A Great and Shining Road: The Epic Story of the Transcontinental Railroad.
New York: Times Books, 1988. First edition 8vo. 341 pp. Light soil and shelfwear to bottom edge. Light soil to top edge. Bottom edge of text sl. dented. The history of the American railroad expansion; Jack Casement, Charlie Crocker, the Pacific Railroad Act; Mormon, Chinese, Black railroad workers; the decimation of the Native Americans; the opening of the American West; the railroad tycoons and big business; more. B/w photos, map endpapers. Very Good- in Very Good dj Quarter Cloth 0812916689 (Item ID: 13948)