Going to the Sun Road

C. W. Guthrie tells the intriguing tale of the history and the construction of the epic Going-to-the-Sun Road. 60 color and black-and-white photographs.

Going to the Sun Road

Going to the Sun Road

Traveling Glacier National Park's Going to the Sun Road is an experience like no other. Laborers toiled for nearly 20 years to complete the 50-mile road that winds an impossible route through the heart of Glacier. One of the most scenic highways in the world, this marvel of engineering set the standard for all national parks. C. W. Guthrie tells the intriguing tale of the history and the construction of the epic Going-to-the-Sun Road. 60 color and black-and-white photographs.

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Going-to-the-Sun Road
Language: en
Pages: 70
Authors: C. W. Guthrie
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Farcountry Press

Traveling Glacier National Park's Going to the Sun Road is an experience like no other. Laborers toiled for nearly 20 years to complete the 50-mile road that winds an impossible route through the heart of Glacier. One of the most scenic highways in the world, this marvel of engineering set
Going-To-The-Sun Road
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Bill Yenne
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-03 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

The Going-to-the-Sun Road is rightfully recognized as one of the most spectacular alpine highways in the world and certainly among those in the United States. The landscape is one of peerless beauty, but the road itself is an engineering masterpiece. In 1910, Glacier National Park was created in that million-acre
Glacier National Park: Going to the Sun
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Mike Graf
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-20 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Finally the group reached the top. Straight ahead was a remnant Arctic scene. Grinnell Glacier was full of cracks and large chunks of ice. Some icebergs were floating in a small lake. A waterfall splashed down from Salamander Glacier above it . . . Join the Parkers, an intrepid family
Geology Along Going-to-the-Sun Road, Glacier National Park, Montana
Language: en
Pages: 62
Authors: Mike Graf
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Falcon Guides

With this colorful and lively guide, visitors can take a self-guided tour of the geological events that created the park's scenery. An easy-to-read map allows both lay readers and geologists to get behind-the-scenery at 21 stops along this famous highway.
Death & Survival in Glacier National Park
Language: en
Pages: 314
Authors: C. W. Guthrie, Ann Fagre, Dan Fagre
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-23 - Publisher: Farcountry Press

Sheer cliffs, avalanches, turbulent rivers, cold lakes, severe weather, grizzly bears - these are just a few of the ways you can die while visiting Glacier National Park. Since 1910 when the park was established, 296 people have perished within Glacier's boundaries, and many more somehow survived close calls with

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