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Logging railroads of the White Mountains

by C. Francis Belcher

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Published by Appalachian Mountain Club in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)
    • Subjects:
    • Logging railroads -- White Mountains (N.H. and Me.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C. Francis Belcher ; foreword by Sherman Adams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF23.1 .B44 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3032801M
      ISBN 100910146322
      LC Control Number82121032

        Book Summary: The title of this book is Logging Railroads of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains and it was written by Thomas T. Fetters, Philip H. Schnell (Editor). This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date .   of the softcover book "Logging Railroads of the White Mountains" by C. Francis Belcher (, The Appalachian Mountain Club) is a good read and used copies are to be found at reasonable prices. The rampant clearcut logging, slash and horrendous forest fires lead to the formation of what is now the White Mountain National Forest. Stay safe.

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      A tourist railroad, the White Mountain Scenic Railroad, operated steam powered passenger excursions over the Southwest Forest Industries-owned line from McNary to the logging camp of Maverick, AZ, beginning in As track conditions deteriorated, the excursions were cut back in later years to a point about half way to Maverick. A fascinating new book looking back at the cut-throat battles between competing railroad interests in nineteenth century New York State. Stories from the White Mountains. of historical pieces by the well-known guidebook author and publisher, Mike Dickerman covers a lot of ground, from the logging railroad era of the late 19th and early.


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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(5). White Mountains, New Hampshire railroads: From the late s to the early s, railroad logging was once a way of life, and the timber barons dominated the White Mountains.

But in life, change is inevitable, and now in the 21st-century, railroad logging in the White Mountains is a thing of the past. Logging Railroads of the White Mountains Paperback – January 1, by C. Francis Belcher (Author) › Visit Amazon's C.

Francis Belcher Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(5). Thus, it was that privately owned logging railroads played a key role in the removal of the virgin timber throughout the White Mountains and areas further north.

The spread of the mainline railroads into the White Mountains made the logging railroads possible. Logging railroads in the New Hampshire White Mountains date back to the s, when the first logging railroad to operate in the White Mountains was built – the John’s River Railroad.

Some railroads lasted only for a few years, while others, such as the legendary East Branch & Lincoln Railroad, lasted many years. The comprehensive history of the Logging Railroads of the White Mountains is captured in a book by C.

Francis Belcher, the first executive director of the Appalachian Mountain Club, which deserves much of the credit for consolidating the dispersed trails in the White Mountains into a consolidated and interconnected trail system.

Logging Railroads of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains. Volume I Cold Mountain, Black Mountain and White Top by Thomas T. Fetters and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edition: 1st Edition.

Fetters, in particular, highlighted the difficulty in his book, "Logging Railroads Of The Ridge And Smoky Mountains: Volume I" by saying: "The logging railroads that were built into the deep mountain valleys and up onto the peaks and ridges of the range are largely unknown today, even to Forest Rangers who profess to know their territory well.

The publishing arm of Bondcliff Books, founded in by Mike Dickerman, typically introduces two or three new titles each year. These include hiking guides to the Whites, books on local history (especially logging railroads), and New Hampshire fishing guides. Like other logging railroads in the White Mountains, there were a number of rail-side logging camps along the Beebe River Railroad.

For the most part, the locations of the twelve rail-side camps are easily identifiable, but the mountain camps (camps located off the mainline) are hidden on the mountainsides. About this Item: Mountain State railroad and Logging Association., Magazine.

Condition: Very Good. Western Maryland Shay # 6. Moderate wear around the extremities of the cover. Mag Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller White Mountains, New Hampshire Railroad Books – Over the years, numerous books have been published focused on the logging railroads of the White Mountains, New of my favorites is J.E.

Henry’s Logging Railroads by Bill Gove. It is an excellent book focused on the East Branch & Lincoln Railroad. The White Mountains is the first book of The Tripods trilogy, published Synopsis Edit.

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Take a trip back into the days of logging railroads in the southwestern part of Virginia, the northwestern part of North Carolina and the northeastern part of Tennessee. You'll discover an amazing number of long-forgotten railways, tram-roads, and narrow gauge lines, as well as many ghost towns in the Southern mountains that thrived at first Reviews: 5.

Logging Railroads of the White Mountains book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This fascinating chronicle by AMC¿s first executi /5.

Get this from a library. Logging railroads of the White Mountains. [C Francis Belcher] -- Describes the history of seventeen rail lines used for logging in northern New England from the turn of the 20th century. Gordon Pond Railroad was a logging railroad in the New Hampshire towns of Lincoln and North Woodstock.

Owned by the Johnson Lumber Company. a professional photographer located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire USA. New Hampshire Books & Calendars. Logging railroads of the White Mountains by C. Francis Belcher,Appalachian Mountain Club edition, in EnglishPages: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Logging Railroads of the White Mountains (rev) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

Books About New Hampshire Logging Railroads Of The White Mountains Belcher, C. Francis (Appalachian Mountain Club, ) These articles previously published separately in various issues of the magazine Appalachia, have now been collected in one volume.

Steam locomotive No. 36 runs on the old McNary Railroad in the White Mountains sometime in the s. This is steam locomotive No. 36 on the old McNary Railroad in the White Mountains.

At the time of this photograph, the railroad had been converted to a scenic line that carried passengers from McNary to the logging town of Maverick, south of.White Mountain History and Culture Cultural History.

The White Mountains have a long history and a wide variety of cultural sites, including Native American villages, camps, quarries, hunting grounds, travelways, and spiritual places; and Euro-American farms, towns, industrial sites, buildings, structures, cultural landscapes, recreation sites, travelways, and Forest Service administrative sites.Also a complete roster of logging railroads of the west." ~ Bonanza Books: Logging Railroads of the White Mountains ~ Francis C.

Belcher, C. Francis Belcher, Sherman Adams - July ~ Logging Railroads of the White M ountains.