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Westward to Promontory

building the Union Pacific across the plains and mountains : a pictorial documentary

by Barry Combs

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Published by Published by Crown Publishers with the cooperation of the Oakland Museum and Union Pacific Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Union Pacific Railroad Company -- Pictorial works.,
    • Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Consists of photos. made by A. J. Russell in 1868 and 1869 and now in the collection of the Oakland (Calif.) Museum, with introductory, explanatory, and connecting text.

      Statementwith text by Barry B. Combs.
      ContributionsRussell, Andrew J., Oakland Museum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2791.U55 C589 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination79 p. :
      Number of Pages79
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2709670M
      ISBN 100517562235, 0517562243
      LC Control Number86002318

      Definitions of the important terms you need to know about in order to understand Westward Expansion (), including Alamo, Compromise of , Dawes Severalty Act, . Westward Expansion Unites and Divides the United States Throughout the history of the United States, various forces have worked to unify the country while, at the same time, other forces .

      Andrew Russell and Barry Combs, Westward to Promontory The building of the transcontinental line across the vast mountains, plains, and deserts of the West was, undoubtedly, a spectacle . History >> Westward Expansion The First Transcontinental Railroad stretched from the East Coast of the United States to the West Coast. No longer would people travel in long wagon .

      Westward by rail: the new route to the East. by W. Fraser Rae; 12 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Description and travel, Mormons, Mormon Church, History. The book you’re holding between your hands, After Promontory, commemorates the th anniversary of America’s first transcontinental railroad and chronicles the development of the .


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