The Great Railroad Revolution

The Great Railroad Revolution

The History of Trains in America

Book - 2012
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Looks at the railroad's impact on American society in the nineteenth century, from its ability to move goods and people great distances to its role in making the United States a world power.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2012
Edition: 1st US ed
ISBN: 9781610391795
1610391799
Call Number: 385.0973 W836g
Characteristics: xxix, 397 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm

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Jane60201 Feb 16, 2014

Read it for a class. A long book for a few interesting and insightful ideas.

Ham625 Jun 09, 2013

The origins, financial machinations, political oversight and shear volume of assets and freight involved in the development of the American railroads up to 2012. A better book than I expected.

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