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Transcontinental Railroads

August 14, 2019, 8am PDT
There hasn't been a passenger rail connection between Detroit and Toronto since 1971, but that could change.
Wood TV 8
February 10, 2015, 7am PST
Journalist Kathleen Sharp, whose great-grandfather worked on the transcontinental railroad, draws comparisons between that epic achievement and the construction of California's high speed rail in this New York Times op-ed.
The New York Times - Opinion
July 14, 2011, 6am PDT
A new book looks into the history of the transcontinental railroads and how the corrupt connection between politics and business helped spread the American economy to the West.
NPR