The Iron Highway

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Date
1959
Summary
Tells the story of railroad development in the early 1800's. Reviews briefly other forms of transportation in wide use before the advent of railroads. Explains how railroading was financed through Federal Subsidies. Covers other interesting aspects of railroading in the Midwest.
Contributors
WOI-TV; Iowa State Teachers College; Herb Hake
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Historical
Subject
United States--History ; Railroads.
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Other Identifiers
Other: GR00466124; MDPI Barcode: 40000003094952

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