Milwaukee Road Remembered
An eminent railway historian furnishes a detailed history of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific railroad, its groundbreaking service from Indiana to the Puget Sound, its pioneering use of electricity to move heavy trains over a long distance, and other technological advances. Reprint.
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