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Then and now: Spokane's railroad history

(Source: Spokesman Review, July 28, 2014)

SPOKANE, Wash. — Robert Strahorn was a businessman, writer and promoter who was 25 when he was hired by Jay Gould of the Union Pacific Railroad as a publicist. For several years, Strahorn, along with wife Dell, roamed the Idaho territory by stagecoach and wrote about the beauty and promise of the Western frontier. He helped plan rail routes and invested in townsites by the new tracks.

Full story: Spokesman Review

Monday, July 28, 2014

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