Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation

Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation

The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad

Book - 2015 | First edition 2015
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"Experience the race of rails to link the country--and meet the men behind this incredible feat--in a riveting story about the building of the transcontinental railroad, brought to life with archival photos."--Publisher's website.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015
Edition: First edition 2015
ISBN: 9780763665272
Branch Call Number: j385.0978 Sand
Characteristics: 211 pages ; illustrations, maps ; 24 x 29 cm
Contents: Dreamers and builders
Rails across the plains
Attacking the mountains
A wild excursion
Tunnels, snow, and Neveda at last
Hell on wheels
Tracks across the desert
A race for glory
Waht happened to them


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