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High Road to Promontory

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Hardcover, 310 pages
Published 1969 by Castle Books
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Justin
Oct 02, 2013 Justin rated it liked it
Shelves: history, nonfiction
I picked this up to do some research on the Central Pacific railroad, specifically what went into building the line over the Sierra Nevada, for a writing project I'm currently germinating.

I didn't finish it, so I can't really give it a proper review. However, it's a great primary source, having been written only a few decades after the period it covers. Kraus goes over the political machinations leading up to the building of the line, complete with backroom deals and grassroots political attack
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