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  • By Nancy
    Aug 24, 2010
    Very interesting material. A lot of work went into finding the details of 60 plus railroads throughout the United States and Canada. A great gift and MUST have book for any railroad buff.
  • By Marcel Poupard
    Aug 22, 2010
    This history includes articles on the building of railroads, lists of lost and unclaimed baggage, accidents along the rails, and other pieces regarding this aspect of Monroe County’s past. It is a very detailed public account of what was happening in the area concerning railroads. He includes a list of topics covered in some of the early newspapers as well. The amount of time and effort Mr. Poupard put into this work will be valued by anyone interested in railroad history. Christine Kull Archivist Monroe County Historical Museum Marcel Poupard has the heart of a historian. He has spent many hours investigating and learning the history of the Newton Steel Company. While spending time researching he found that there were other interesting topics that attracted his attention and the result is this specific book on railroad history in Monroe and Lenawee County. Did you know that in March of 1940 new lower train fares were announced at 2 cents per mile for one-way coach fares? This is a... More > little glimpse into the life of another age. Interesting isn’t it? During the process of research and typing Marcel has become and authority on the history of Monroe County. He is meticulous in his work and it is well done, this work will delight both history buffs and railroad enthusiasts. Recommended for public and academic libraries. Margo Parmenter Zieske Wanna Talk Books? Reference Librarian / Government Documents / Genealogy Monroe County Library System Ellis Reference and Information Center 3700 South Custer Road Monroe, Michigan 48161-9716 734-241-5277 800-462-2050< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9780578035246
Publisher
Marcel E. Poupard
Published
November 24, 2009
Language
English
Pages
429
Binding
Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink
Black & white
Weight
2.73 lbs.
Dimensions (inches)
8.5 wide x 11 tall
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