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Around Galeton and Coudersport (Postcard History) (Paperback)

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Potter County's abundance of forests in the late 1800s played a large part in making the town of Williamsport the lumber capital of the world. To the north, Galeton had one of the largest sawmills in the country and was the railroad hub of the county. Austin, Cross Fork, Germania, Shinglehouse, Harrison Valley, and other area towns also contributed a great deal during the logging era. There were sawmills, kindling wood factories, hub factories, stave and heading mills, and tanneries in almost every town in the county. Around Galeton and Coudersport showcases a large collection of vintage postcards of Potter County, opening a window back through time and providing a glimpse of life during the formation of the county.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780738557199
ISBN-10: 0738557196
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: June 18th, 2008
Pages: 127
Language: English
Series: Postcard History