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Trains Across the Continent, Second Edition North American Railroad History

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ISBN-10: 0253214114

ISBN-13: 9780253214119

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Rudolph Daniels

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List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 1/22/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

The Beginnings - Historical Survey
The Industrial Revolution and the First Railroads
Lions, Thumbs and Best Friends
Railroad Fever - Historical Survey
Run on to Goshen
North vs. South: The First Railroad War
The Glory Years - Historical Survey
Harnessing the Elephant
The Work Has Been Done Well in Every Way
The Pullman Company
Glory Years Technology
Railroad Financing
Perfecting the Network
Locomotive Evolution and the Creation of a Railroad Culture
Government Intervention
The Golden Years - Historical Survey
"The Public Be Blessed . . . "
The Lifeline of the Nation
Modern Times - Historical Survey
Twilight of the Railroad Era
Trains Today
Conclusion
Epilogue
Appendices
Chronological Table
Railroad Historical Slang Terms
"The Armchair Conductor": Railroad Movies Available on VHS
Reporting Marks and Railroad Companies Recognized by the AAR
Bibliography Index
Maps: 1850 U.S. Civil War U.S. Resources 1886 Railroads 1918 Canadian National Predecessors 1935 Railroads Current Major Railroads