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Erie Lackawanna : death of an American railroad, 1938-1992

Author: H Roger Grant
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text examines the history of one of America's most famous railroads, the Erie, and its successor after 1960, the Erie Lackawanna. It covers the period between the Erie's fourth bankruptcy in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H Roger Grant
ISBN: 0804723575 9780804723572
OCLC Number: 29791975
Description: ix, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: 1. Weary Erie, 1832-1937 --
2. Bankruptcy, Reorganization, and War, 1938-1945 --
3. Postwar Railroading, 1946-1957 --
4. Merger, 1958-1960 --
5. Enter the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad, 1961-1962 --
6. The William White Revival, 1963-1967 --
7. Dereco, 1968-1972 --
8. "Erie Lack-of-Money" and the Coming of Conrail, 1973-1976 --
9. The Estate, 1977-1992.
Responsibility: H. Roger Grant.
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1 Weary Erie, 1832-1937 1 2 Bankruptcy, Reorganization, and War, 1938-1945 20 3 Postwar Railroading, 1946-1957 40 4 Merger, 1958-1960 75 5 Enter the Erie-Lackawanna Railroad, 1961-1962 101 6 The William White Revival, 1963-1967 123 7 Dereco, 1968-1972 155 8 “Erie Lack-of-Money” and the Coming of Conrail, 1973-1976 178 9 The Estate, 1977-1992 210 “Notes” 231 “Selected Books” 271 “Index” 277 MAPS 1 Proposed Merger, 1920’s xiv-xv 2 Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad xvi-xvii 3 Erie Railroad Suburban Lines xviii-xix 4 Erie Lackawanna Railroad, 1974 xx-xxi

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/32430942#Topic\/erie_lackawanna_railroad_company_management_history<\/a>> # Erie-Lackawanna Railroad Company--Management--History<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Erie-Lackawanna Railroad Company--Management--History<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/32430942#Topic\/railroads_northeastern_states_management_history<\/a>> # Railroads--Northeastern States--Management--History<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85110904<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Railroads--Northeastern States--Management--History<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/143162523<\/a>> # Erie Lackawanna Railway Company<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Erie Lackawanna Railway Company<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/148920640<\/a>> # ConRail<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"ConRail<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/263162249<\/a>> # H. Roger Grant<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1943<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Grant<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"H. Roger<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"H. Roger Grant<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/29791975<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \ngenont:InformationResource<\/a>, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/29791975<\/a>> ; # Erie Lackawanna : death of an American railroad, 1938-1992<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:dateModified<\/a> \"2020-11-23<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nvoid:inDataset<\/a> <http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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