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FREE PDF é BOOK Going Places Transportation Redefines the Twentieth Century West Ò CARLOS A. SCHWANTES ↠ ➜ [KINDLE] ❆ Going Places Transportation Redefines the Twentieth Century West By Carlos A. Schwantes ➦ – Horticulturetrader.co.uk It seemIt seems difficult even to imagine the modern West without reference to its planes trains and automobiles Freeways define modern Los Angeles as Route 66 still recalls the freedom of the open road Seattle long home to Boeing gave birth to jetliners such as the 707 And once trains with glamorous names like The Sunset Limited and The Great Northern Flyer carried passengers in posh luxury through the grand vistas of the West Railways highways and skyways link landscapes both ordinary and sublime for tourists in search of scenic splen

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Ed the iron rails westward Finally Schwantes considers how travelers experience the passing landscape as framed by the windows of automobiles passenger trains and jetliners and what that might mean He examines the interconnections between railroad highway aviation and waterways and between society and modes of transportation This masterful narrative travels the length and breadth of a vast space with marvelous anecdotes and telling details that bring the story to life More than 100 carefully selected photographs complement the te

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Going Places Transportation Redefines the Twentieth Century WestDor observes Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes But those same corridors often leaven despair with opportunity for those who dream that the mobility brought by car train and plane will help them find better jobs or escape from their pastsGoing Places looks at three major ways in which transportation has shaped the great Western landscape There are the transformations brought about by a railroad right of way highway corridors waterways and airports and the larger impacts of transportation on the landscape such as the development that follow