About this title: By the end of the 19th century, the Iron Horse had conquered the West--five major transcontinental railroads linked the Atlantic and the Pacific Coasts. In Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow, Dee Brown (author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee) tells the story of that extraordinary undertaking. Includes 75 archival photos.
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