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Author Rhodes, Joel P., 1967-

Title A Missouri railroad pioneer [electronic resource] : the life of Louis Houck / Joel P. Rhodes.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 298 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-291) and index.
Summary "Examines the life of a self-taught Cape Girardeau railroader whose network of more than five hundred miles of track transformed southeastern Missouri in the late nineteenth century. Louis Houck also helped establish the college now known as Southeast Missouri State University and wrote a noted history of Missouri"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Houck, Louis, 1840-1925.
Southeast Missouri State University -- History.
Pioneers -- Missouri -- Biography.
German Americans -- Missouri -- Biography.
Businessmen -- Missouri -- Biography.
Railroads -- Missouri -- History.
Historians -- Missouri -- Biography.
Cape Girardeau (Mo.) -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780826217981 (alk. paper)

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