Transcontinental Railroad

Transcontinental Railroad: Selected full-text books and articles

They Built the West: An Epic of Rails and Cities By Glenn Chesney Quiett D. Appleton-Century, 1934
FREE! The Railroad Builders: A Chronicle of the Welding of the States By John Moody Yale University Press, 1919
Librarian's tip: Chap. VII "Penetrating the Pacific Northwest"
The Story of the Western Railroads By Robert Edgar Riegel The Macmillan Company, 1926
The Old Northwest as the Keystone of the Arch of American Federal Union: A Study in Commerce and Politics By A. L. Kohlmeier The Principia Press, Inc., 1938
Librarian's tip: Chap. VI "The West Engages in the Wrangle over Building a Railroad to the Pacific, 1854-1857"
Our Landed Heritage: The Public Domain, 1776-1936 By Roy M. Robbins Princeton University Press, 1942
Librarian's tip: Part II "The West Welcomes the Corporation"
The Greatest Nation of the Earth: Republican Economic Policies during the Civil War By Heather Cox Richardson Harvard University Press, 1997
Librarian's tip: Chap. 6 "'It Was Statesmanship to Give Treeless Prairies Value': The Transcontinental Railroad"
Stagecoach West By Ralph Moody University of Nebraska Press, 1998
Librarian's tip: Includes discussion of the transcontinental railroad in multiple chapters
Kansas City and the Railroads: Community Policy in the Growth of a Regional Metropolis By Charles N. Glaab State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1962
Librarian's tip: Chap. 1 "Prophets of Railroad Destiny" and Chap. 2 "A Town and Its Railroad Plans"
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