Profiting from the Plains: The Great Northern Railway and Corporate Development of the American West

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University of Washington Press, Oct 15, 2011 - History - 240 pages
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In this examination of the westward expansion of the Great Northern Railway, Strom explores James J. Hill's persistent attempts to boost the Great Northern's agricultural production along its rail routes from St. Paul to Seattle.

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Claire Strom is assistant professor of history, North Dakota State University, Fargo.

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