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Railroads and Steamships

Important Developments in American Transportation (America"s Industrial Society in the Nineteenth Century)

by Suzanne J. Murdico

  • 28 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Transportation,
  • Railroads,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • United States,
  • Railroads - General,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Transportation - Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft,
  • 19th century,
  • History,
  • Steamboats

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9404259M
    ISBN 100823942783
    ISBN 109780823942787
    OCLC/WorldCa51293521

    During the ’s, Henry Bradley Plant was building an empire of railroads, steamships and hotels. He wanted that empire to have a palace and that palace was the Tampa Bay Hotel. The hotel was built by Plant personally, not investors, at a cost of $2,, and an additional $, for furnishings. It took two years to build, covered 6.


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