Hear that lonesome whistle blow: railroads in the West

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Bantam Books, 1978 - Transportation - 309 pages
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The Great Continental Railways of the USA are a wonderful artefact. Their growth was not untroubled, and Mr. Brown has a clear slightly sensational account of their initial placement and business styles. Read full review

Contents

With the Wings of the Wind
23
War Slows the March to the Western
39
Drill Ye Tarriers Drill While the Owners
55
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Dee Brown is the author of more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction relating to American frontier history. Born in 1908, Brown worked as a printer's devil and newspaperman before studying in Washington, D.C., and joining the University of Illinois as an agricultural librarian. He now lives with his wife, Sally, in his hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas.

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