updated, nostaligic history reminds us of the significant role that the
railroads have played in the establishment of our national parks, helping
to turn the dreams of America's environmental visionaries into reality.
with period photographs, commissioned paintings, and advertising art,
this new edition now includes general information (train descriptions,
numbers, names and addresses of cooperating park associations) for Glacier,
Grand Canyon, and Denali
National Parks, all which are still accessible by rail, as well as
the National Parks Program of the American Orient Express.
environmental hisotrian and public lecturer on the national parks, Alfred
Runte lives in Seattle, Washington, where he writes and consults full
time on environmental and transportation issues. Among his other works
are The National
Parks: The American Experience and Yosemite:
The Embattled Wilderness.
Discovery is published by Roberts Rinehart (ISBN 1570982317)for $19.95
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