The Great Iron Link: The Building of the Central Pacific Railroad
Recounts the building of the Central Pacific Railroad and sketches the lives of the five men whose idea it was: Theodore Judah, Charlie Crocker, Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and Collis Huntington.
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THE GREAT IRON LINK: The Building of the Central Pacific RailroadUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In this entry in the Great Projects series, Laughlin (Trouble on the Shoshone, 1989, not reviewed) takes a fairly negative view of the railroad business and provides disjointed, unpolished biographies ... Read full review