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Author Runte, Alfred, 1947-

Title Allies of the earth : railroads and the soul of preservation / Alfred Runte.

Imprint Kirksville, Mo. : Truman State University Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  385 R875a 2006    ---  Available
Description xix, 195 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 185-188) and index.
Contents Prologue: The Earth on Display -- The Places We Rode -- The Legacy of Phoebe Snow -- What Europe is Teaching Still -- Dismemberment and Farewell -- Vows Made to Rivers -- The Debate We Never Had -- The Quick Fix -- Tunnel Vision -- Home Again, and Santa Barbara -- Gateway to Wilderness -- Designing for Nature -- Grand Canyon -- Future Imperfect -- The Time We Save -- Something Real -- Power and Obligation -- Rethinking Europe -- Epilogue: The Land Would Ask for Trains.
Subject Railroads -- United States -- History.
Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic.
ISBN 1931112525 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781931112529 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. IG# 1931112525
YDXCP 2250477
AU@ 000027408348

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