Tag: transcontinental railroad

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Canadian Transcontinental Railroad: Canadian Pacific Railway

Canada’s first transcontinental railroad, Canadian Pacific Railway, was marred by delays, financial issues and red tape. (This post is a companion piece to Melina Druga’s WWI Trilogy, Angel of Mercy, Those Left Behind and Adjustment Year, available wherever eBooks are sold.) A transcontinental railroad had been promised to the colony of British Columbia to entice it […]

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U.S. Transcontinental Railroad: Central Pacific and Union Pacific

The Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States were linked by transcontinental railroad after the end of the American Civil War.  (This post is a companion piece to Melina Druga’s WWI Trilogy, Angel of Mercy, Those Left Behind and Adjustment Year, available wherever eBooks are sold.) Completed in 1869, the railroad linked Iowa with […]

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