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Transcontinental railroad

Author: Mark ZwonitzerMichael ChinMichael MurphyBrian KeanePBS Video.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 2003]
Edition/Format:   Video   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Go behind-the-scenes of one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century: the building of a transcontinental railroad across the United States. Completed in six years by entrepreneurs, brilliant engineers, and legions of dedicated workers.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Zwonitzer; Michael Chin; Michael Murphy; Brian Keane; PBS Video.; Hidden Hill Productions.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123128462
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2003.
Credits: Editor, Bruce Shaw ; director of photography, Michael Chin ; music, Brian Keane.
Performer(s): Narrator: Michael Murphy.
Description: 1 streaming video file (approximately 120 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sound, color with black and white sequences
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; Online video system requirements: QuickTime 7 player (or equivalent).
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: directed by Mark Zwonitzer and Michael Chin ; produced and written by Mark Zwonitzer ; a Hidden Hill Productions film for American Experience.

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Go behind-the-scenes of one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century: the building of a transcontinental railroad across the United States. Completed in six years by entrepreneurs, brilliant engineers, and legions of dedicated workers.

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