Early Oregon Days

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Caxton Press, 1987 - 185 pages
Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press
How did people travel in the good old days? Ed Culp traces the history of transportation in the West, particularly into Oregon. Old photos, maps, drawings, advertisements and transportation schedules illustrate how improvements were made, with emphasis on the development of the railroad.
 

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OREGON TIMETABLES
1
SOUTHERN PACIFIC LINES
45
THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD
99
THE OREGON RAILWAY NAVIGATION COMPANY and THE UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY
125
THE GREAT NORTHERN RAILWAY
150
THE OREGON ELECTRIC RAILWAY
169
PORTLANDS INTERURBAN AND STREETCAR SERVICE
181
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Edwin D. Culp was born in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from University of Oregon with a major in Business-Journalism. His life work was in public relations for one of the largest rail carriers and he attended various Chambers of Commerce, Rotary, Kiwanis, and Lions clubs. He and his wife, Florence made their home in Salem, Oregon.

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