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GREAT NORTHERN RY - KETTLE FALLS, WA. BOOK DVD    

The Great Northern Railway - Kettle Falls Branch Book DVD contains 235 full-color and B&W photographs,
nearly 50 maps and track profiles with dozens of images and other historical information.
The disc also contains a comprehensive reference and index of over 400 entries.

         
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GREAT NORTHERN'S KETTLE FALLS, WASHINGTON BRANCH - THE STORY

The Kettle Falls, Washington Branch of the Great Northern Railway has an interesting history that goes back to the 1880's in Washington State's "Inland Empire."

This 100-mile rail line that runs north from Spokane was first built to the Columbia River at Marcus tapping into the lucrative mining districts near the Washington/British Columbia borders. Through time and circumstance, the terminus at Marcus was changed to Kettle Falls where two separate rail lines left basically east and west of Kettle Falls to Nelson and Grand Forks, British Columbia. As the northeastern Washington area grew in population, so did the diversity of commodities change.

Mining still played a key role in traffic shipments, but they also started to include many non-precious minerals which to this day are the backbone of freight business. Not to be forgotten, as with anywhere in the Pacific Northwest, timber is a major player - as on the Kettle Falls line in the past and today. Not so well known was the booming tourist business that in the early part of the twentieth Century drew Spokane residents to Loon Lake. All these aspects of the Kettle Falls Branch will be covered in this publication.     

What does the "E-Book" include?

First let's cover the basic technical aspects you will need to be able to enjoy this publication.
Obviously, you will need a PC or laptop that is capable of reading Adobe Acrobat® .pdf format. Whether you use Windows or a Mac or some other operating system - you just need to be able to run the Adobe Acrobat Reader®. There will be a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader® on the disc so you can install it from there if you don't have it already.

Next, you will need to have a DVD player on your computer as the information will be on a  DVD - this publication is a fairly large sized file as it has many photographs and illustrations that can be enlarged to reveal good detail. [at least as good as the original anyway]

The book DVD will be sent in a standard sized DVD movie case with an attractive cover. It should fit fine on a bookshelf along with all your other library books. The DVD itself is LightScribe® etched so there is no funky paper label on the DVD. Each book has a unique serial number and each DVD case will be signed by the author. I also include a signed and dated "Print Release" letter for one personal printed copy as many "copy" shops will not allow you to print without it 

I suppose printing and color perception will be subject to your monitor, printer and paper. These are variables that cannot be predicted, since it would be impossible to anticipate every possible configuration of monitor, printer and paper. That being said, I have tried to set the colors, brightness, contrast and saturation to a "neutral" balance so that everyone should be able to enjoy the publication on just about any computer configuration. 

So...here's what you get - you get the Great Northern Railway's - Kettle Falls, Washington Branch" 192-page book in 8½ x 11 "portrait" format saved as an Adobe Acrobat® .pdf file. in a standard sized DVD movie case. There is a copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader® to install on your computer if you don't have it already.

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