Iron Horses Across America

Iron Horses Across America

The Transcontinental Railroad

Perspectives on History Series
by Jeanne Munn Bracken (Editor)
Publisher: History Compass
Trade Paperback, 64 pages
Current Retail Price: $7.95
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Historical Setting: America, 1830s-1860s A. D.

The building of America's railroads changed the face of the entire nation. This anthology takes a look at the people who built the transcontinental railroad and its effect on the economy, the law, the scandals associated with the railroad barons, and the daily lives of the people involved. Maps, photos, newspaper accounts, letters and journals tell the story.

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