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Building the Trans- continental Railroad
240 Building the Transcontinental Railroad. Summary. In the early 1800s, train travel was unsafe, uncomfortable, and limited in reach.
NORTHERN TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD MOUNTAIN PASSES
North American transcontinental railroads. The format enables Because most of the northern transcontinental railroads have ex- amples of 2.
WESTWARD EXPANSION & THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD
Manifest Destiny, the Transcontinental Railroad, and the
TRANSFORMATIVE HISTORICAL INFRASTRUCTURES: THE
TRANSFORMATIVE HISTORICAL. INFRASTRUCTURES: THE CASE OF THE. TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD.

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Arizona Centennial: The Making of a State - Ambitious man meets a bad end
Arizona's population expanded rapidly after the coming of the transcontinental railroads in 1881-1882. Mining brought prosperity to places like Tombstone, Prescott, Wickenburg and Globe.
BOOK REVIEW: 'Railroaded' examines impact of transcontinentals on Great Plains
The saga of the building of the transcontinental railroads is told in Stanford University historian Richard White's new book “Railroaded.” White brings to his work a long association with the American West and the writing of Western history.
US needs to invest in transportation
It has been so since Thomas Jefferson envisioned building networks of canals and his successors envisioned transcontinental railroads.
US: Obstacles to progress
The Daily Dig: Riots and Fires Spread Across the UK
(AP) (Reuters) • President Obama is announcing that big vehicles like trucks will have to become more fuel-efficient in the years to come. (AP) • A critic has a review of Richard White's new book on how transcontinental railroads helped build America.

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First Transcontinental Railroad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Transcontinental railroad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Transcontinental, Railroad, Golden Spike, Promontory Summit
Transcontinental, Golden Spike, Promontory Summit, Railway Act, transcontinental, golden spike, promontory summit, railway act.
American Experience | Transcontinental Railroad
The First Transcontinental Railroad
A locomotive similar to those used on the Transcontinental railroad.

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