The Resource Over the range : a history of the Promontory Summit route of the Pacific railroad, Richard V. Francaviglia

Over the range : a history of the Promontory Summit route of the Pacific railroad, Richard V. Francaviglia

Label
Over the range : a history of the Promontory Summit route of the Pacific railroad
Title
Over the range
Title remainder
a history of the Promontory Summit route of the Pacific railroad
Statement of responsibility
Richard V. Francaviglia
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Francaviglia looks anew at the geographical-historical context of the driving of the golden spike in May 1869. He gazes outward from the site of the transcontinental railroad's completion - the summit of a remote mountain range that extends south into the Great Salt Lake. The transportation corridor that for the first time linked America's coasts gave this distinctive region significance, but it anchored two centuries of human activity linked to the area's landscape. Francaviglia brings to that larger story a geographer's perspective on place and society, a railroad enthusiast's know
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Francaviglia, Richard V
Dewey number
385.3/120979242
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HE2763
LC item number
.F73 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Union Pacific Railway Company
  • Central Pacific Railroad Company
  • Central Pacific Railroad Company
  • Union Pacific Railway Company
  • Pacific railroads
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • HISTORY
  • Pacific railroads
  • Railroads
  • United States, West
  • Business & Economics
  • Transportation Economics
Label
Over the range : a history of the Promontory Summit route of the Pacific railroad, Richard V. Francaviglia
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt4cgp3p
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-322) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Envisioning Promontory (1820-1850) -- In the path of history (1850-1865) -- The battle of the maps (1865-1868) -- A moment of glory : Promontory, 1869 -- On the early mainline (1869-1875) -- Big time railroading (1875-1904) -- A regional branchline (1904-1942) -- A changing countryside & landscape (1904-1942) -- Remembering Promontory (1942-present) -- Epilogue : full circle
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 333 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283250153
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)741612962
  • (OCoLC)ocn741612962
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Over the range : a history of the Promontory Summit route of the Pacific railroad, Richard V. Francaviglia
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt4cgp3p
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-322) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Envisioning Promontory (1820-1850) -- In the path of history (1850-1865) -- The battle of the maps (1865-1868) -- A moment of glory : Promontory, 1869 -- On the early mainline (1869-1875) -- Big time railroading (1875-1904) -- A regional branchline (1904-1942) -- A changing countryside & landscape (1904-1942) -- Remembering Promontory (1942-present) -- Epilogue : full circle
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 333 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283250153
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)741612962
  • (OCoLC)ocn741612962
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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