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The Railroad: East and West Shaking Hands - History Through A Lens poster

The Railroad: East and West Shaking Hands - History Through A Lens poster

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History Through A Lens - The Railroad: East and West Shaking Hands

Description

The photo on this poster shows the linking of the two ends of the Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869. The famous photo by Andrew Joseph Russell captures the moment when Leland Stanford of the Central Pacific Railroad, and Thomas Durant, of the Union Pacific Railroad, shook hands at the celebration of the joining of the two railroads. This poster features a large image of this historic photo . It also contains explanatory text that gives background information to this milestone in history.

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Subject SOCIAL STUDIES, The American West, US 20th Century
Publisher Knowledge Unlimited
Dimensions 18 " x 24" (H x W)

This product can also be purchased as part of the following:

History Through a Lens - poster set

History Through a Lens - poster set

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