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The Cattle Guard

Etienne Benson considers the role that material interventions into the vernacular landscape play in solidifying our understandings of bodily difference across species.

About the exhibition

This site contains information about the exhibition "Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad" and its author—environmental historian Eric Olmanson.

Further Reading

This selective bibliography is part of the virtual exhibition "Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad" by environmental historian Eric D. Olmanson. The chapter introduces some of the most important further reading related to the themes covered by the exhibition.

Modern Transport

This is Chapter 13 of the virtual exhibition "Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad" by environmental historian Eric D. Olmanson. The chapter focuses on the emergence of modern transport and its impact on railroad companies such as the CB&Q.

Railroads and suburbanization

This is Chapter 12 of the virtual exhibition "Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad" by environmental historian Eric D. Olmanson. The chapter focuses on the role of passenger rail for the process of suburbanization.

Dude Ranches

This is Chapter 11 of the virtual exhibition "Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad" by environmental historian Eric D. Olmanson. The chapter exlains the emergence of so called dude ranches and how railroads such as the CB&Q were vital to this business.

Overland Excursions

This is Chapter 9 of the virtual exhibition "Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad" by environmental historian Eric D. Olmanson. The chapter focuses on how the CB&Q promoted migration, settlement, and tourism into the western states and territories of America.

Western Tourism

This is Chapter 8 of the virtual exhibition "Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad" by environmental historian Eric D. Olmanson. The chapter focuses on how the CB&Q became part of a transcontinental route.