William Jackson Palmer, pathfinder and builder

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Priv. print. by G. F. Peabody , [Saratoga Springs, N.Y
Palmer, William Jackson, 1836-
Statementa compilation of addresses at presentations of bronze bas reliefs and equestrian statue, commemorating his life and work.
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LC ClassificationsCT275.P35 P4
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 78 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6276125M
LC Control Number32017013
OCLC/WorldCa1746868

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Date. 19xx. A builder of the West: the life of General William Jackson Palmer John Stirling Fisher, Chase Mellen The Caxton printers, ltd., - Transportation - pages.

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Jackson Palmer,and the D. & R.G.W. Railroad by Wilson McCarthy (Book). Palmer was a founder of the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and was a founder of Colorado College. He died in Colorado Springs in From the description of William Jackson Palmer letters, (bulk ).

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As would be the case with many of his grand ventures, one of Palmer’s main partners would be his close lifelong friend William Bell, doctor turned photographer, adventurer, then empire builder.

Incorporated on Octowith a capital stock investment of $2, Palmer served as D&RG’s first president while Bell was second in. Peabody, George F. WILLIAM JACKSON PALMER: Pathfinder and Builder.

A Compilation of Addresses at Presentations of Bronze Bas Reliefs and Equestrian Statue Commemorating His Life and Work. Privately printed: Saratoga Springs, New York, Thomas Todd Company, Printers, Boston.

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This “unauthorized biography” of a truly remarkable and modest man will open every reader’s eyes to a new view of Civil War Medal of Honor recipient.

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william jackson palmer, pathfinder and builder. A COMPILATION OF ADDRESSES AT PRESENTATION OF BRONZE BAS RELIEFS AND EQUESTRIAN STATUE COMMEMORATING HIS LIFE AND WORK. by Palmer, William Jackson. "The Life & Times of General William Jackson Palmer" Founder of Colorado Springs, Colorado and the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad.

A Civil War hero, railroad builder, community-founder and benefactor, William Palmer’s life seemed the quintessential 19th century success story. Palmer was a founder of the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and was a founder of Colorado College. He died in Colorado Springs in Location: BEINECKE (Non-Circulating) Call Number: WA MSS S Cite as: William Jackson Palmer Letters.

Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library. extent. Six hours later Palmer sent warning that Maj. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, w soldiers and 75 cannons, had crossed the Potomac River at Williams­port, Md. The citizens of Green­castle had also heard that the Confederates were coming and proposed to haul down the Stars and Stripes—until they were admonished by the.

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Ayer, Eleanor. Colorado Chronicles: Famous Colorado Men. Frederick CO: Jende-Hagen Bookcorp, c, pp. This book is about Pike, Palmer, Packer, Stratton and seven other colorful Colorado characters "William Jackson Palmer -Wikipedia, the free.

William Jackson Palmer Family. Box 1 (II)A:1 William Jackson Palmer: Black & white photographs depict General Palmer in the garden at Glen Eyrie, in a Union uniform, in a cloak and hat, as a young man in San Francisco, on a bench at Glen Eyrie, with dogs, on a horse, and aiming a gun at a stuffed cat.

Also includes numerous portraits of. General William Jackson Palmer General Palmer was born in Delaware in and raised in Philadelphia as a Quaker. At 17, he worked for a Pennsylvania railroad; later, he studied railroads and other industries in Europe. At 25, Palmer led a volunteer cavalry regiment which fought successfully throughout the Civil War.

InWilliam Jackson Palmer, a former Union Army general, founded the D&RG Railroad. An experienced railroad manager and civil engineer, Palmer left a lasting mark on Colo - rado, establishing, among other places, Colorado Springs, Ala-mosa, and Durango.

Palmer dreamed of. William Jackson Palmer (Septem – Ma ) was an American civil engineer, soldier, industrialist, and philanthropist.

During the Civil War, he was made General and was a Medal of Honor recipient. Palmer's early career helping build and develop the expanding railroads of the United States in Pennsylvania was interrupted by the American Civil War (–65). Palmer Lake has been a railroad town since the first narrow gauge trains of Gen.

William Jackson Palmer passed through the town in traveling between Denver and Colorado Springs. In later years five other railroads hauled freight and passenger traffic through Palmer Lake. William Jackson Palmer (Septem – Ma ) was an American civil engineer, soldier, industrialist, and philanthropist.[1] During the Civil War, he was made General (brevet) and was a Medal of Honor recipient.Book Details: This lot consists of the antique and vintage books relating to South American exploration and travel, shown in the corresponding images.

"The River Amazon From Its Sources To The Sea" by Paul Fountain (Constable & Company LTD. ), is a first edition, with fold-out map in the rear.Palmer died in of complications from his riding accident.

In a speech to D&RG employees, Dr. William A. Bell said: “The present generation has little conception of the work done by Gen. Palmer. It is apt to think of later men as builders of the Rio Grande.

The road is his monument. Those who followed have built on the foundation he.