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Lonesome whistle

Dee Alexander Brown

Lonesome whistle

the story of the first transcontinental railroad

by Dee Alexander Brown

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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature,
  • West (U.S.) -- History -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Describes the building of the first transcontinental railroad and discusses train travel in the West in general in the late 19th century.

    Edition Notes

    StatementDee Brown.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    ContributionsProctor, Linda.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23242886M
    ISBN 100030506662
    LC Control Number79018990


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