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The Louisville & Nashville Railroad, 1850-1963

Auteur : Kincaid A Herr
Éditeur: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2000.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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The Louisville and Nashville Railroad was the first major railroad in the American West, when it was founded in 1850. This work offers an illustrated history of the railway that grew to become one of  Lire la suite...

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Genre/forme: History
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Kincaid A Herr
ISBN: 0813121841 9780813121840
Numéro OCLC: 44128340
Notes: Originally published: Louisville: Public Relations Dept., L & N, 1964.
Description: 402 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contenu: Chapter I An Acorn is Planted 1 --
Chapter II Behind the Blueprints 6 --
Chapter III Wresting a Passageway 11 --
Chapter IV Course is Shaped 15 --
Chapter V First Through Train 20 --
Chapter VI Mars in the Ascendant 29 --
Chapter VII Recovery from War 39 --
Chapter VIII Southward to Coal and Iron 45 --
Chapter IX Yellow Jack and Teredos 53 --
Chapter X Coke Feeds the Furnace 62 --
Chapter XI Presidential Parade 67 --
Chapter XII Changing the Rail Gauge 76 --
Chapter XIII Growth in Mining Areas 84 --
Chapter XIV Entering the Cumberlands 91 --
Chapter XV Expanding Services 100 --
Chapter XVI Builders and Wreckers 108 --
Chapter XVII More Bluegrass Pastures 114 --
Chapter XVIII Alabama Steel 120 --
Chapter XIX Consolidation Maneuvers 127 --
Chapter XX Nashville's New Station 135 --
Chapter XXI Southward--to Georgia 144 --
Chapter XXII New Fields of Usefulness 151 --
Chapter XXIII L'Affaire Gates--Hawley 160 --
Chapter XXIV Shop Talk 164 --
Chapter XXV Y's and Otherwise 169 --
Chapter XXVI A Look at Eastern Kentucky 178 --
Chapter XXVII North Fork Extension 187 --
Chapter XXVIII Harlan County Coal 199 --
Chapter XXIX Adjustment to War 207 --
Chapter XXX Federal Control 214 --
Chapter XXXI War's Aftermath 223 --
Chapter XXXII An Era Ends 230 --
Chapter XXXIII We Mend Our "Ways" 238 --
Chapter XXXIV Belt-Tightening 247 --
Chapter XXXV Water on the Track 256 --
Chapter XXXVI War Again! 266 --
Chapter XXXVII World War II Years 274 --
Chapter XXXVIII First Century Ends 282 --
Chapter XXXIX First Ten--Second Hundred 290 --
Chapter XL Into the Space Age 304 --
Appendix I From Wood to Steel 328 --
Appendix II "Varnish" Train Ensemble 337 --
Appendix III L. & N. Motive Power 349 --
Appendix IV L. & N. Roadway and Track 367 --
Presidents of the L. & N 385 --
Railroads Acquired, Leased or Constructed 388 --
In Grateful Acknowledgment 389.
Autres titres: Louisville and Nashville Railroad, 1850-1963
Responsabilité: Kincaid Herr ; with a foreword by Lyle Key.

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