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H. H. Porter; a short autobiography written for his children and grandchildren
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TitleH. H. Porter; a short autobiography written for his children and grandchildren
DescriptionHenry H. Porter, born in 1835, worked in Chicago for various railroads most of his adult life. He describes his work on the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad, the Chicago & North Western Railway, and several others railroad companies in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Porter also details events surrounding the Chicago fire and financial panics of the 1870s.
Subject (LCSH)Railroads -- Northwest, Old; Chicago (Ill.) -- History; Galena and Chicago Union Railroad;
Geographic LocationUnited States--Illinois--Chicago
Time Period1850-1910
CreatorPorter, Henry H.
PublisherChicago, Priv. print. [R.R. Donnelley and sons company]
Date1915
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierMain Stacks F548.3 P84
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionRailroads in the Midwest, Early Documents and Images (Knox College)
Date Digital2008-10-03
Physical Description40 p., 2 l. incl. front. plates (part double) ports., map. 24 cm
FilenameHH_Porter.pdf
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