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Transcontinental railroads

Author: Bruce M NashAlison TrinklPaul KirbyJaffe Productions.Hearst Entertainment (Firm)All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : A&E Home Video, ©1995.
Series: Modern marvels.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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America's first transcontinental railroad system was finally completed on May 10, 1869, a decade after it began. This is the story of the struggle to forge an iron link across the untamed West.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce M Nash; Alison Trinkl; Paul Kirby; Jaffe Productions.; Hearst Entertainment (Firm); A & E Home Video (Firm); History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.
ISBN: 1565017315 9781565017313 1565016408 9781565016408
OCLC Number: 36975346
Notes: Documentary.
"The greatest engineering achievements of the modern era"--Container.
Credits: Camera, Gilbert Randall, Steve Bell ; music by Scott Page-Pagter, John Valentino ; edited by Greg Clausen.
Performer(s): Narrated by Paul Kirby.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Modern marvels.
Other Titles: Transcontinental railroad
Responsibility: Jaffe Productions in association with Hearst Entertainment Television ; A&E Home Video ; the History Channel ; written & produced by Alison Trinkl ; producer, Bruce Nash ; created by Bruce Nash.

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America's first transcontinental railroad system was finally completed on May 10, 1869, a decade after it began. This is the story of the struggle to forge an iron link across the untamed West.

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