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ISBN: 0520082141 / ISBN-13: 9780520082144

Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910

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  • Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910 (University of California Press) – Hardcover (1994)
    by William Deverell

    Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910

    Hardcover, University of California Press
    1994
    English
    278 pages

    ISBN: 0520082141
    ISBN-13: 9780520082144

    Nothing so changed nineteenth-century America as did the railroad. Growing up together, the iron horse and the young nation developed a fast friendship. "Railroad Crossing" is the story of what happened to that friendship, particularly in California, and it illuminates the chaos that was industrial America from the middle of the nineteenth century through the first decade of the twentieth. Americans clamored for the progress and prosperity that railroads would surely bring, and no railroad was more crucial for California ... Show more

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