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Document Type

Dissertation - University Access Only

Award Date


Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Department / School


First Advisor

Max Myers


Since a study of the Dakota railroads has not been written before, and because of the increasing interest in the early railroads, an objective of this thesis was to develop an economic history of each of the railroads that were built in or into Dakota Territory. Together with the study of each railway there is a study of the major economic problems that resulted from the amazingly rapid construction of over 4,000 miles of railroads.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Railroads -- History
Railroads -- Dakota Territory
Railroads -- North Dakota
Railroads -- South Dakota




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