The Railroad: East and West Shaking Hands - History Through A Lens poster
The photo on this poster shows the linking of the two ends of the Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869. The famous photo by Andrew Joseph Russell captures the moment when Leland Stanford of the Central Pacific Railroad, and Thomas Durant, of the Union Pacific Railroad, shook hands at the celebration of the joining of the two railroads.
This poster features a large image of this historic photo . It also contains explanatory text that gives background information to this milestone in history.
||SOCIAL STUDIES, The American West, US 20th Century
||18 " x 24" (H x W)
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