scholars who are concerned with the economic, social, and political ramifications... of all light railroad branch lines... Will be warmly received by rail buffs and by loyal friends of the Katy." —from the Foreword by John W. Barriger, Special Assistant, Federal Railroad Administration, and former president of the Katy

"If you are coming to this book for the first time, dive in! If you're picking it up again after an absence, welcome back. The Northwest District may be gone, but it lives forever here." —Fred Finley

More than just a history of a branch line railroad, this is a premiere book, with not only facts and figures, but also excellent historical writing. It details Katy Northwest's birth, maturation, and decline as well as the devastating effect of its death on the communities it served.

About the Author:

Donovan L. Hofsommer, President of the prestigious Lexington Group, was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of Northern Iowa, and his Ph. D. from Oklahoma State University. He currently teaches history at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.

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