Modern Marvels

Season 5 Episode 12

Transcontinental Railroads

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Oct 12, 1997 on The History Channel
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Transcontinental Railroads
With California finally part of the United States, two rail companies raced to connect the monied East and the promising West. Along the way, fortunes would be made, lives lost, and adversity overcome. Join us for the exciting story of the largest, most expensive challenge of the 19th century.moreless

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