Railroads Of Omaha And Council Bluffs

Author: William Kratville
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738520421
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The creation of the "streamlined" passenger train, the transition from steam to diesel power, the golden years of Omaha's Union Station, and the revolution of railroad freight service through mergers and government deregulation are just ...

Upstream Metropolis

Author: Lawrence Harold Larsen
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 080320602X
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An Urban Biography of Omaha and Council Bluffs Lawrence Harold Larsen. ing
of the ... Leighton, Five Cities called the railroads Omaha's “glory.” Larsen, The
Urban West contains information on the extent of Omaha's railroad net in 1880.

Iowa Railroads

Author: H. Roger Grant
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
ISBN: 1609380134
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THE WABASH REACHES OMAHA Omaha loomed large as an objective for the
Wabash since it was an important ... But it was not until the Council Bluffs & St.
Louis Railway was incorporated, September 1, 1878, that the way was made
clear ...

Prospects Of Greatness

Author: Lawrence H. Larsen
Publisher: Truman State University Press
ISBN: 1612481825
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In far western Iowa on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River, the city of Council
Bluffs had left the Council Bluffs subregion. ... eastern half of the Union Pacific
Railroad–Central Pacific Railroad transcontinental railroad westward from
Omaha.

Union Pacific Railroad

Author: Brian Solomon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781610605595
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From today's perspective, either Omaha Council Bluffs may seem like odd places
to begin a transcontinental line, especially considering that they are nearly
halfway across the country and were not yet served by a railway line. In fact, the ...

The Pacific Tourist

Author: H.T. Williams
Publisher: Рипол Классик
ISBN: 5878832755
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From Chic-nym—three roads run across Iowa direct to Council Bluffs. ... more
largely hereafter into prominence as a railroad town. though the commercial
importance of Omaha, and its trade with the far West, will doubtless be [or a long
time to ...

Council Bluffs

Author: Dr. Richard Warner
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439647984
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Omaha City when Nebraska Territory was first opened to American settlement in
1854. It was the ... The next year, in a sign of times to come, a Council Bluffs
railroad convention was held to organize the Council Bluffs & St. Joseph Railroad
.

The Gate City

Author: Lawrence Harold Larsen
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 9780803279674
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An important aspect of Chicago's drive had involved, in addition to a Pacific
Railroad out of Omaha, the building of railroads across Iowa to Council Bluffs.
Held up by the Civil War at obscure railheads, the three main routes had
resumed ...