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Irish Gandy Dancer: A Tale of Building the Transcontinental Railroad

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John McGlinchey, a young Irish transplant from County Donegal finds little opportunity in South Philadelphia during Reconstruction era America. His war time savings nearly depleted, he is determined to find work and joins hundreds of his countrymen in one of the greatest engineering quests of the time, building the Trans-Continental Railroad. McGlinchey provides a first ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published May 3rd 2010 by Createspace
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Really good read. It was written as diary entries of a Civil War vet and Irish immigrant working on the rail road.
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