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Book:Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869 / Stephen E. Ambrose.:c2000. Book Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869 / Stephen E. Ambrose.
Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869 / Stephen E. Ambrose.
Author: Ambrose, Stephen E
Publication year: c2000.
Language: English
Call Number HE2791.C455 .A43 2000
Media class: Book
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 0684846098
Notes:
Col. maps on lining papers.
Extent: 431 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
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Description:
Picking the route 1830-1860 -- Getting to California 1848-1859 --3. Birth of the Central Pacific 1860-1862 -- Birth of the Union Pacific 1862-1864 --Judah and the elephant 1862-1864 -- Laying out the Union Pacific line 1864-1865 -- Central Pacific attacks the Sierra Nevada 1865 -- Union Pacific across Nebraska 1866 -- Central Pacific assaults the Sierra 1866 -- Union Pacific to the Rocky Mountains 1867 -- Central Pacific penetrates the summit 1867 -- Union Pacific across Wyoming 1868 -- Brigham Young and the Mormons make the grade 1868 -- Central Pacific goes through Nevada 1868 -- Railroads race into Utah January 1-April 10, 1869 -- To the summit April 11-May 7, 1869 -- Done May 8-10, 1869.

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