All of this makes for a very entertaining and informative read.
The author's engaging style and in-depth research combine as he takes us back in time to the full context of the Gilded Age.
The construction and financing of the Northern Pacific Railroad contributed to one of America’s great depressions in 1873.
Lots of details, but not the ones I'm interested in. Some locations are incorrect.Published 2 months ago by Plainsman
The construction and financing of the Northern Pacific Railroad contributed to one of America’s great depressions in 1873. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Doctor at Arms
I was expecting the title to be followed closely. This was not the case. It is a very detailed and exhaustively researched book on the Northern Pacific railroad, its construction... Read morePublished on April 16, 2012 by Bandula
Jay Cooke's Gamble covers important background into the North pacific Railroad's history. It does not focus much on the actual railroad operations, but rather the financing and... Read morePublished on May 26, 2007 by J. Lindner
Mr. Lubetkin's work is well researched and well written. He's able to weave a narrative together that brings the beginning of the Gilded Age to the Indian Wars and railroad... Read morePublished on October 15, 2006 by R. Mansmann