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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 (Revised edition)

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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 - Ambrose, Stephen E
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The Union had won the Civil War and abolished slavery. However, Lincoln, an early champion of railroads, would not live to see the next great achievment. The governmentpitted the Union Pacific against the Central Pacific in a race that encouraged speed over caution. Locomotives, rails, and spikes were shipped from the east through Panama, around South America, or lugged across country. The railroad was the last great building project to be done by hand. The brave men who built the American Transcontinental Railroad between ...

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Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869 2001, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780743203173

Revised edition

Trade paperback

Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1865-1869 2000, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780684846095

Hardcover

Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 18 2000, Simon & Schuster Audio, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780743506465

Abridged

Audiobook CD

Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869 2000, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780743204309

Large type / large print

Hardcover

Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869 2000, Simon & Schuster Audio

ISBN-13: 9780743506434

Abridged

Audiobook cassette