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  • Butte Short Line

The Butte Short Line

$22.95

Product Description

Fascinating history of the Northern Pacific's belated efforts to build a line to Butte after it had originally bypassed the city in favor of Helena. The authors describe the decade long battle to build the railroad: the difficulty over the route, the conflicts with Union Pacific, competition from the Montana Central, the role of the Rocky Fork & Cooke City coal development, and the formation of the Northern Pacific & Montana. Also includes details about the early years of operation, and local lore about holdups, wrecks and shootings. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. 

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SKU:
N6022
Weight:
13.50 Ounces
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5