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by Thomas York

eBook America's Great Railroads download ISBN: 0861243722
Author: Thomas York
Publisher: Bookthrift; First Edition edition (1988)
Language: English
Pages: 192
ePub: 1260 kb
Fb2: 1516 kb
Rating: 4.3
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Great American Railroad Journeys is a BBC travel documentary series presented by Michael Portillo and aired on BBC Two. Using an 1879 copy of Appleton's Guidebook to the railroads of the United States and Canada, Portillo travels across the Unit. Using an 1879 copy of Appleton's Guidebook to the railroads of the United States and Canada, Portillo travels across the United States primarily by train, though at times using other forms of transportation where necessary. On his journeys, he makes stops to learn how places, events and people, and the railroads of the 19th century influenced the country's growth into a major superpower.

This item:America's Great Railroad Stations by Roger Straus Hardcover . He lives in North Salem, New York.

Ships from and sold by khentertainment. Roger Straus III spent thirty years in book publishing before becoming an architectural photographer. His work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, and several books. Both live in New York City.

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An evocative and stunning photographic tribute to America's railroad stations. In America's Great Railroad Stations, award-winning photographer Roger Straus III, and two lifelong railroad buffs, Ed Breslin and Hugh Van Dusen, join forces to tell the astonishing story of these enduring structures and the important role they still play in the country's landscape.

Chang’s book is a moving effort to recover their stories and honor their indispensable contribution to the .

Chang’s book is a moving effort to recover their stories and honor their indispensable contribution to the building of modern America. Unlike the route of the Union Pacific, which stretched westward from Omaha across the flat expanse of the Great Plains, the Central Pacific faced daunting topographical challenges, particularly in the crumpled fastnesses of the Sierra Nevada. It was there, in 1865, that Chinese laborers began construction on the Summit Tunnel, a task that took more than two years of brutal, nonstop toil and required them to build temporary shelters and work spaces beneath towering snowdrifts.

In America's Great Railroad Stations, award-winning photographer Roger Straus III, and two lifelong railroad buffs, Ed Breslin and Hugh Van Dusen, join forces to tell the astonishing story of these enduring structures and the important role they still play in the country's landscape. Journeying from the Pennsylvania Railroad to the Union Pacific to Michigan Central and more, readers will be dazzled by the Beaux Arts monuments of New York and the adobe buildings of the Southwest.

Each chapter in this book tells the fascinating tale of one of the infamous robber barons through contemporary corporate mergers.