White, Richard. Land Use, Environment, and Social Change: The Shaping of Island County, Washington. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979.
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Railroad Maps, 1828–1900. This American Memory collection from the Library of Congress illustrates the development of industry and agriculture in the United States through official government surveys, promotional maps, route guides published by commercial firms, and other primary sources.
Transcontinental Railroad. This PBS American Experience site contains resources for the film of the same name, which include a timeline, profiles of important figures, and archival images.
White, Richard. "Corruption in America's Gilded Age." HBS Working Knowledge. August 4, 2003.