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The Transcontinental Railroad was finished and opened for traffic on May 10, 1869.
The transcontinental transportation network revolutionized the American economy because the transport of goods was made much faster, cheaper and more flexible American novelist Marcia Davenport wanted to discover for herself the Wild West.
The process of transforming the West continued, and even accelerated, once actual railroad operations began.
No ambitious railroader dared to spend a leisurely evening at a boisterous saloon, one of the institutions synonymous with the Wild West.
” gone to Oregon by covered wagon “with a banjo on my knee.” It required four separate flights to make the transcontinental journey.
On the segment from Salt Lake City, United forwarded the eight passengers aboard a lumbering trimotor biplane that followed the Overland route “made dear by song, verse, and story, the route of the ox trains, the Forty-niners, the stagecoaches, the pony express.” On the way to Cheyenne, bad weather forced Davenport’s plane to make an unscheduled landing at a U. government airmail emergency field called Parco, Wyo.
In their stylishness and cool elegance they looked conspicuously out of place.
Some had traveled from as far as England, the Netherlands, and Germany to this isolated patch of sagebrush and sand on the banks of the Clark Fork River, and they had done so willingly.