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Building Yosemite

Carl Salmi

Building Yosemite

a personal history of its paths, bridges, and buildings, 1927-1933

by Carl Salmi

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by R.H. O"Connell in [United States .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Yosemite National Park (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Salmi, Carl.,
    • Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- History.,
    • Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Assembled from the spoken reminiscences of Carl Salmi whose audio recordings were condensed, sorted, and modified by Richard Howard O"Connell.

      Statementby Carl Salmi.
      ContributionsO"Connell, Richard Howard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF868.Y6 S195 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 28 leaves, [5] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1226695M
      LC Control Number94227365

      At Highway , climb to the alpine town of Groveland and the Iron Door Saloon, a former post office building that has welcomed folks on their way to and from Yosemite since Highway (Tioga Pass): This spectacular drive over the Eastern Sierra and the 9,foot Tioga Pass leads to the trails, granite domes and wildflowers of Tuolumne.


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