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Summer 1983

Summer 1983

Vol. 33, No. 3

Created: Tuesday, June 21, 1983

Vol. 33, No. 3

“Not Without Labor and Expense” The Villard–Northern Pacific Last Spike Excursion, 1883
by Edward W. Nolan

The Great Railroad Celebration A Narrative by Francis Jackson Garrison
by Katharine Villard Seckinger, ed.

A Portfolio of F. Jay Haynes Railroad Photographsby Edward W. Nolan and John C. Smart

I Worked for the Railroad Oral Histories of Montana Railroaders, 1910–1950
by Laurie Mercier

Paris Gibson, James J. Hill & the “New Minneapolis” The Great Falls Water Power and Townsite Company, 1882–1908
by W. Thomas White

Montana Episodes Building the Northern Pacific in 1881
by Walter A. Cameron

Categories: Publication, Magazines



Samuels, Frederic Remington, reviewed by Richard W. Etulain | Wilson, The Denver and Rio Grande Project, 1870–1901, reviewed by Ross R. Cotroneo | Johnson, When You and I Were Young Whitefish, reviewed by Rex C. Myers | Milner, With Good Intentions, reviewed by Martha Royce Blaine | Carlson, Texas Woollybacks, reviewed by Donald E. Worcester | Dunlay, Wolves for the Blue Soldiers, reviewed by Clifford E. Trafzer | McGregor, Counting Sheep, reviewed by George A. Frykman | Breen, The Canadian Prairie West and the Ranching Frontier, reviewed by Paul Voisey | Chrisman, The 1,001 Most-Asked Questions About the American West, reviewed by David H. Stratton | Goetzmann, Texas Images and Visions, reviewed by Ben Proctor | Young, Back Trail of an Old Cowboy, reviewed by Robert R. Swartout, Jr.

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Mt. Index in the Cascades, n.d., by John Fery