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American railroads.

Bower Aly

American railroads.

by Bower Aly

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Published by The Artcraft Press Print in [Columbia, Mo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- United States.,
    • Railroads and state -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: University of Virginia.

      StatementPublished in cooperation with the University of Virginia Extension Division, University of Virginia, Charlottesville.
      ContributionsUniversity of Virginia. Division of Extension.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2757 1939 .A72
      The Physical Object
      Pagination220 p.
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL184575M
      LC Control Numbera 43000821
      OCLC/WorldCa5589950

      The handbook of American railroads. The handbook of American railroads. - Full View | HathiTrust Digital Library | HathiTrust Digital Library About this Book Catalog Record Details. The handbook of American railroads. Lewis, Robert Frier, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. As early as Georgius Agricola, in his book on minerals, American Railroads The Early Nineteenth Century In the United States, as in England, the first railroads, employing horse-drawn wagons, were used to haul minerals. Railroad History: Selected full-text books and articles.

      A fascinating account of the rise, decline, and rebirth of railroads in the United States, "American Railroads" traces their history from the first lines that helped Eastern seaports capture Western markets to today's revitalized industry. 24 halftone illustrations. 5 maps. 9 tables. The book that I feel is the best railroad history ever published goes to Don Hofsommer's "The Quannah Route." Scott Yaeger, Sugar Land, Texas A must read for anyone wanting to know how railroads have evolved in the U.S. is Albro Martin's "Enterprise Denied: Origins of the Decline of American Railroads, " Glen Brewer, Denver, Colo.

      Finally, Grant reviews the lasting heritage of the railroads as it has been preserved in word, stone, paint, and memory. Railroads and the American People is a sparkling paean to American railroading by one of its finest historians. The book is published by Indiana University Press. American Railroads (The Chicago History of American Civilization) by John F. Stover A fascinating account of the rise, decline, and rebirth of railroads in the United States, John F. Stover's American Railroads traces their history from the first lines that helped eastern seaports capture western markets to today's newly revitalized industry.


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