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Economics and Business , History , Read Minnesota book sale. The driving of the golden spike in Promontory, Utah, in marked not only the opening of the continent to settlement but also the transformation of the United States from an agricultural nation to an industrial one. Fully illustrated with over one hundred historic photographs and maps, Union Pacific details the feat of engineering and human strength that conquered the terrain of the desert and mountains and also the colorful wheelings and dealings that were waged in executive boardrooms in New York and Boston and in the chambers of Congress as dreamers and scoundrels, politicians and patriots forged a pioneering enterprise in transportation.
Union Pacific: Volume II, : Professor of History Maury Klein :
Maury Klein is professor of history at the University of Rhode Island. Klein has provided the best summary available of the way in which the road was built, financed, and frequently mismanaged. Maury Klein has done a splendid job of writing this thoroughly and compellingly detailed history. The Vision 2.
The Promoters 3. The Company 4. The Surveys 5. The Organization 6.
The Falling Out 7. The Standoff 8. The Payoff 9. The Showdown The Race The Golden Spike. Built to serve the mining communities of Gilpin and Clear Creek counties, its famed Georgetown Loop became a popular tourist attraction. Colorado Rail Annual No. Montana by Cornelius W. Hauck is a profusely illustrated story of the operations on the Butte line after standard gauging. Mexican National narrow gauge. A personal reminiscence of the Frontier Days. Kindig and R. Rio Grande in the Utah desert and across Soldier Summit. Early construction on the.
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The Colonial Press. Dodge Bibliographical Center for Research, pp, From the revolution of the steam engine to the thrill of early travel by rail, railroads opened up new opportunities for commerce, American westward expansion and travel.
These books provide a unique view of the impact of this type of transportation on our urban and rural societies and cultures, while allowing the reader to share the experience of early railroading in a new and unique way. The real work of doing so, of course, was on the shoulders of immigrant men and women, mostly Chinese and Irish. The book examines the transportation of the coal from the mines to the power plants in photographs and detailed text. Detailed charts list all the power plants served and accurate maps give the reader unparalled comprehension of this massive operation.