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Rails across dixie : a history of passenger trains in the American South

Author: Jim Cox
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Throughout, the book explores the technological achievements, the impact of traveling on the tracks. Other topics include: contemporary museums and excursion trains; the development of commuter rails, monorails, light rails, and other transit trains; the social impact and legal issues; and historical rail terminals and facilities. The book is supplemented with more than 160 images and 11 appendices"--Provided by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Cox
ISBN: 9780786445288 0786445289
OCLC Number: 609716000
Description: x, 466 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Jim Cox.

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Detailing the golden age of train travel, this book explores the technological achievements, the romance and the economic impact of traveling on the tracks. Other topics include: contemporary museums  Read more...

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