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The American railway : its construction, development, management, and trains

Author: Thomas Curtis Clark
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An in-depth description of the origin and expansion of the railroad across America.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Curtis Clark
ISBN: 9781616083342 1616083344
OCLC Number: 738350607
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : C. Scribners' Sons, 1889.
Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 456 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The building of a railway / by Thomas Curtis Clarke --
Feats of railway engineering / by John Bogart --
American locomotives and cars / by M.N. Forney --
Railway management / by E.P. Alexander --
Safety in railroad travel / by H.G. Prout --
Railway passenger travel / by Horace Porter --
The freight-car service /by Theodore Voorhees --
How to feed a railway / by Benjamin Norton --
The railway mail service / by Thomas L. James --
The railway in its business relations / by Arthur T. Hadley --
The prevention of railway strikes / by Charles Francis Adams --
The every-day life of railroad men / by B.B. Adams --
Statistical railway studies / by Fletcher W. Hewes.
Responsibility: [edited] by Thomas Curtis Clarke.

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Looks at the American railroad industry in the 1880's and how it developed as the business boomed. This title presents detailed texts about how railroads were built, the types of railways, the  Read more...

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