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C. P. R. R.--the Central Pacific Railroad


by Charles Nordhoff.

Reprinted from Marvels of the New West, 1882. This is the epic story of building the line across the Sierra Nevada of California, the deserts of Nevada, and the salt flats of Utah to meet the Union Pacific Railroad at Promontory Point on May 10, 1869. Rail fans and history buffs have access today to historic parks and museums at the ends of this line in Sacramento and Promontory Point and along the way at the Donner Lake State Park. There is also an article explaining train travel by passengers at this early date.

Period engravings. 48 pages.

ISBN-10: 0-89646-090-8. ISBN-13: 978-0-89646-0970-3.  Order #: VIST0097 paper$6.95

 

 


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