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The Resource The transcontinental railroad, by John Perritano

The transcontinental railroad, by John Perritano

Label
The transcontinental railroad
Title
The transcontinental railroad
Statement of responsibility
by John Perritano
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the development of a railway system uniting the United States, from its design and planning, through the problems that plagued its construction, to its completion in 1869 and its subsequent effect on the nation
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Perritano, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TF25.P23
LC item number
P47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A true book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pacific railroads
  • Railroads
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The transcontinental railroad, by John Perritano
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 44) and index
Contents
Rise of the rails : how did people travel in the 1800s? -- Finding a way west : how did the Civil War affect the transcontinental railroad? -- America gets on track : what was life like along the railroad's path? -- Working on the railroad : what problems did workers face when building the railroad? -- The big truth! : railroad towns : what were railroad towns? -- End of the line : what changes did the transcontinental railroad bring to the United States? -- True statistics
Control code
ocn318057917
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780531205853
Lccn
2009014185
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)318057917
Label
The transcontinental railroad, by John Perritano
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 44) and index
Contents
Rise of the rails : how did people travel in the 1800s? -- Finding a way west : how did the Civil War affect the transcontinental railroad? -- America gets on track : what was life like along the railroad's path? -- Working on the railroad : what problems did workers face when building the railroad? -- The big truth! : railroad towns : what were railroad towns? -- End of the line : what changes did the transcontinental railroad bring to the United States? -- True statistics
Control code
ocn318057917
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780531205853
Lccn
2009014185
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)318057917

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