Laramie Railroads, Wyoming (Images of Rail Series)

Laramie Railroads, Wyoming (Images of Rail Series)

by Lawrence Ostresh, Jerry Hansen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467130837
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 04/28/2014
Series: Images of Rail Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,295,997
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


With the help of local historians from the Laramie Historic Railroad Depot Organization and the Laramie Plains Museum, as well as local photographers and photo archivists, authors Lawrence Ostresh and Jerry Hansen tell the story of Laramie and Albany County railroads and trains.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 1868: Transcontinental Railroad and the Beginning of Laramie City 9

2 1870-1900: Laramie Industries in the Early Years 31

3 1901-1930: Origins of the Smaller Railways in Albany County 53

4 1930-1960: How the Loss of Steam Locomotives Changed Laramie 75

5 1960-Today: Keeping Laramie's Railroading Legacy Alive 101

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