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150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad: What a Difference it Made
The introduction of steam technology in general and railroads in particular changed the American West. The change was so pervasive that it dramatically affected the character of America. Daniel Thielen, Director of the Nevada State Railroad Museum, will discuss the various ways the world changed when rails joined the country. This event will be held via Zoom. Please register and receive a meeting link prior to the event.
- Sunday, May 3, 2020
- 2:00pm - 3:30pm
- Zoom - Register to receive link to event
- Digital Library