2 edition of Railroads in Oklahoma found in the catalog.
Railroads in Oklahoma
by Oklahoma Historical Society
Written in English
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In upper right corner: Exhibit In upper left corner: Tenth annual report of the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. List of Oklahoma Railroads; Railroad Name Start Date End Date; Ada Terminal Railway: Altus, Wichita Falls and Hollis Railway: Arkansas Valley and Western Railway: Western Oklahoma Railroad: Wichita Falls and Northwestern Railway: Sign Up for Our Newsletter for Alerts on Hot and Rare.
Several editions of the map, all scarce, were published in the late s and s at the behest of the Corporation Commission of Oklahoma that chart the growth of the state railroad system during that time. We locate four copies of the present work, at the Oklahoma Historical Society, Kentucky, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the Newberry. Results for Railroads in Oklahoma City, OK. Get free custom quotes, customer reviews, prices, contact details, opening hours from Oklahoma City, OK based businesses with Railroads keyword.
The Beginning The Central Oklahoma Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) was founded in by Central Oklahoma Railfan Club a group of railroad enthusiasts who had interests in modeling, photography, historic preservation, and riding trains. The Chapter discussed building a museum to be an outlet for sharing their hobby with the public. Oklahoma's rail program began in with the appropriation of $12 million for acquisition and rehabilitation of railroads. Another $10 million was added to this by the Legislature. In November , the state bought a mile segment of railroad track between Elk City and Hydro for $ million.
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Book discussing the history of the railroads in Oklahoma, including stories of individual railroads and their effect on the Indian population in the state. Index begins on page Relationship to this item: (Is Format Of) Railroads in Oklahoma, ark://metadc Book discussing the history of the railroads in Oklahoma, including stories of individual railroads and their effect on the Indian population in the state.
Index begins. A Late Start. Railroads came late to the part of the country now known as the State of Oklahoma. Even before the first rails were laid, the American Civil War had ended, the Transcontinental Railroad had been completed, and the surrounding states (Texas, Arkansas.
Oklahoma railroads date back to (36 years before Oklahoma officially became a state) when the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad, long known in late years as The Katy, entered Indian Territory (as it was then known) heading south to connect to New railroad dated back to the Union Pacific Railway ofintended to connect Junction City, Kansas with New Orleans.
In the later regional development of Oklahoma, both in railroads and in oil, foreign capital continued to play an important Railroads in Oklahoma book.
The great boom in railroad building only started circa when regional companies, generally sponsored by the existing mainline companies, started new construction. Between and Oklahoma was covered with a.
Railroads in Oklahoma Paperback – January 1, by Donovan L. Hofsommer (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback, January 1, Cited by: 1.
OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm. Contents: The railroads in Oklahoma / Donovan L. Hofsommer --Little houses on wheels: Indian response to the railroad / H. Craig Miner --The rail line that opened the unassigned lands / Stan Hoig --The Fort Smith & Western Railroad: / Charles E.
Winters --The MO&G-KO&G to / John L. Fike --Dark. MAP OF TEXAS & OKLAHOMA, [SHOWS PRINCIPAL TOWNS, RAILROADS, LANDFORMS, ETC] by New Encyclopedic Atlas & Gazetteeer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “Railroads shaped Oklahoma’s economic development from the s to the s.
They determined the location of towns, allowed for greater mobility, and they moved crops, livestock and Author: Max Nichols Oklahoma Historical Society. What you need is the "Railroads of Oklahoma" published by the State of Oklahoma Department of Transportation in January of The copy I have was revised in April of It also incorporated Bulletin No.
60 of the RLHS by Preston George & Sylvan Wood which covered Oklahoma railroading up to. Des Moines: Kenyon Company, Inc, About very good. Large folding map, color printed, 27 x inches. Original printed wrappers. Minor wear to wraps. Oklahoma Rail Programs. Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” --Will Rogers.
For more information about rail in Oklahoma, please click here or select from the categories or select from the categories below. Short Lines And Regionals. South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad: The SK&O is owned by the Watco Companies (which owns a large number of small railroads), and operates more than miles of track (originally Missouri Pacific) north of Tulsa through southeastern Kansas, and into Liberal, visit Watco's website regarding careers with the company.
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austin, todd & ladd railroad cimarron valley File Size: 5MB. Old Historical Atlas Maps of Oklahoma. This Historical Oklahoma Map Collection are from original copies. Most historical maps of Oklahoma were published in atlases and spans over years of growth for the state.
Some Oklahoma maps years have cities, railroads, P.O. locations, township outlines, and other features useful to the Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Railway Company (ORy) operated interurban lines to El Reno, Guthrie, and Norman, and several streetcar lines in Oklahoma City, and the surrounding area from to Freight traffic was also handled on the interurban lines as well as a few of the streetcar lines.
The railway had a connection with the Fort Smith and Western Railroad at Guthrie and the two companies Track gauge: 4 ft 8 ¹⁄₂ in (1, mm) standard gauge.
Oklahoma Historical Society Research Center Guide to Manuscript Collections | Railroads Oklahoma Historical Society Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK | | 1. Andrus, Roberta. Includes 22 postcards and tickets for the Chicago, Kansas and Nebraska Railroad, – Barde, Frederick S.
Please Note: Unless otherwise noted, presented media is restricted for viewing and printing only. Click on the images below to open the associated pdfs. Oklahoma Code - Title — Railroads. OKLAHOMA STATUTES. TITLE RAILROADS _____ § Articles and certificate. Any number of persons, not less than five, may form a corporation for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating a railroad for the transportation of freight and passengers, and for the purpose of maintaining and operating any railroad already constructed for.
Oklahoma photographer Preston George stands on the Santa Fe right-of-way in Edmond holding his Graflex camera in the early s.
The photographs George took of a number of different railroad lines that passed through Oklahoma are featured in the new book “Smoke Over Oklahoma: The Railroad Photographs of Preston George" and the companion exhibition at the Oklahoma History Center.AbeBooks - million books from independent booksellers, including thousands of railroad titles.
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