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Union Pacific Timeline

150 Years - The History of Union Pacific

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Description

Signed into being by Abraham Lincoln in 1862, Union Pacific in 2012 celebrates our shared history with generations of families and more than 7,300 communities that helped shape our country. 

UP Timeline highlights in detail 60 milestones in Union Pacific's 150-year history and features more than 100 photos from Union Pacific's archives. Rail enthusiasts, Lincoln fans, students and history buffs will enjoy this interactive look at Union Pacific's past as it faces a future Building America.

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Customer Reviews

Great for railfans and American history buffs alike

I was impressed by the interactive history provided by this book. Many nice photos and stories spanning 150 years of railroad history in the US.

150 Years - The History of Union Pacific

Awesome story!

Read if you're an American

True this is a nice advertisment for Union Pacific Railroad, but it's also a fantastic e-book that details how an integral part of U.S. History came to be. Before there was internet, cellular phones, telephones, space travel, planes, or even cars - there was Union Pacific railroad. Time and progress have historically wiped away almost all of our 'firsts' for this country, but this is a great book detailing one company and industry that have prevailed.

You don't have to be a railroad 'foamer' to enjoy this, just someone who wants to know more about our past and how this country was made along with some insights on how the railroads and Union Pacific will continue to help "build America" as their slogan states.

The price is right, the material is in depth without being over the top and the history should be shared with all of our youth and those of us that missed it the first few times. Congratulations to Union Pacific on celebrating 150 years and still maintaining a youthful persona by posting an e-book about your history on iTunes!

Union Pacific Timeline
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  • Free
  • Available on iPad, iPhone and Mac.
  • Category: Transportation
  • Published: Jun 01, 2012
  • Publisher: Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Seller: Tim McMahan
  • Print Length: 139 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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