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Episode description: Chronicles the heroic effort of building the transcontinental railroad—and its world-changing consequences. By bringing hundreds of buffalo hunters to the plains and settlers from all parts of Europe to homestead on the prairies, the railroad had a devastating effect on the West's environment and native inhabitants. [cc]

Rating: [TV-PG] (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Series Information: Ken Burns American Stories

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First aired: Monday, November 10, 2003 (excluding any air dates prior to June 1999)

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Official web site: http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/

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