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Connecting the Coasts

The Race to Build the Transcontinental Railroad

Connecting the Coasts( )
Author: Lewis, Norma
Series title:Adventures on the American Frontier Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4914-0186-6
Publication Date:Jul 2014
Publisher:Capstone
Imprint:Capstone Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.99
Book Description:

Imagine sitting in a basket dangling thousands of feet above the ground drilling a hole into the side of mountain. Then you have to stuff that hole with dynamite and get out of the way before it explodes. This dangerous work was just part of the job for the men who built the Transcontinental Railroad. Lively language, historical photos and illustrations, and primary accounts help readers understand the dangers the workers faced every day while building the Transcontinental Railroad....
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Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Transportation / Railroads & Trains
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.75 x 8.75 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.688 Pounds



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