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Barns:Styles & Structures
Stock #: 90112
Author: Michael Witzel

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This photo/essay treatment of barns in America is arranged by the five distinct roof styles that have largely come to define American barns, presenting six 20-page spreads detailing the Dutch, bank, crib, round, and prairie styles.

Regions represented include New England, the Southeast, the mid-South, the Midwest, the Pacific Northwest, the desert Southwest, and California. Soft cover. more»

Subject: Travel


Ghost Towns of Northern California
Stock #: 99005
Author: Varney

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Karen's Price: $18.95

Ghost Towns of Northern California provides background on the Gold Rush of 1849 and later strikes, as well as comprehensive information on more than 50 towns and sites--from out-of-the-way Campo Seco and New Idria to popular sites such as Coloma and Bodie. With chapters arranged by region and tons of travel information and maps, visitors will find this pictorial guide makes traveling the area a breeze. Soft cover. more»

Subject: Travel


Hip to the Trip: A Cultural History of Route 66
Stock #: 89009
Author: Peter B. Dedek

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Historic U.S. 66 became associated with the deserts, Indians and cowboys of the southwest, the “Okies” of the Great Depression, and the millions of vacationers who took to the highway in their streamlined autos from the 1940s to the 1970s. 208 pages. 35 B&W photos. Soft Cover. more»

Subject: Travel


Main Street to Miracle Mile: American Roadside Architecture
Stock #: 13022
Author: Chester H. Liebs

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Chester Liebs traces the transformation of commercial development as it has moved from centralized main streets, out along the street car lines, to form the "Miracle Miles" and shopping malls of today. He also explores the evolution of roadside buildings, from supermarkets and motels to automobile showrooms and drive-in theaters. Both an historical survey and invaluable guide for reading highway landscapes. Soft Cover. more»

Subject: Travel


Mining in the Old West
Stock #: 12578
Author: Sandor Demlinger

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The 1848 discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in northern California set off a mining explosion that hastened the development of the American West. This new book gathers historic photos of mining in the Old West including photos of the miners, the saloons, the shafts, the tools & machinery designed to mine the gold. Over 300 B&W photos. Soft Cover. more»

Subject: Travel


Route 66 Remembered
Stock #: 89005
Author: Michael Karl Witzel

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This collection of historical photographs captures the attractions and towns of the Mother Road, Route 66. Noted author Michael Witzel spent years traveling Route 66 collecting mementos of life and folklore that make up the most famous road in America. His photography takes readers back to the attractions and towns as they were and offers a view of them today. Soft Cover. more»

Subject: Travel


That Ribbon Of Highway I: Highway 99 from the Oregon Border to the State Capital
Stock #: 89011
Author: Jill Livingston

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This book takes the traveler along historic US Highway 99 from the rugged mountains that separate Oregon and California, through the Sacramento Valley, and all the way to the state capital in Sacramento. 79 photographs, both current and historical, highlight the sights. Roadguides and maps inspire the adventurous motorist. The evolution of California highways and roadsides is examined in detail - auto courts, beautiful bridges, roadside attractions and more. Soft Cover. more»

Subject: Travel


That Ribbon Of Highway II: Highway 99 from the State Capital to the Mexican Border
Stock #: 89012
Author: Jill Livingston

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This book leads you down historic Highway 99 through the San Joaquin Valley, up over the Tehachapis along the Ridge Route, through greater Los Angeles, citrus country, and across the desert to the Mexican border. Re-live a refreshment stop at a Giant Orange, miles of crops punctuated by produce stands, a cool dip in a motel pool, roadside attractions, competing neon arrows. Soft Cover. more»

Subject: Travel


That Ribbon of Highway III: Highway 99 Through the Pacific Northwest
Stock #: 89013
Author: Jill Livingston

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Our road trip along Historic Highway 99 continues through the Pacific Northwest, the states of Oregon and Washington. Travel over the Siskiyou Mountains, through the Rogue Valley, over Sexton Summit, through the Willamette Valley, over the Columbia River, along Puget Sound and all the way to the Canadian border. Visit little towns and big cities, see old highway bridges, and more. Soft Cover. Highway 99, pacific northwest, oregon, washington, history, pacific northwest, siskiyou mountains, rogue valley, sexton summit, willamette valley, columbia river, puget sound, bridges, guide more»

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