Going places : transportation redefines the twentieth-century West /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Schwantes, Carlos A., 1945-
Format: Book
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2003]
Series:American West in the twentieth century.
Table of Contents:
  • Transportation corridors transform the west
  • When railroads ruled
  • Copper connections and the last transcontinental railroad
  • Roads stretching from farm to market, but seldom beyond
  • The emergence of new corridors of power
  • The twentieth-century transportation revolution
  • The new overland route
  • Hard choices for hard times
  • Is this trip necessary? the impact of World War II
  • Auto euphoria and other postwar enthusiasms
  • The sky's the limit
  • Reinventing the railroads.