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State Aid To Railways In Missouri

Pub Date : 2016-05-07 | Author : John Wilson Million | Publisher : Palala Press

ISBN 10 : 1355907985
ISBN 13 : 9781355907985

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original a..

The Story Of The Western Railroads

Pub Date : 1926 | Author : Robert Edgar Riegel | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803251599
ISBN 13 : 9780803251595

On December 23, 1852, the first train on the first railroad west of the Mississippi River steamed proudly from St. Louis to Cheltenham?the immense distance of five miles. In that m..

A Missouri Railroad Pioneer

Pub Date : 2017-08-15 | Author : Joel P. Rhodes | Publisher : University of Missouri Press

ISBN 10 : 0826266428
ISBN 13 : 9780826266422

Lawyer and journalist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Louis Houck is often called the “Father of Southeast Missouri” because he brought the railroad to the region and opened ..

Paths Of Resistance

Pub Date : 1986-01-23 | Author : David R. Thelen | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0195365119
ISBN 13 : 9780195365115

The years between 1865 and 1920 were eventful ones for the sake of Missouri. It was not only the time of Jesse James, Scott Joplin, and Mark Twain, of progressive governors Joseph ..

A History Of Missouri 1860 To 1875

Pub Date : 2001-09-01 | Author : William Earl Parrish | Publisher : University of Missouri Press

ISBN 10 : 0826213766
ISBN 13 : 9780826213761

A History of Missouri: Volume III, 1860 to 1875, now available in paperback with a new, up-to-date bibliography, follows the course of the state's history through the turbulent yea..

St Charles Missouri

Pub Date : 2017-06-12 | Author : James W. Erwin | Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781439661284
ISBN 13 : 1439661286

Louis Blanchette came to Les Petites Ctes (the Little Hills) in 1769. The little village, later dubbed San Carlos del Misury by the Spanish and St. Charles by the Americans, played..