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Published by Times Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Pacific railroads -- History.,
  • Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesGreat and shining road.
StatementJohn Hoyt Williams.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE2763 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination341 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2406947M
ISBN 100812916689
LC Control Number87040199

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Author: Williams, John Hoyt; Format: Book; p., [16] p. of plates: ill. ; 24 cm. A great & shining road: the epic story of the transcontinental railroad / John Hoyt Williams | National Library of Australia. A great & shining road: the epic story of the transcontinental railroad. [John Hoyt Williams] -- The history of the railroad across America that united a nation. . Get this from a library! A great and shining road: the epic story of the transcontinental railroad. [John Hoyt Williams] -- The Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads were officially joined on , at Promontory Point, Utah, with the driving of a golden . Published in the United States by Anchor Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, and in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto. Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday, a division of Random House, Inc., New York, in