Iron Horses: America's Race to Bring the Railroads West

Iron Horses: America's Race to Bring the Railroads West

A vivid account of the origins of the transcontinental railroad -- available for the first time in trade paperback -- by the author of the bestselling The Admirals: "Borneman is masterly at writing seamless narrative." -- Douglas Brinkley, author of The Wilderness Warrior

After the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869, the rest of the United States was up for grabs, and the race was on. The prize: a better, shorter, less snowy route through the… (more)

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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (November 18, 2014)

Parent ISBN: 9780316371797

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 12.4 MB

Language: English


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