Transcontinental Railroad: Selected full-text books and articles
The First Transcontinental Railroad: Central Pacific, Union Pacific Simmons-Boardman, 1950
FREE! The Railroad Builders: A Chronicle of the Welding of the States Yale University Press, 1919
Librarian’s tip: Chap. VII "Penetrating the Pacific Northwest"
The Union Pacific Railroad: A Case in Premature Enterprise Johns Hopkins Press, 1960
Facing West: Americans and the Opening of the Pacific Praeger, 1994
Librarian’s tip: Chap. Twelve "The Great Transcontinental Pacific Railroads"
The Old Northwest as the Keystone of the Arch of American Federal Union: A Study in Commerce and Politics 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 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 Harvard University Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 6 "'It Was Statesmanship to Give Treeless Prairies Value': The Transcontinental Railroad"
Stagecoach West 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 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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