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American Railroads
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 506

American Railroads

Overregulated and displaced by barges, trucks, and jet aviation, railroads fell into decline. Their misfortune was measured in lost market share, abandoned track, bankruptcies, and unemployment. Today, rail transportation is reviving. American Railroads tells a riveting story about how this iconic industry managed to turn itself around.

Nothing Like It In the World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 431

Nothing Like It In the World

Chronicles the race to finish the transcontinental railroad in the 1860s and the exploits, sacrifices, triumphs, and tragedies of the individuals who made it happen.

Wheat Country Railroad
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 376

Wheat Country Railroad

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-12
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  • Publisher: Unknown

"A detailed history and reference work concerning railroads south of Spokane, Washington, and north of the Snake River."--Provided by publisher.

Railroads
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 236

Railroads

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2005-11-01
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  • Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.

Competition made the price of flour and cloth and shoes equal and reasonable; why should it make fares and freights unequal and unreasonable? Few indeed were they who could be made to see that the true cause of complaint was with an economical theory misapplied... The system was, indeed, fairly honeycombed with jobbery and corruption.-from "The Railroad Problem"In the middle to late 19th century, a morass of civic and social concerns ensnared private corporations-the railroads-that provided what was essentially a public service. The "railroad problem" was only beginning to dramatically impact the United States when, in 1878, Charles Francis Adams, Jr., an expert on railroad management and th...

Testimony of George R. Blanchard Before the Special Railroad Committee of the New York Assembly
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 692
Model Railroads
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 96

Model Railroads

Contains information on choosing a railway model, scales, and gauges, making the most of available space, designing the layout, and building and modelling the track and the landscape

Railroads
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 2

Railroads

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Railroads of South and Central America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 178

Railroads of South and Central America

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1919
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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