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Built upon Herring By Mallaig Oral History Project
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With the opening of the railway in 1901 the hitherto isolated hamlet of Mallaig found itself perfectly situated to exploit the rich fishing grounds of the Sound of Sleat and the Minch. Conceived... More > originally as a small local fishing station worked by local crofter-fishermen, in the twentieth century the village became one of the most important fishing ports on the West Coast of Scotland and, for a brief period in the 1970s, was the busiest herring port in Europe. This history of Mallaig uses oral history interviews carried out by the Mallaig Oral History Project and archive material from Mallaig Heritage Centre and the West Highland Museum to tell how the fishing industry became established and how the community developed.< Less
Built upon Herring By Mallaig Oral History Project
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With the opening of the railway in 1901 the hitherto isolated hamlet of Mallaig found itself perfectly situated to exploit the rich fishing grounds of the Sound of Sleat and the Minch. Conceived... More > originally as a small local fishing station worked by local crofter-fishermen, in the twentieth century the village became one of the most important fishing ports on the West Coast of Scotland and, for a brief period in the 1970s, was the busiest herring port in Europe. This history of Mallaig uses oral history interviews carried out by the Mallaig Oral History Project and archive material from Mallaig Heritage Centre and the West Highland Museum to tell how the fishing industry became established and how the community developed.< Less
Secrets of the Sherwood Courthouse By Lewis & Barbara Barton
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Minehead - Port of Call By Charles Atkins
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At the turn of the 20th century the holiday trade was developing and in 1901 a pier was built at Minehead to allow pleasure steamers to call independent of tides. In Minehead – Port of Call,... More > Minehead born local historian Charles Atkins charts the history of Minehead Pier from its initial planning to its dismantling in 1940 at the instruction of the War Office. Original postcards and photos depicting the pier and attendant pleasure steamers add a poignant pictorial record of the lives of local residents and visitors alike.< Less
Articulated Compound Locomotives of the American Locomotives Company By C.J. Mellin
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Founded in 1901 by the merger of eight manufacturers, the American Locomotive Company eventually became the second largest in the United States, behind Baldwin. ALCO built over 75,000 engines,... More > including some of the largest ever constructed, the “Big Boy” 4-8-8-4s created for the Union Pacific. Originally published in 1908, this 40-page pamphlet is illustrated with photos and diagrams. It includes text written by C.J. Mellin, the Chief Engineer of the Richmond Works and holder of a number of patents related to the articulated compound locomotive. This innovative design spread the locomotive’s weight across multiple driving wheels of a relatively small diameter. As a result, engines of this type could operate on short-radius curves, while still providing enormous traction power.< Less
Threads from the Loom of Time By Dorothy L. Thompson
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In the early 1860’s, the government of Upper Canada advertised free grant lands in the district of Muskoka and anyone could apply. Two intrepid families, the Casselmans and the Wares, took up... More > the challenge and became neighbours on the twin sister lakes, Fairy and Peninsula. In 1901, their granddaughter, Beatrice Casselman was born with the gift of second sight in the burgeoning pioneer town of Huntsville. She was an eager receptacle for both her paternal and maternal grandfather’s family histories, taking us back to the 1700’s in Germany and the 1800’s in England and Ireland. Beatrice spent a lifetime collecting the stories of the early settlers. Now her daughter has taken the family histories and her mother’s memories of her remarkable life and woven it into a compelling epic celebrating the courage and determination of the people who built the new world.< Less
Boulder Genealogical Society Quarterly 1974 Edition By Boulder Genealogical Society
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Vol 6, No 1, Feb 1974; Origins of Eldora; Minutes of an Illinois Church of 1818; 1st Iron Foundry in America; 1860 Census of Gold Hill; Early Members Congregational Church; Vol 6, No 2, May 1974;... More > Origins of Ward; Stroll on Front Street; General Grant Visits Boulder; Boulder County Deaths and Burials; Captain John Gallup; Mortality Schedule 1870 & 1880; Tracey Family Bible; Colorado Telephone Company, January 1895; Boulder County Townships of 1872; Vol 6, No 3, Aug 1974; Origins of Erie; 1st Court House Torn Down; 1st Autos Built in Boulder; Rules Boulder PD 1901; 1860 Census Altoona City & Boulder Creek Settlement; Farmers in Boulder 1892; Vol 6, No 4, Nov 1974; Bible Record Cochran Family; Where Union Soldiers are Buried; Capt David H. Nichols and Colorado’s First Schoolhouse; Catholic Baptisms at Boulder; Bible Record Thomas A. Akins; Baptisms-Marriages Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church; Reminiscences of a Pioneer< Less