The Resource Sierra crossing : first roads to California, Thomas Frederick Howard

Sierra crossing : first roads to California, Thomas Frederick Howard

Label
Sierra crossing : first roads to California
Title
Sierra crossing
Title remainder
first roads to California
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Frederick Howard
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the building of the first roads over the Sierra Nevada in the 19th century, in projects launched by launched by emigrants, former gold miners, state government officials, the War Department, the Interior Department, local politicians, town businessmen, stagecoach operators, and other entrepreneurs eager to establish land routes between California and the rest of the country
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Howard, Thomas Frederick
Dewey number
388.1/09794/4
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HE356.C2
LC item number
H68 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roads
  • Overland journeys to the Pacific
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Label
Sierra crossing : first roads to California, Thomas Frederick Howard
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-205) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mountain wall, snow, basins, and rivers -- Trans-Sierra transport before wheeled vehicles -- Wagon trains across the Sierra -- Local initiatives in road building -- State government road measures -- The distant prospect of railroads -- The Federal government builds west to California -- Mail contracts and stagecoach service -- A revival of interest in road construction in California -- The Central Pacific Railroad
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 218 p.
Isbn
9780520206700
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
97028012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)37345664
  • (OCoLC)ocm37345664
Label
Sierra crossing : first roads to California, Thomas Frederick Howard
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-205) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mountain wall, snow, basins, and rivers -- Trans-Sierra transport before wheeled vehicles -- Wagon trains across the Sierra -- Local initiatives in road building -- State government road measures -- The distant prospect of railroads -- The Federal government builds west to California -- Mail contracts and stagecoach service -- A revival of interest in road construction in California -- The Central Pacific Railroad
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 218 p.
Isbn
9780520206700
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
97028012
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)37345664
  • (OCoLC)ocm37345664

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