The First Railroads

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Capstone Classroom, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Follow the development of the first steam locomotives and railroad networks in the East in the 1820s and 1830s. Discover how, as the nation grew, railroad companies built tracks through woods, across rivers, and over mountains to reach the far West. Find
 

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About This Book
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About the Series
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Historical Map of the United States
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Author Sally Senzell Isaacs was born in 1950 and grew up in Evansville, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana University, where she majored in American history and sociology. She has written over 30 children's books dealing with American history. Her book Cattle Trails and Cowboys won the first June Franklin Naylor Award for the Best Book for Children on Texas History.

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