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Union Pacific: Volume I, 1862-1893

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The Union Pacific Railroad is renowned as America's first transcontinental railroad and is one of the strongest companies in the railroad industry today. The laying of the golden spike in Promontory, Utah, in 1869 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. Maury Klein, America's foremost railroad historian, re-creates the powerful personalities and dramatic events that led to the construction of this legendary railroad. Fully

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452908731
Subtitle:
1862-1893
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Author:
Maury Klein
Author:
Klein, Maury
Subject:
Railroads - History
Subject:
History
Subject:
Union Pacific Railroad Company
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - General
Subject:
Industries - Transportation
Subject:
Union Pacific Railroad Company - History
Subject:
Railroads - General
Subject:
Railroads -- North America.
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060328
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
with over one hundred historic photograp
Pages:
820

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Business » General
Business » History and Biographies
Engineering » Engineering » General Engineering
Transportation » Railroads » General

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