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Print Resources

  • Conzen, Michael. “Understanding Great Plains Urbanization through the Lens of South Dakota Townscapes.” Journal of Geography 109 no. 1 (2010): 3-17.
  • Crowley, John M. “Declining Towns along a Busy Railroad in a Far Corner of South Dakota.” Focus on Geography 55 no. 3 (Fall 2012): 101-114.
  • Dorin, Patrick C. Everywhere West: the Burlington Route. Seattle : Superior Pub. Co., 1976.
  • Goddard, Stephen B. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century. New York: Basic Books, 1994.
  • Grant, H. Roger. Railroads and the American People. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2012.
  • Grant, H. Roger. Railroads in the heartland: Steam and Traction in the Golden Age of Postcards. Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1997.
  • Hayes, Derek. Historical Atlas of the North American Railroad. Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2010.
  • Hayes, William Edward. Iron Road to Empire: The History of 100 Years of the Progress and Achievements of the Rock Island Lines. New York: Simmons-Boardman, 1953.
  • Lewis, Lloyd and Stanley Pargellis, eds. Granger Country: A Pictorial Social History of the Burlington Railroad. Boston: Little, Brown, 1949.
  • Marvel, Bill. The Rock Island Line. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013.