5th ed. - Lanham, Md. : Roberts Rinehart Publishers : Distributed by National Book Network, c2011.
Book — xiii, 161 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 28 cm.
Nature's forgotten allies
The Northern Pacific Railway : Yellowstone Park Line
The great railroad fair
Porfolio of discover : see America first
Falling short : the Yosemite Valley Railroad
Return to Grand Canyon
Epilogue: the future of discovery.
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. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Raleigh : Thos. J. Lemay, printer to the state, 1850.
Book — 1 online resource (10 pages).
1850 Memorial by a number of citizens from Craven, Jones, Lenoir, Greene, and other counties, submitted to the General Assembly. The citizens requested an extension of the Central Rail Road to Newbern, North Carolina, and cited economic and marketing reasons for the needed addition.