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Inland Empire electric line : Spokane to Coeur d'Alene and the Palouse
"In its heyday the electrified Spokane & Inland Empire Railroad carried huge numbers of passengers between Spokane, Washington and the Idaho towns of Coeur d'Alene and Moscow as well as to Colfax, Washington. ... This book describes in detail the history of the S & IE rail system from its amalgamation of a group of companies in the early 1900s to almost comp[l]ete abandonment by Burlington Northern 70 years later"--Dust jacket.
General Note:
"Inland Empire System"--Dust jacket.
Introduction -- Company growth and finances -- Construction -- Electric power systems -- Buildings, bridges and roadway -- Rolling stock -- Train services -- Competition and collaboration -- Traffic -- Collisions -- System-wide tour -- Abandonment -- Inventory of Spokane and Inland Empire Railroad Company operating property, made in 1919 -- Location and type of bridge on the railroad system -- Summary of side tracks and connections -- Hayden Lake Improvement Company -- Liberty Lake Improvement Company -- Railway Land Improvement Company.
Physical Description:
xiv, 232 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Added Corporate Author:
Museum of North Idaho,
Publication Date:
Publication Information:
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (P.O. Box 812, Coeur d'alene, ID 83816-0812) : Museum of North Idaho, c2009.
Call Number:
388.46 CARTER
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