Casa Grande, Arizona (Images of America Series)

Casa Grande, Arizona (Images of America Series)

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ISBN-13: 9780738579535
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 11/28/2011
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,262,866
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.35(d)

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Knowledgeable Casa Grande Valley Historical Society members have kept the history of the city alive through artifacts, exhibits, oral histories, and photographs. The photographs selected for this publication come from the extensive archives of the Casa Grande Valley Historical Society and through the generosity of past and current residents.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Passing Through 9

2 What Hath This Railroad Wrought? 17

3 Hard Rock and Hard Times 29

4 Add Water and Stir 39

5 Becoming a Town 61

6 Growing Pains of a Desert Community 85

7 The Historical Society 121

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Casa Grande, Arizona (Images of America Series) 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Succinct without being rushed. I like your style, but trying to fit too much information into one chapter comes across as info-dumpy and can get annoying sometimes, so be careful. Some people can pull it off. &hearts