Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska by Eugene Miller
Approx. 28,870 words.
Published on June 7, 2012.
This book chronicles the construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from its faltering start at Omaha in 1864 through the following three years as the builders press on through Nebraska. It describes the crews' dogged determination as they met the challenges of floods, scorching summers, Indian attacks and derailments.