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Railroad in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

Railroad in the Sierra Nevada Mountains Visual Arts American History Geography Nineteenth Century Life

This illustration - "Across the Continent" - gives us a glimpse into how difficult it was to build the transcontinental railroad (through mountains and other difficult terrain) and how welcome it was (to the people who lived "in the West").

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Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

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