New PDF release: Columbia River Gorge Railroads (Images of Modern America)

By D.C. Jesse Burkhardt

ISBN-10: 1467134821

ISBN-13: 9781467134828

ISBN-10: 153169750X

ISBN-13: 9781531697501

The Columbia River Gorge is a land of scenic ask yourself, respected by means of travelers for its attractiveness and by way of recreationalists for its fishing, windsurfing, mountain climbing, and rafting. The zone can be an incredible transportation hall, domestic to 2 very important east-west railroad routes: Burlington Northern Santa Fe at the Washington part of the Columbia River and Union Pacific at the Oregon facet. each day, dozens of freight trains�as good as Amtrak passenger trains�snake alongside on contrary banks of the extensive river, and rail operations became a vital part of the pulse of the gorge. the colourful photos during this paintings have a good time the artwork and magic of the trains that circulate items and passengers via this remarkable, rugged landscape.

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