South Lake Tahoe (Then & Now Series)

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Known for its stunning surroundings, South Lake Tahoe has changed dramatically since its industrial-logging beginnings to today's tourist destination and mountain setting of natural splendor. Matching vintage images with their modern counterparts, Peter Goin of the University of Nevada, Reno, worked with a research team and the collections of the South and North Lake Tahoe Historical Societies, Nevada Historical Society, and the University of Nevada of compile these surprising juxtapositions as the dramatic ...

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Known for its stunning surroundings, South Lake Tahoe has changed dramatically since its industrial-logging beginnings to today's tourist destination and mountain setting of natural splendor. Matching vintage images with their modern counterparts, Peter Goin of the University of Nevada, Reno, worked with a research team and the collections of the South and North Lake Tahoe Historical Societies, Nevada Historical Society, and the University of Nevada of compile these surprising juxtapositions as the dramatic landscape of this mountain community changes over time.

Comparing our present to our past is how we understand our history. Arcadia's Then & Now series makes such local comparisons available. Books in this series offer a special view of American life by placing historical images side by side with contemporary photographs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738580180
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 2/10/2010
  • Series: Then and Now Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,008,174
  • Product dimensions: 6.62 (w) x 9.26 (h) x 0.32 (d)

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Matching vintage images with their modern counterparts, Peter Goin of the University of Nevada, Reno, worked with a research team and the collections of the South and North Lake Tahoe Historical Societies, Nevada Historical Society, and the University of Nevada to compile these surprising juxtapositions as the dramatic landscape of this mountain community changes over time.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction ix

1 South Lake Tahoe 11

2 Historic Biddings, Estates, Resorts, and Roadways 21

3 Emerald Bay 35

4 Shorelines from Stateline to Homewood 47

5 Angora, Cascade, Echo, Fallen Leaf, and Floating Island 77

6 Excursions 91

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2012

    Love these books!

    Bought it for my mom who's from Lake Tahoe. It was her favorite Christmas gift.

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