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Ten Mile Day: And the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad
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On May 10, 1869, the final spike in North America's first transcontinental railroad was driven home at Promontory Summit, Utah. Illustrated with the author's carefully researched, evocative paintings, here is the story of that great American adventure--and the day Charles Crocker staked $10,000 on the crews' ability to lay a world record ten miles of track in a single, Ten Mile Day.
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Chronicles the race to build the first railroad to cross the North American continent.
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