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Author Fowler, Harlan D., 1895-1982.

Title Three caravans to Yuma : the untold story of Bactrian camels in western America / by Harlan D. Fowler.

Imprint Glendale, Calif. : A.H. Clark Co., 1980.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Glendale History Room Reference    979 F    Available
Description 173 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-166) and index.
Contents Foreword -- Introduction -- 1 The Dreams of Otto Esche and his Bactrian Camels -- 2 Frank Laumeister's Bactrians in the Cariboo Gold Country -- 3 Bactrians in Washington, Idaho and Montana -- 4 The Nevada Sequel -- 5 Frank Laumeister in Nevada -- 6 The Arizona Sequel -- 7 The Last Days of Hi Jolly and Greek George -- Appendices -- 1 Sequel to Camels to California -- 2 Memorial to Beale's Camel Expedition -- 3 An Unsolved Photograph of a Camel Train -- 4 An American and Caravans in India & Siberia -- 5 Civilian Operation of Camel Trains in Western America -- Acknowledgements -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Overland journeys to the Pacific.
Bactrian camel -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Camels -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
Transportation -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
West (U.S.) -- History.
British Columbia -- History.
Transportation -- British Columbia -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0870621319
9780870621314

 
    
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