Books tagged: transcontinental railroad

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Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
By William Diepenbrock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
Chance Encounters
By Paul Telegdi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,840. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction
Chronicling the intersection of two lives, Chance and Emily's, as they meet up and separate throughout the years. Time and again they rescue each other, but can't seem to stay together as their lives are out of synch.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Nob Hill
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Francisco's Nob Hill from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
By Eugene Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific in Utah to Promontory
By Eugene Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
As the Union Pacific entered the Utah canyons progress slowed to a crawl. The builders were forced to use large embankments, trestles and tunnels. All of them slower, difficult to build and expensive. Then as the competing railroads drew closer to their meeting point at Promontory Summit the competition became intense. "Build it fast, we'll fix it later" was the by-word.
Look Up, Truckee! A Walking Tour of Truckee, California
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Truckee, California is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Fancy Vol 5: Thomas P. Greene
By David N. Walker
Series: Fancy, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,620. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction
Widower Thomas P. Greene has to leave his daughters, fourteen year-old Fancy and four year-old Danni when he is called into the service of the Confederacy at the beginning of the war. When the Yankees finally release him, he has to make his way back home on foot, only to find his daughters gone and his farm taken by a neighbor.
Miss Jones and the Golden Spike: A 15-Minute Fantasy, Educational Version
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction
Meet Miss Jones, the time traveling 2nd grade teacher. Whenever she finds something “not quite right” in history, she goes back and fixes it! Here Miss Jones discovers that the golden spike has been stolen! The transcontinental railroad is almost finished. Important people have come from all over to see the last, golden spike being laid, but it is gone! Can Miss Jones help? Has Common Core tasks.