The Complete History of America's Railroads

The Complete History of America's Railroads

DVD - 2009
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Rail enthusiasts, history buffs, teachers, home schoolers, and kids of all ages will appreciate the magnificent rail adventure covering live action historic operating railroads, rare photos of drawings and valuable memorabilia, and live action re-enactments. Covers the beginnings of the railways in the early 1800s, their importance in the 1850s-1860s in opening new lands in the West and affecting the outcome of the Civil War, the expansions of the railways that linked the East and West coasts, and finally, the period in which the railroad was the dominant industry, including technological advances and the improvement of passenger travel.
Publisher: [United States] : Marshall Pub. and Promotions, c2009
Branch Call Number: DVD 385.0973 Complete
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (80 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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