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JonoSnave
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how did mining in the west help lead to the construction of railroads?

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saybae

Mining was an enormous boost to the economy and they needed the railroads to transport their goods. In a sense the railroad was built on the mining industry. The west changed with all the influx of settlers. The railroad was a huge factor in developing the west. Workers started coming from the east to find work in the west.

christyyy

Mining was an enormous boost to the economy and they needed the railroads to transport their goods. In a sense the railroad was built on the mining industry. The west changed with all the influx of settlers. The railroad was a huge factor in developing the west. Workers started coming from the east to find work in the west.

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