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 a great adventure story in the history of the American West–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.

Pages: 40

Pages: 40



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Read the chronicle of the race to build the first railroad to cross the North American continent. This picture book is sure to be enjoyed by grammar level students!


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