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Moving West, as told by Gilbert Clock


In the first book "Every Hour Counts" Gilbert told you about his beginning and early life. He introduced you to the times and lives of Don and Molly during the late 1800's and even brought memories to you of people and inventions of those years. Now, he is moving with his addoped family and becomes a member of the next generation of Holscombs, the Johnson family. While making this move from Connecticut to Iowa, you learn about the Mormons who were in Iowa, who and what started the Union Pacific Railroad, and who were people such as Carrie Welton, Thaddeus Lowe, or Herman Hollerith? You will discover the first block paved with cement and where it was. What was the Anglo-Persian Oil Company and does it still exist? There are many interesting facts about the late 1800's and early 1900's that are of today's world, but, unfortunately forgotten. This is a must book , especially in today's world quickly losing the remnants of yesterday.

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