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The transcontinental railroad / John O'Mara.

O'Mara, John, (author.).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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A look at US history.
Crash course.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville Y 385.0 OMA (Text) 34706001668518 Childrens Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial j 385 O'MARA (Text) 33946003685158 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538248881
  • ISBN: 1538248883
  • ISBN: 9781538248898
  • ISBN: 1538248891
  • ISBN: 9781538248874
  • ISBN: 1538248875
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (Page 32) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Coast to coast -- Traveling by rail -- Judah's plan -- The Pacific Railway Acts -- Work begins -- Danger! -- A new record -- The last spikes -- Results of the railroad -- Key dates of the Transcontinental Railroad.
Summary, etc.:
"A transcontinental railroad-a railroad spanning the United States-was once thought to be impossible. But after a practical route was found, about 1,800 miles (2,900 km) of track were laid from Nebraska to California in just 6 years. This railroad changed the nation, connecting the East and West Coast and making travel and communication easier than ever. Readers will be fascinated by the amazing tale of this railroad, and especially the striking photographs that support the accessible text."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Railroads > United States > History > Juvenile literature.

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