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Post by linny » December 28th, 2019, 10:07 am

Tales of a Vanishing River by Earl Reed (1863 - 1931).

The background of this collection of sketches and stories is the country through which flowed one of the most interesting of our western rivers before its destruction as a natural waterway.

This book is not a history. It is intended as an interpretation of the life along the river that the author has come in contact with during many years of familiarity with the region. Names of places and characters have been changed for the reason that, while effort has been made to adhere to artistic truth, literary liberties have been taken with facts when they have not seemed essential to the story. (Earl H. Reed)
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Post by linny » December 28th, 2019, 10:14 am

Section breakdown:
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Post by ToddHW » December 28th, 2019, 10:45 am

I can set this up for you.

EDIT: Here you go.

Thanks, Todd

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Post by ToddHW » December 28th, 2019, 10:51 am

And may I read section 1?

Thanks, Todd

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Post by linny » December 28th, 2019, 11:09 am

Todd,
Thank you for the MC assist and the claim!

MW set up.

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Post by Thirsch » December 28th, 2019, 4:47 pm

Interesting to find this new project here. I was perusing Gutenberg myself today and spent some time considering Tales of a Vanishing River. It hits close to home since I was born and raised in northern Illinois.

With your blessing I'd like to claim section 2 -- The Silver Arrow

Tom
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Post by linny » December 29th, 2019, 6:06 am

Hi Tom,
Thank you for the claim. It certainly looked like a book we needed in our catalog. I hope you enjoy the reading. :D

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Post by Thirsch » December 29th, 2019, 3:52 pm

Something is not right ! ! ! :|

I've been trying to upload Chapter 2 -- The Silver Arrow -- for about an hour now and it just won't go!

Everything checks out fine with it at this end (Checker). And it plays fine for me.

Is there a problem on the server end?

Tom
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Post by linny » December 29th, 2019, 4:50 pm

Tom,
I haven’t heard of any problems. As long as ToddHW is in the MC drop down and it’s an mp3 file it should be ok. All I can suggest is log out and try again.

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Post by Thirsch » December 29th, 2019, 5:19 pm

Here we go :D

Ready for PL

Chapter 2 --- The Silver Arrow - - - - - - Length: 23:41

https://librivox.org/uploads/toddhw/talesofavanishingriver_02_reed_128kb.mp3
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Post by Thirsch » December 29th, 2019, 5:24 pm

I'll claim Chapter 3 --- The Brass Bound Box
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Post by linny » December 29th, 2019, 6:05 pm

Excellent! Thank you. I’ll pl and update the MW in the morning when I’m back at the computer.

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Post by linny » December 30th, 2019, 10:14 am

Tom,
Excellent job on chapter 2. PL OK! :D

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Post by Thirsch » December 30th, 2019, 11:11 am

linny wrote:
December 30th, 2019, 10:14 am
Tom,
Excellent job on chapter 2. PL OK! :D
Thanks for the nice words :9: I'll begin work on Chapter 3.

Have a happy and safe New Year holiday.

Tom
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Post by linny » December 30th, 2019, 11:13 am

Thank you, Tom. I wish a happy and healthy New Year to you as well.

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