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Great American Railroad Journeys, EPUB eBook

Great American Railroad Journeys EPUB

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Great American RailroadJourneys sees the famous brand of social-history-cum-travelogue venture tothe New World. Across multiple programmes and usingAppletons General Guide To The United States & Canadaas reference, Michael Portillo now undertakes an epic trip by train from New York and Boston on the East Coast down to the Deep South of Atlanta and New Orleans, then on to Chicago, Colorado, New Mexico and ultimately finishing in San Francisco. This lavishly illustrated official tie-in covers each journey Portillo makes across North America and captures the colour, beauty, history and exhilaration experienced when journeying through this incredible continent.
Packed with new maps, as well as originals fromAppletons General Guide, this book explores the construction of rail routes across the continent in the 1800s, as a new nation was built by the immigrant masses. Truly this is a colourful and exciting enterprise, with vignettes of revealing social history displaying the rich tapestry of the peoples who established themselves in this vast new world. Great American Railroad Journeysis a must-have purchase for any fan of this unique and award-winning travel series.

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