Re: The West


Garth G. Groff <ggg9y@...>
 

Richard and friends,

If the Burlington wasn't a western railroad (with which I agree), then
why was its slogan "Everywhere West"?

Kind regards,


Garth G. Groff

Richard Hendrickson and others wrote:

the Burlington hardly qualifies as western, from the
perspective of a native westerner, as Denver and Cody, WY are only on the
extreme eastern edge of the true west).
I don't know anybody named "Hedrickson," much less a noted geographer. But
having grown up on the west coast and spent most of my life here, I can
tell you that, for us far westerners, the west begins at the Front Range.

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