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The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway

text The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway

Summary

Documents the dramatic and sometimes deadly competition between New York and Boston to build the first American subway, describing the rivalry between two brother subway engineers and their famous supporters.

Contents
Introduction: Two Cities, One Crisis -- PART I. THE VISIONARIES -- A Secret Subway -- Where Spirits, the Devil and the Dead Live -- A Family for the Ages -- History Made in Richmond -- PART II. THE BLIZZARD AND THE BILLIONAIRES -- The Blizzard Tha... Read more
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Description
viii, 404 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
St Martins Pr 2014

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KCL 388.42 MOST in Adult Non-fiction Available

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