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Author Archives: Carlos A. Schwantes
Carlos A. Schwantes, St. Louis Mercantile Library Endowed Professor of Transportation and the West, is the author of Going Places: Transportation Redefines the Twentieth-Century West, Long Day's Journey: The Steamboat and Stagecoach Era in the Northern West and Railroad Signatures Across the Pacific Northwest. His book (co-authored with James Ronda) The West the Railroads Made is due out in 2008. Also suggested for further reading: Nothing Like It in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869, by Stephen E. Ambrose; and The Transportation Frontier: Trans-Mississippi West, 1865-1890, Oscar Osburn Winther.