The Resource Railroading around Hazard and Perry County, Martha Hall Quigley, (ebook)

Railroading around Hazard and Perry County, Martha Hall Quigley, (ebook)

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Railroading around Hazard and Perry County
Title
Railroading around Hazard and Perry County
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Martha Hall Quigley
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Language
eng
Summary
Besides the 1795 settling of what later became Hazard, Kentucky, and the establishment of Perry County in 1821, no other event has had the historical significance of the coming of the railroad. Until the track-laying train came through the tunnel north of town and stopped briefly for a celebration, Hazard was landlocked, and the townspeople had never heard the earthshaking sound of the train whistle. Before the railroad, the river was their road. The only few household conveniences known to these isolated people were laboriously brought up the river on push boats. Many materials used to build the railroad were also transported on flatboats. As a bridge and tunnel were built, and a passage was made for the engine that carried the railroad ties, John G. Kinner documented the change with his camera. Images of Rail: Railroading Around Hazard and Perry County features John G. Kinner's vivid and historic photographs and others from the Bobby Davis Museum collection
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Midwest
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Quigley, Martha Hall
Dewey number
976.901
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Kinner, John G.
  • hoopla digital
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  • Railroads
  • Hazard (Ky.)
  • Perry County (Ky.)
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adult
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Railroading around Hazard and Perry County, Martha Hall Quigley, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781439633489
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11453823
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remote
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11453823
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MWT11453823
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Railroading around Hazard and Perry County, Martha Hall Quigley, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781439633489
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11453823
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11453823
System control number
MWT11453823
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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