A Nation of Steel: The Making of Modern America, 1865-1925
From the age of railroads through the building of the first battleships, from the first skyscrapers to the dawning of the age of the automobile, steelmakers proved central to American industry, building, and transportation. In A Nation of Steel Thomas Misa explores the complex interactions between steelmaking and the rise of the industries that have characterized modern America. A Nation of Steel offers a detailed and fascinating look at an industry that has had a profound impact on American life.
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Fucing Chapter 1 Building the transcontinental railroad 1868
Fucing Chapter 2 Construction of the Flatiron Building 1901