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Recollections of James Franklin Cumbey: Portrait of a Railway Conductor By Julie Ward
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A biography of James Franklin Cumbey, native Virginian who moved to Arkansas, Missouri, and finally settled in Minnesota to begin a career with the Great Northern Railroad. This portrait of his life... More > was written by his son, Robert Earl Cumbey, now deceased, for Robert's great-niece Julie Ward as a genealogy project. Julie transcribed the handwritten pages and included a genealogy report on the Cumbey family in the afterward for family researchers. This is a priceless tale of the rigors of a traveling railroad father and his family, the hardships of the 1920's and 30's and the landscape of Minnesota.< Less
Recollections of James Franklin Cumbey: Portrait of a Railway Conductor By Julie Ward
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A biography of James Franklin Cumbey, native Virginian who moved to Arkansas, Missouri, and finally settled in Minnesota to begin a career with the Great Northern Railroad. This portrait of his life... More > was written by his son, Robert Earl Cumbey, now deceased, for Robert's great-niece Julie Ward as a genealogy project. Julie transcribed the handwritten pages and included a genealogy report on the Cumbey family in the afterward for family researchers. This is a priceless tale of the rigors of a traveling railroad father and his family, the hardships of the 1920's and 30's and the landscape of Minnesota.< Less
Great Basin National Heritage Route: An Overview By Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership
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The newly designated Great Basin National Heritage Route follows scenic Highway 50 through Millard County, Utah and White Pine County, Nevada. Here you'll find many hidden treasures and unique... More > heritage tourism opportunities including the Great Basin National Park, the Nevada Northern Railway, the Topaz Japanese Internment Camp, the Fillmore Territorial Statehouse Museum, numerous wildlife and wetland areas, and undiscovered peace and quiet. Download this overview (27MB - 32 page .pdf file) or log on to www.greatbasinheritage.org.< Less
Great Basin National Heritage Route: An Overview By Great Basin Heritage Area Partnership
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The newly designated Great Basin National Heritage Route follows scenic Highway 50 through Millard County, Utah and White Pine County, Nevada. Here you'll find many hidden treasures and unique... More > heritage tourism opportunities including the Great Basin National Park, the Nevada Northern Railway, the Topaz Japanese Internment Camp, the Fillmore Territorial Statehouse Museum, numerous wildlife and wetland areas, and undiscovered peace and quiet. Download this overview (27MB - 32 page .pdf file) or log on to www.greatbasinheritage.org.< Less
The Leopold Redpath Fraud Case By Roger Beale
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In 1857 Leopold Redpath, formerly Registrar of the Great Northern Railway Company, was sentenced in the Central Criminal Court to transportation for life. He had been convicted of fraud against his... More > employers and their shareholders on a truly amazing scale. Over a period of about eight years he obtained nearly a quarter of a million pounds (about £20M in today's money) while employed at a maximum salary of only £250 a year. How was he able to get away with it for so long?< Less
The Leopold Redpath Fraud Case By Roger Beale
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In 1857 Leopold Redpath, formerly Registrar of the Great Northern Railway Company, was sentenced in the Central Criminal Court to transportation for life. He had been convicted of fraud against his... More > employers and their shareholders on a truly amazing scale. Over a period of about eight years he obtained nearly a quarter of a million pounds (about £20M in today's money) while employed at a maximum salary of only £250 a year. How was he able to get away with it for so long?< Less
The Long Awakening By Russell B. Crites
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A Montana tale in the late 1920's. Prohibition is in full swing, but drinking and pool halls were a way of life. Ray Frost, a homesteader in this barren windswept land is struggling with the problems... More > of his lonely life. Glimpse life in Northern Montana, the Hi-Line with Ray, and Geraldine, his mail order bride. It's a journey with barn dances, rodeos, blizzards, pool halls, Indians, pow wows, along with desperation, tragedy and insight.< Less
The Long Awakening By Russell B. Crites
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A Montana tale in the late 1920's. Prohibition is in full swing, but drinking and pool halls were a way of life. Ray Frost, a homesteader in this barren windswept land is struggling with the problems... More > of his lonely life. Glimpse life in Northern Montana, the Hi-Line with Ray, and Geraldine, his mail order bride. It's a journey with barn dances, rodeos, blizzards, pool halls, Indians, pow wows, along with desperation, tragedy and insight.< Less
Glacier From the Inside Out By John Hagen
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Glacier From the Inside Out is a collection of stories first published in The Inside Trail, the journal of the Glacier Park Foundation. Its members are all friends of Glacier National Park, in... More > Montana’s Rocky Mountains. These are first-person accounts covering a century of park history as told by those who know glorious Glacier best, the insiders. They tell of coming-of-age experiences in a mountain paradise, of characters past and present, and of lessons learned to last a lifetime. For decades young people have eagerly sought summer jobs in Glacier, where they can explore new heights, be paid to serve the multitude of visitors and, in so doing, gain priceless experience. Some of these employees left after just one season, but many returned to work for successive summers. Even after decades, none forgot the spectacular location or the special people they encountered, often describing it as “the best job I ever had.”< Less
Wakonda By Brennan Alan
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Travel with four unlikely partners on the Great Northern Railway in the early twentieth century, as they attempt to execute a devious plan to bring down America—the newest and rapidly advancing... More > superpower of the world. They end up playing a vital role in the most devastating, yet unknown tragedy in American history. The events of that cold March day in 1910, mortifies the young nation to the point of erasing them from history. Find out the deadly secrets of Windy Point and a small rail town once named Wellington.< Less