Travel back to the 1860s to witness the dramatic track-laying contest between the Union and Central Pacific Railroads as Irish immigrants Sheamus and Nora Cullen and their children travel westward by freight car and riverboat. Placing fictional characters at the scene of landmark events, this thrilling story brings historical facts into vivid focus for young readers. 35 drawings.
Travel back to the 1860s to join a family of Irish immigrants on their westward voyage to participate in the dramatic track-laying contest between the Union and Central Pacific Railroads. 35 illustrations.