Books tagged: central pacific railroad

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Desert Angels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 192,090. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Fans of Dances with Wolves: this book is for you! What if the legends are true? What if there are angels? And one of them is a white girl…and the other a Native American woman? What if circumstances bring them together in a common cause…to stop a savage Indian War and to save two men; the lover of one…the beloved tribal chief of the other? Nothing stands in their way…except prejudice…except death.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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.