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Program Type: Book Discussions
Age: Adult

Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad
by Stephen E. Ambrose

The story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad and how the US government pitted two companies — the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Railroads — against each other in a race for funding, encouraging speed over caution.

Registration required: Meets at the Carriage House behind the Lombard Historical Society, just across from the Library. 

Extra copies of the book are available through the circulation desk.

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Format: 555-555-5555