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Operation of railroads in times of peace and war.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce

Operation of railroads in times of peace and war.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military readiness,
  • Railroads,
  • War

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTo secure operation of railroads in times of peace and war
    SeriesH.rp.1434
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination3 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16126824M

    By William Francis Bailey in The country through which the Union Pacific Railroad was built was the hunting grounds of the Pawnee, Sioux, Arapaho, Crow, Blackfoot, Bannock, Snake and Shoshone, the first three on the plains and the others to the were among the most warlike tribes of the West, and during the construction of the road, they were the occasion of serious trouble.


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