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Trains of Discovery Railroads and the Legacy of Our National Parks

By: Alfred Runte(Author)
176 pages, 51 b/w photos, 99 colour illustrations
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  • Trains of Discovery ISBN: 9781570984426 Edition: 5 Paperback Sep 2011 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 months
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A thoroughly revised and expanded successor to Alfred Runte's Trains of Discovery: Western Railroads and the National Parks, the new edition now includes protected landscapes and historical sites east of the Mississippi made possible or influenced by railroads: the Hudson River Valley; Delaware Water Gap; Harpers Ferry; Indiana Dunes; Gettysburg; Steamtown; and Shenandoah, Great Smoky Mountains, and Acadia National Parks. Illustrated with paintings, posters, photographs, and artifacts from major libraries and public archives, as well as America's railroads and the author's private collection, this book is a sight to behold as well as a wonderful, nostalgic armchair read.

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Alfred Runte received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and is the author of Yosemite: Embattled Wilderness, National Parks: The American Experience, and Allies of the Earth: Railroads and the Soul of Preservation. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

By: Alfred Runte(Author)
176 pages, 51 b/w photos, 99 colour illustrations
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