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By Stephen J. Faessel

As one of many greatest towns in a single of the nation's so much populous counties, Anaheim anchors a bunch of Orange County sights, no longer the least of that are Disneyland, the 2002 international Champion Anaheim Angels, and the Anaheim conference heart. yet Anaheim's early background the hardscrabble direction, with fitful years of early cityhood suggested partially via hardy immigrant German vintners who, with a civic-mindedness, complex the institution of the church buildings, faculties, banks, civic companies, and a Carnegie Library that made Anaheim thrive. This selection of greater than two hundred classic photographs finds the foresight of such males as John Frohling, Charles Kohler, George Hansen, John Fischer, August Langenberger, and others who formed the beginnings of 1 of California's nice towns.

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His hope that the ordinary people of the West would have greater vision than eastern politicians and bankers was, however, never realized. He fell into a depression that led to the drinking and opium use that ultimately killed him. The new technology soon moved west. The steamboat New Orleans was launched in Pittsburgh in 1811 and sailed downriver to New Orleans, thereafter plying the waters between New Orleans and Natchez until it sank in 1814. In 1815, the steamboat Enterprise made the first round-trip from Pittsburgh to New Orleans.

The Ohio River had become navigable both upstream and down. The railroad came to the city in 1847 with the construction of the Louisville and Frankfort Railroad. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company was formed in 1849–1850. The line to Nashville was completed in 1859, and two lines making the connection to Memphis opened in 1861. By the end of the Civil War (1861–1865), Louisville was established as a center for railroad traffic. Once the first transcontinental railroad was completed—in 1869—and railroad bridges over the Ohio opened—the Fourteenth Street Bridge in 1870 and the Kentucky and Indiana Bridge in 1886—the city was 34 The Industrial Revolution and the Distilling Industry Aerial view of Bonnie Bros.

The nineteenth century was not all smooth sailing for the distilling industry. The Civil War proved a disruption to business. This was especially true in the South, where spirits were prohibited (they could be used only by the Confederate army for medicinal purposes) and copper stills were confiscated and melted down for the manufacture of war materiel. The main effects in the North were the imposition of a federal tax on the production of distilled spirits to pay for the war2 and the creation of a lawless atmosphere in some border states, especially Kentucky and Tennessee.

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