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Look Up, St. Louis! A Walking Tour of Downtown West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 St. louis, Missouri 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.
The First Transcontinental Railroad: A History of the Building of the Pacific Railroad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The First Transcontinental Railroad, originally called the Pacific Railroad, was a railroad built in the United States between 1863 and 1869 that connected the western part of America with its eastern part. Built by the Central Pacific Railroad of California and the Union Pacific Railroad, it connected the Eastern terminus of Council Bluffs, Iowa/Omaha, Nebraska with the railroad lines of the Paci
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Through Nebraska
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Irish Gandy Dancer: A tale of building the Transcontinental Railroad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
John McGlinchey, a young Irish transplant from County Donegal finds little opportunity in South Philadelphia during Reconstruction era America. Determined to find work he joins hundreds of his countrymen in one of the greatest engineering quests of the time, building the Trans-Continental Railroad.
Look Up, Yuma! A Walking Tour of Yuma, Arizona
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
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 Yuma, Arizona 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.
Look Up, Omaha! A Walking Tour of Omaha, Nebraska
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Omaha, Nebraska 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.
The Union Pacific: America's Largest Railroad
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
A brief history of Americas' largest railroad whose founding father was Abraham Lincoln. The book traces the history from the beginnings until current times.
Travelers In Time Aboard The California Zephyr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Based upon real events, a group of modern day Amtrak passengers find themselves suddenly part of an excursion train in the 1860’s during the building of the transcontinental railroad. Come along as our characters try to adapt to their new world in post-Civil War Nebraska.