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Community Dreams:
Santa Cruz, California, 1876

Chandler, Alfred D., Jr., ed. The Railroads: The Nation’s First Big Business. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1965.

Chandler, Alfred D., Jr. The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1977.

Davidson, Janet F., and Michael S. Sweeney. On the Move: Transportation and the American Story. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2003.

Deverell, William. Railroad Crossing: Californians and the Railroad, 1850-1910. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

Gilbert, M. E. Santa Cruz County: Faithful Reproduction in Print and Photography of Its Climate Capabilities, and Beauties. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker, 1896.

Hamman, Rick. California Coast Railways. Boulder, Colo.: Pruett, 1980.

Harrison, E. S. History of Santa Cruz County, California. San Francisco: Pacific Press, 1892.

Licht, Walter. Working for the Railroad: The Organization of Work in the Nineteenth Century. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1983.

Lydon, Sandy. Chinese Gold: The Chinese in the Monterey Bay Region. Capitola, Cal.: Capitola Book Company, 1985.

Painter, Nell Irvin. Standing at Armageddon: The United States, 1877-1919. New York: W. W. Norton, 1987.

Stromquist, Shelton. A Generation of Boomers: The Pattern of Railroad Labor Conflict in Nineteenth-Century America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1987.

Withuhn, William L., ed. Rails across America: A History of Railroads in North America. New York: Smithmark, 1993.

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