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Leaders count : the story of BNSF Railway

Author: Lawrence H Kaufman
Publisher: Austin, Tex. : Texas Monthly Custom Pub. ; [College Station, Tex.] Distributed by Texas A & M University Press, ©2005.
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Describes the dramatic story of how the Aurora Branch Railroad, which spanned from Aurora, Illinois, to Chicago, grew and developed into the modern-day BNSF Railway. This illustrated book includes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kaufman, Lawrence H.
Leaders count.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Monthly Custom Pub. ; [College Station, Tex.] Distributed by Texas A & M University Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607775360
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence H Kaufman
ISBN: 0972449523 9780972449526 097244954X 9780972449540
OCLC Number: 62278087
Description: xvi, 384 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), color map ; 28 cm
Contents: 1 Nineteenth-Century Dot-coms 1 --
2 Roosevelt, War, Depression: Regulation Restrains Railroads 43 --
3 The Transportation Act of 1920: More Regulation 67 --
4 The Aftermath of War 95 --
5 Decline Accelerates: Markets Shrink, but Not Assets 106 --
6 A Third Try to Combine the Northerns Succeeds 128 --
7 Coal, Bankruptcies, Railroad Deregulation, and Another Merger 152 --
8 A New Golden Age? Not Quite 204 --
9 A Fight and Then Another Merger 271 --
10 The Present: It's All about Service 342.
Other Titles: Story of BNSF Railway
BNSF Railway
Responsibility: Lawrence H. Kaufman.

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