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Promotion of immigration to the Pacific Northwest by the railroads

James Blaine Hedges

Promotion of immigration to the Pacific Northwest by the railroads

by James Blaine Hedges

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from The Mississippi Historical Review, Vol. XV, No. 2, September, 1928.

Statementby James B. Hedges.
SeriesBobbs-Merrill reprint series in history -- H-99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19095761M

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See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Manufactured goods available in the Pacific Northwest in the late s were shipped from factories in the east.

“Railroads helped create a new class of consumer items. Specialty goods and luxuries, once limited to small local markets, now could be moved almost anywhere in the states, creating almost instant fads and trends.”.

Fascinating history of the Union Pacific in the northwest (Oregon and Washington) that deserves its status as a classic reference work.

Traces the line's predecessors from the days of John Ainsworth and the Oregon Steam Navigation Co. and Henry Villard, details the rivalries between the NP and UP as well as the cities they served, the growth of the ORR&N under E.

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torship as a promotion project of the Northern Pacific. Publications merely provided the impetus to a move­ ment which would have taken place whether or not railroad and immigration to the Pacific Northwest by the Railroads," in Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Size: 1MB.

Many of the new texts were explicitly promotional in nature, designed to stimulate immigration to or investment in the region. Other prose and poetry aimed to incorporate the region into the eastern world of arts and letters. In the process, new notions of a Pacific.

Immigration and the Railroad Introduction. The railroad played an important part in the immigration of hundreds of thousands of people to this country. At one time Baltimore was home to the nation's largest immigrant pier.

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad not only served the pier to transport the new citizens to the west, but it owned the pier as. The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was a transcontinental railroad that operated across the northern tier of the western United States, from Minnesota to the Pacific was approved by Congress in and given nearly forty million acres (62, sq mi;km 2) of land grants, which it used to raise money in Europe for sor: Burlington Northern, (later BNSF).

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Steam donkeys were introduced during the s to replace the ox and horse teams that hauled fallen logs out of the forest. PNRA's Vision: Promote world-wide access to Pacific Northwest railroad heritage. Our Mission: Provide a permanent institution for the preservation of railroad records from the greater Pacific Northwest area and make them accessible over the Internet.

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The Oregon Improvement Company was formed to operate railroads, steamboats, ferries, warehouses, wharves, locks, mines, and flumes, in effect a monopoly over Washington and Oregon. Villard’s empire soon grew beyond the Pacific Northwest.

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Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive, Burien, Washington. 3, likes talking about this 24 were here. The Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive (PNRA) was formed by a consortium of non-profit 5/5(13). Hedges, James B. “Promotion of Immigration to the Pacific Northwest by the Railroads.” The Mississippi Valley Historical Review Vol, No.2 (): Focusing primarily on Oregon’s effort to encourage settlement in Willamette country, Hedges discusses the State Board of Immigration.

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