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The electric interurban railways in America

Author: George W Hilton; John F Due
Publisher: Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press, 1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The definitive history of the American electric interurban railway industry.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George W Hilton; John F Due
ISBN: 0804705534 9780804705530 0804740143 9780804740142
OCLC Number: 237973
Description: ix, 463 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: The industry. The rise of the industry ; The technology of the interurbans ; Passenger traffic ; Freight traffic ; The interurbans and government regulation ; Finance ; The decline of the industry ; The decision to abandon --
Part 2: The individual interurbans. Ohio ; Indiana ; Michigan ; Kentucky ; Pennsylvania ; Delaware ; West Virginia ; New Jersey ; New York ; New England ; The southern states ; Illinois ; Wisconsin ; Minnesota and the Dakotas ; Iowa ; Nebraska ; Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma ; Texas ; Colorado ; Wyoming ; Utah ; Idaho ; Montana ; Arizona ; Washington ; Oregon ; California ; Canada --
Principal interurban car builders.
Responsibility: [by] George W. Hilton and John F. Due.

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'A first-rate work of such detail and discernment that it might well serve as a model for all corporate biographies ... A wonderfully capable job of distillation.' Trains

 
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