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Train time : railroads and the imminent reshaping of the United States landscape

Author: John R Stilgoe
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unlike many United States industries, railroads are intrinsically linked to American soil and particular regions. Divided into sections that focus on particular aspects of the impending impact of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Stilgoe
ISBN: 9780813926681 0813926688
OCLC Number: 85485187
Description: xv, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Whisper --
Necklace --
Sidetracked --
Resort --
Threshold --
Express --
Fast freight --
Bulk --
Transfer --
Overhead.
Responsibility: John R. Stilgoe.
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