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Admittedly the author did a great job writing this book; it's very thorough, informative and interesting.

There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Depots serving more than one railroad were union depots. Please try again. This is the latest railroad history volume from the University of Minnesota Press, and should be well received by students and enthusiasts of the US passenger train.

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Please try again. It is a concise history of the railroads and passenger trains that served St. Paul (and Minnesota) as well as a history of the depots that preceded the final union station. Reviewed in the United States on October 30, 2013. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. John W. Diers, who wrote "Did a Conspiracy Really Kill the Streetcar?" It had nine platforms, twenty-one tracks, and well over 140 trains coming and going each day. The depot hosted U.S. presidents and presidents-to-be, international royalty, famous authors, movie stars, and the rich and famous—but it also sheltered the homeless and the troubled seeking a warm place on a cold night. It's an attractive book, printed on high quality 11" x 10" glossy paper with numerous black and white photographs and illustrations. The author has written a comprehensive history of the various stations and passenger trains that served St Paul and Minneapolis, its twin city.

Beautiful city, beautiful former railroad station, beautiful book. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

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Saint Paul has been called the last city of the East, check us out on TripAdvisor! Phone: 606922-9579 Email: [email protected] Web: auctionzip.com AO #3875. Still, I do recommend the book. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Univ Of Minnesota Press; 1st Edition (April 19, 2013), Reviewed in the United States on August 25, 2013. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books.

Travelers of different and varied backgrounds meet and interact on one night in … Please try again. Please try your request again later. Union Depot A property of Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority. Union Depot. By chronicling the history of this magnificent building from the vantage point of its current renewal, John Diers gives us an insight into how we became the city we are today."

An excellent value with more than regional relevance, Reviewed in the United States on October 21, 2013.

Union Depot - 10 page activity book that includes coloring pages, puzzles, word finds, mazes and facts about Union Depot; Twin City Model Railroad Museum - Train related activities for kids including a coloring page and videos. Union Depot Auction Co. LLC AuctionZip Auctioneer ID # 5291 : Darrell Stewart PO Box 104 Rush, KY 41168. At its peak in the 1920s, the Union Depot processed more than twenty million pieces of mail each year. A property of Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority. He captures an era when competing railroad companies came together and agreed that one depot was better than nine. He is president of the Scott County Historical Society.

Reviewed in the United States on July 20, 2013. Unable to add item to List. Local Railroad Attractions: Choo Choo Bob’s St. Paul, MN ChooChooBobs.com Trains for everyone of all ages. 651.265.4900 / 800.627.6101 In St. Paul Union Depot, John W. Diers brings to life the sights and sounds and the behind-the-scenes inner workings of what was in its time the most important rail passenger station west of Chicago. This depot served the Wabash Railroad, Chicago Great Western Railway, Chicago Burlington Quincy Railroad and the Des Moines, Iowa Falls & Northern Railway. Millions of people bought tickets and walked through its lobby and concourse to board waiting trains. He has written for Trains magazine and is coauthor, with Aaron Isaacs, of Twin Cities by Trolley: The Streetcar Era in Minneapolis and St. Paul (Minnesota, 2007).

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Revitalized and once again welcoming travelers and visitors of all kinds, Union Depot is what it’s always been—a meeting place, a starting point, a hub of activity, a home to celebrations much anticipated and long remembered. Email Nick Cusick at [email protected] Current Auction Listings: Quick Links. St. Paul Union Depot was among the busiest and best-known places in the city—one of the largest depots in the nation and St. Paul’s link to the world.

This is one of the all-around best in terms of writing, editing, layout, photography, and printing quality.

I own hundreds of railroad books, ranging from $20 to over $100.

The mail handling process that took place within the structure is thoroughly described. Saint Paul, MN 55102 As we pause to focus on health and safety, we invite you to experience and connect with our city from your home. Of more interest, though, St. Paul Union Depot is about the people—the stationmasters, gatemen, switchmen, ticket clerks, mail handlers, train directors, locomotive engineers, and others who were employed there, as well as the millions of passengers who passed through its doors.

Owatonna Union Depot, Owatonna: See 2 reviews, articles, and 6 photos of Owatonna Union Depot, ranked No.12 on Tripadvisor among 18 attractions in Owatonna.

Well-written, but photos are disappointing, Reviewed in the United States on May 8, 2013. And just like trains today, it still plays an important role in bringing people together. Contact Us, Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Resources, Restaurant & Brewery Curbside, Takeout & Delivery, Food & Beverage: Saint Paul Dining, Curbside, Takeout, Delivery Services and More, Subscribe to City of Saint Paul COVID-19 Updates. Check out our collection of stay-at-home activities for kids and adults.

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The service was excellent received the product in a timely fashion. "The story of the Union Depot is St. Paul’s story.

John W. Diers is an independent consultant on transit operations and has worked in management in the transit industry for forty years, including twenty-five years at the Twin Cities Metropolitan Transit Commission. Join us as we explore the evolution of Union Depot and railroading in the modern era. St. Paul Union Depot was among the busiest and best-known places in the city—one of the largest depots in the nation and St. Paul’s link to the world. He has served on the board of the Minnesota Transportation Museum and on the editorial board of the Ramsey County Historical Society. Though it closed in 1971 after years of declining passenger rail service, today the St. Paul Union Depot is once again being revived as a Twin Cities transit and commercial hub, just as rail travel throughout the United States experiences a renewal. The author charts the rise and fall of the station and its trains through in-depth text, photos and tables. There was a problem loading your book clubs.

The vendors are all independents with above-average craft offerings. welcome addition to the literature on the grand passenger terminals of yesteryear, Reviewed in the United States on May 14, 2013. The East Union depot, located in the historic East Village of downtown Des Moines, was built in 1909.

This book is a good read for the railroad enthusiast and a good read and the person who appreciates classic buildings. There's a problem loading this menu right now.

It sent children to summer camps and schools, and young men and women to wars.

Highly recommended.

Union Depot has a lovely European Christmas Market each December. Practical rather than pretentious, the Union Depot served St. Paul for more than fifty years—complete with a restaurant, drugstore, infirmary, and playrooms for children. in the January 2006 issue of Trains Magazine, is back with a history of St. Paul Union Depot (SPUD), the only train station the reviewer can think of that's named after a potato. Something went wrong. Directed by Alfred E. Green.

The construction of the depot is covered as well as its heyday and its inevitable decline. Construction of the new depot began in 1917, among the burned remains of the previous depot, and was finally finished in 1926 as both a monument to St. Paul’s urban growth and its gateway to the Northwest. Help Create Account … You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.

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