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The railroad : the life story of a technology

Author: H Roger Grant
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood technographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Railroads altered the landscape of the United States. Within a few decades of the invention of the locomotive, railways stretched from coast to coast, enabling people and goods to travel far greater distances than ever before, completely altering our concept of time and space. And while railroads may seem like an "old" technology, they continue to be an essential means of transporting both goods and people, and new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Grant, H. Roger, 1943-
Railroad.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607631340
Online version:
Grant, H. Roger, 1943-
Railroad.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
(OCoLC)608443268
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H Roger Grant
ISBN: 0313330794 9780313330797
OCLC Number: 57143252
Description: xvii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Gestation, 1800-1860 --
Youth, 1860-1880 --
Maturity, 1880-1940 --
Old age, 1940-1970 --
Rebirth, 1970-present --
Appendix : Steam locomotive types.
Series Title: Greenwood technographies.
Responsibility: H. Roger Grant.
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