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Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads in the West / Edition 1
     

Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Railroads in the West / Edition 1

by Dee Brown
 

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ISBN-10: 0671899392

ISBN-13: 2900671899393

Pub. Date: 10/04/1994

Publisher: Scribner

In February 1854 the first railroad reached the Missippi; by the end of the nineteenth century five major transcontinental railroads linked the Atlantic and the Pacific. This is the story of that undertaking, complete with heroes and villians, laborers, intrepid engineers, avaricious bankers, stock manipulators, corrupt politicians, the displacement of an entire race

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In February 1854 the first railroad reached the Missippi; by the end of the nineteenth century five major transcontinental railroads linked the Atlantic and the Pacific. This is the story of that undertaking, complete with heroes and villians, laborers, intrepid engineers, avaricious bankers, stock manipulators, corrupt politicians, the displacement of an entire race of people, and millions of buffalo.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900671899393
Publisher:
Scribner
Publication date:
10/04/1994
Edition description:
1st Touchstone ed
Pages:
320

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