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Montana Rails - Mountains to Prairies

This 96-page full-color 6” x 9” soft cover book contains
over 200 color photographs, capturing images of trains
from all corners of the State of Montana.


For nearly 150-years railroads have been transforming the Montana
landscape from the Continental Divide peaks to wind swept prairies.
Steel rails arrived May 9, 1880 when the narrow-gauge Utah & Northern
reached Monida Pass south of Butte. At the zenith of rail line
construction during the 1890s and early 20th Century,
all major transcontinental railroads crisscrossed Montana;
the Union Pacific, Northern Pacific, Chicago, Burlington & Quincy,
Great Northern, Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul [Milwaukee Road]
and the Soo Line.

Through the years, many original railroads evolved into
the Burlington Northern Railroad,Burlington Northern Santa Fe [BNSF]
and Montana Rail Link with unique shortlines along the way.
Though routes and operations have changed, the scenery
of the Big Sky State remain the same.

Take a journey across Montana rails, from the mountains to the prairies.

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$22.97 + shipping

      Montana Rails - Mountains to Prairies

  • Publisher : Arcadia Publishing [May 16, 2021]

  • Language : English

  • Paperback - Perfect Bound : 96 pages

  • ISBN-10 : 1467105163

  • ISBN-13 : 978-1467105163

  • Autographed by author

  • Dimensions : 6.5 x 0.31 x 9.25 inches

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