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2 edition of Railroad post office history. found in the catalog.

Railroad post office history.

Leo A. McKee

Railroad post office history.

by Leo A. McKee

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Published by Mobile Post Office Society in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Railway mail service -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited and compiled by Leo A. McKee and Alfred L. Lewis.
      ContributionsLewis, Alfred L., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6475 .M33
      The Physical Object
      Pagination218 p.
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5339508M
      LC Control Number72193145

      Although Murray in this book concentrates on the company's post period, when the Southern was re-organized by New York financier to become the 20th century RR giant that it was, an initial chapter as well as strategically placed material throughout the book, gives the reader a good picture of the Southern's major role in /5(12). The Town of Brunson was chartered in ; however, on Novem , a post office was established in this community. Deeds on record in Hampton County Court House refer to a plat of the town made by R.J. Manker in June

      - King David Kalakaua of Hawaii visits Spreckels (October 18th); Southern Pacific buys Santa Cruz Railroad and begins laying standard gauge track. - Loma Prieta saw mill built in Aptos Canyon including post office, express office, stores, cabins and a hotel. The town grows to residents and the mill is expanded to produce , Hot Doc: “The Underground Railroad Leaves its Tracks in History” | Zach's News says: Febru at pm In honor of Black History Month, GPO’s Book Talk blog explores how “The Underground Railroad Leaves its Tracks in History” with three National Park Service publications about the Underground Railroad: https://govbooktalk.

      Building the transcontinental railroad during the s was a massive engineering feat and one of the great achievements of the 19th century. The U.S. Postal Service® marks the th anniversary of the completion of the railroad in with three distinct stamps in a pane of 18 stamps commemorating the milestone. Sheet of 18 $ Railroad History ‐ Specific to Pennsylvania denotes that the book is available from the Pennsylvania State Library, Harrisburg PA. Primary Resources Company History – Annual Reports Dredge, James. The Pennsylvania Railroad: Its Organization, Construction and File Size: KB.


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