I Horse Sense
II Early Attempts
III The Line at Last!
IV The Early Years
V Rebirth and Expansion
VI Is-zing into the Future

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About This E-Text


Hooves & Rails: 
A History Of The Tucson Street Railway (1897-1906)

About This E-Text

Through Our Parents' Eyes is grateful to Mr. W. Eugene Caywood and Mr. Keith Glaab for granting the Library permission to create this digital version.

In May, 1998, David Hunt, a volunteer with the Fourth Avenue Trolley and at that time an employee of the U A's Center for Computing and Information Technology, brought a print copy of Hooves & Rails: A History of the Tucson Street Railway 1897 - 1906 to the UA Library. Mr. Hunt then secured permission to create a digital version of Hooves & Rails from its authors. A digital version was created between May 1998 and September 1998, largely through the work of Jeff Slagell who was completing the requirements for a School of Information Resources and Library Science internship. Jeff secured text files and TIFF images from Steve Farley, one of Tucson's leading graphic designers, who was responsible for the print copy's graphic layout.

Andrew Bareham, a student assistant in the UA's Learning Technologies Center, designed a new interface for Hooves & Rails in the fall of 2004. The re-designed interface and revised HTML associated with the website went public in November 2004.

For the original e-text version as well as the revised, we strived to retain the original look and feel of the print version.

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