FOLLOWING the close of the Civil War this country entered into an era of agricultural land development such as had never been experienced before by any country and will probably never again be duplicated anywhere in the world.
Grabow, Rudolph H.
"The United States Forest Service in Region Nine,"
Ames Forester: Vol. 25
, Article 7.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/amesforester/vol25/iss1/7