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5 edition of Railroads of northern Colorado found in the catalog.

Railroads of northern Colorado

Kenneth Christian Jessen

Railroads of northern Colorado

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Published by Pruett Pub. Co. in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Colorado -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKenneth Jessen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2771.C6 J47 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p. :
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3481072M
      ISBN 100871085992
      LC Control Number82000395
      OCLC/WorldCa8168754

      Colorado Central: Oct. By-pass Jersey Junction: 11 pg Niwot: Colorado Central: Town platted, railroad already in place. 7 pg Fort Collins: Colorado Jct. (Hazard, WY) Colorado Central: Sept Hazard is 6 miles west of Cheyenne, WY. 8 pg 11 pg Loveland: Fort Collins: Colorado Central: 8 pg Berthoud.


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out of 5 stars The best book on Colorado railroads. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. Concise, well written. I cannot imagine how long it took Mr. Jessen to research. Everything included a great historical document.

Read more. One person found this helpful/5(3). rows  Book Cliff Railroad: N/A Burlington and Colorado Railroad: CB&Q:. Railroads of Colorado also includes ideas for exploring Colorado's railways; both the ghos Through informative text, sharp color photography, and historical black-and-white images, Railroads of Colorado invites you on a journey from the railroad's humble and hard-won beginnings to /5.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Railroads of Northern Colorado by Kenneth Christian Jessen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Railroads: A Brief History of the Railroad in Northern Colorado On Septemthe first railroad to enter this state to serve just Colorado Territory was the Denver Pacific.

It covered the hundred miles between Cheyenne and Denver, routed through the railroad town of Evans. THE best book on railroading in this area I could want.

Railroads of northern Colorado book The author is very good and the topic coverage well researched. Lots of photos and hand drawn maps. I like the way Jessen starts with the first railroads and devotes a chapter to subsequent railroads in the order they came along/5. Railroads played a significant role in the overall development of Colorado.

The document was created as a result of a Colorado State Historical Fund grant awarded to Colorado State Parks for the purpose of preparing a historic context that would assist in evaluation and planning efforts related to railroad abandonments and potential rails-to-trails conversions.

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Railroads of Northern Colorado. Bouldner, Colorado: Pruett Pub Co, First edition. Hardcover. x cm. Quarto. pages. Red boards in dust jacket. Stated first edition with full number line.

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Jessen is in his third year teaching adult education at Colorado State University (OSHER program) and has lectured in Northern Colorado. More in Loveland-Area History This week in. COLORADO MODEL RAILROAD MUSEUM 10th Street Greeley, CO I am very excited to present you with the October edition of the Seniors Blue Book for Northern Colorado.

The guide you hold in your hand is a complete book of resources designed for. This railroad also rose from the ashes of a roundhouse fire in Feb Most would have closed for good. Not this one thank God. They still have 21 employees that are still with the railroad since then too.

and since our average employee in our office has been with us for 30yrs this says a lot about them in my book.

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- A great book for information on this line and other lines in Northern Colorado is "Railroads of Northern Colorado", authored by Kenneth Jessen, now out of print. I think it was published in I take a personal interest in this line for a number of reasons, and it is indeed a shame the rails are gone, but it's also economic reality.

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