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From Telegrapher to Titan The Life of William C. Van Horne

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ISBN-10: 1550024884

ISBN-13: 9781550024883

Edition: 2004

Authors: Valerie Knowles

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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 3/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 504
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.046

Valerie Knowles is author of several books, including Strangers at Our Gates: Canadian Immigration and Immigration Policy, 1540--2006.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Prologue
Growing Up in Frontier Illinois
Early Career
Rapid Advancement
New Challenges and Hobbies
New Horizons
Toward the Last Spike
Cutting Costs
The Final Push
All That Grant Was to the U.S.A.
Van Horne at the Helm
Art for Art's Sake
Family Matters
Cuba Beckons
Building the Cuba Railroad
Chasing the Money
Dodging the Grim Reaper
Afterword
Bibliography
Notes
Index