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The Resource 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

Label
Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869
Title
Nothing like it in the world
Title remainder
the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869
Statement of responsibility
Stephen E. Ambrose
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ambrose, Stephen E
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TF23
LC item number
.A48 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Central Pacific Railroad Company
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Railroad construction workers
Label
Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869, Stephen E. Ambrose
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-411) and index
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • Judah and the elephant 1862-1864
  • ch. 6.
  • Laying out the Union Pacific line 1864-1865
  • ch. 7.
  • Central Pacific attacks the Sierra Nevada 1865
  • ch. 8.
  • Union Pacific across Nebraska 1866
  • ch. 9.
  • Central Pacific assaults the Sierra 1866
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 10.
  • Union Pacific to the Rocky Mountains 1867
  • ch. 11.
  • Central Pacific penetrates the summit 1867
  • ch. 12.
  • Union Pacific across Wyoming 1868
  • ch. 13.
  • Brigham Young and the Mormons make the grade 1868
  • ch. 14.
  • Central Pacific goes through Nevada 1868
  • Picking the route 1830-1860
  • ch. 15.
  • Railroads race into Utah January 1-April 10, 1869
  • ch. 16.
  • To the summit April 11-May 7, 1869
  • Done May 8-10, 1869
  • ch. 2.
  • Getting to California 1848-1859
  • ch. 3.
  • Birth of the Central Pacific 1860-1862
  • ch. 4.
  • Birth of the Union Pacific 1862-1864
Control code
ocm44089273
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
431 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780684846095
Lccn
00041005
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Nothing like it in the world : the men who built the transcontinental railroad, 1863-1869, Stephen E. Ambrose
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-411) and index
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • Judah and the elephant 1862-1864
  • ch. 6.
  • Laying out the Union Pacific line 1864-1865
  • ch. 7.
  • Central Pacific attacks the Sierra Nevada 1865
  • ch. 8.
  • Union Pacific across Nebraska 1866
  • ch. 9.
  • Central Pacific assaults the Sierra 1866
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 10.
  • Union Pacific to the Rocky Mountains 1867
  • ch. 11.
  • Central Pacific penetrates the summit 1867
  • ch. 12.
  • Union Pacific across Wyoming 1868
  • ch. 13.
  • Brigham Young and the Mormons make the grade 1868
  • ch. 14.
  • Central Pacific goes through Nevada 1868
  • Picking the route 1830-1860
  • ch. 15.
  • Railroads race into Utah January 1-April 10, 1869
  • ch. 16.
  • To the summit April 11-May 7, 1869
  • Done May 8-10, 1869
  • ch. 2.
  • Getting to California 1848-1859
  • ch. 3.
  • Birth of the Central Pacific 1860-1862
  • ch. 4.
  • Birth of the Union Pacific 1862-1864
Control code
ocm44089273
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
431 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780684846095
Lccn
00041005
Other physical details
ill., maps

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