The early history of transportation in Oregon by Henry Villard

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Published by Arno Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Transportation -- Oregon -- History.

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Book details

StatementHenry Villard.
SeriesThe Railroads
ContributionsVillard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949.
LC ClassificationsHE213.O7 V5 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 99 p. ;
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4093119M
ISBN 100405138202
LC Control Number80001348

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The Early History of Transportation in Oregon [Henry Villard, Oswald Garrison Villard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the summer ofHenry Villard celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of his arrival in Oregon by revisiting the Willamette Valley and the sites of his numerous transportation projects.

During that visit. The Early History of Transportation in Oregon (The Railroads) by Henry Villard (Author)Cited by: 4. A record of Henry Villard's involvement in and observations of the transportation industry in Oregon before First published as a series in the.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Villard, Henry, Early history of transportation in Oregon. Eugene, Or., University of. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Edited by O.G. Villard. Reprint of the ed. published by University of Oregon, Eugene.

Book; Date Available: T+; Date Issued: ; Series: University of Oregon monographs. Studies in history; Subject: Transportation -- Oregon -- History; Table of Contents: I.

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