Publication: TwoDot, 2021, Guilford, Connecticut
First edition. 8vo. Color, pictorial, stiff wrappers, xiii [blank], 185  pp., acknowledgments, introduction, illustrated mostly from photographs, portraits, notes, bibliography, index, about the author. A history of the many contributions women made to the building of the U. S. railroad system. Men might have physically built the railroads, but women made lasting contributions and helped inspire travel. Enss focuses on women's contributions to the railroads during the 1800s and early 1900s. Includes chapters on the telegraphers, Laura Bullion, Lillie Langtry, Julia Bulette, Mary Colter, the Harvey Girls, women who created the refrigerated boxcars, designed more comfortable passenger cars, promoted westward travel through artwork or written pieces, as well as an architect who built some of the Harvey Houses and the tourist sites at the Grand Canyon. As new, unread copy.
Inventory Number: 48644