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Riding the rails in the USA : trains in American life

Author: Martin W Sandler
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Transportation in America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the impact of trains in the United States as they allowed settlers to move West in large numbers and get needed supplies, helped farmers to move goods to market, and provided transportation for commuters.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sandler, Martin W.
Riding the rails in the USA.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002014155
(OCoLC)50643626
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin W Sandler
ISBN: 9780198030331 0198030339 142374201X 9781423742012 1280603216 9781280603211
OCLC Number: 62401719
Description: 1 online resource (63 p.) : ill. (some col.), map.
Contents: The coming of the rails --
Linking the nation --
The train in the West --
The train comes of age --
Working on the railroad --
New trains for modern times.
Series Title: Transportation in America.
Responsibility: Martin W. Sandler.

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Explores the impact of trains in the United States as they allowed settlers to move West in large numbers and get needed supplies, helped farmers to move goods to market, and provided transportation for commuters.

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