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The American Railway

Its Construction, Development, Management And Appliances

by Thomas Curtis Clarke

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads - General,
  • United States - General,
  • Transportation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsThomas M. Cooley (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9334748M
    ISBN 101430483075
    ISBN 109781430483076
    OCLC/WorldCa156821121

      Get an up-close and personal look at over years of railway history. This richly illustrated encyclopedia of classic and contemporary American railroads features concise histories of U.S. and Canadian railroads past and present. Over stunning images include period and modern Brand: Voyageur Press. The Manual for Railway Engineering (MRE) is an annual publication released every April. The Manual consists of more than 5, pages of railway engineering reference material, the recommended practices for the industry. It contains principles, data, specifications, plans and economics pertaining to the engineering, design and construction of.

    An online bookstore catering to railroad enthusiasts and avid readers. Securely purchase vintage books and magazines about railroads and trains all in one place online. This edition lists nearly shortline and regional railroads in the United States and Canada. Includes the history, radio frequency, locomotive roster and other information for each line as well as diesel profiles and a listing of past shortlines.

      With Michael Portillo, Elizabeth Welch, David Rambow. Michael Portillo crosses the Atlantic to ride the railroads of America, armed with Appleton's General Guide to 8/10(1). The First Transcontinental Railroad in the U.S. was built across North America in the s, linking the railroad network of the eastern U.S. with California on the Pacific coast. Finished on at the Golden spike event at Promontory Summit, Utah, it created a nationwide mechanized transportation network that revolutionized the population and economy of the American Freight: trillion tkm.


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From the inside of the jacket: "Written by leading experts such as General Horace Porter of the Pullman Company and Charles French Adams, President of the Union Pacific, The American Railway was designed to inform and enlighten the public about everything from how track is laid to the origin of the railwayman's by: 5.

The American Railway provides an exciting look at the railroad industry in the s and how it developed as the business boomed. Originally published init contains a thorough history of how railroads were built, the types of railways, the lives of railway workers, the various ways the railway affected political and business economics, as well as the safety precautions of people who rode or worked with the railway Cited by: 5.

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The American Railway provides an exciting look at the railroad industry in the s and how it developed as the business boomed. Originally published init contains a thorough history of how railroads were built, the types of railways, the lives of railway workers, the various ways the railway affected political and business economics, as well as the safety precautions of people who rode or worked with the railway.

From the inside of the jacket: "Written by leading experts such as General Horace Porter of the Pullman Company and Charles French Adams, President of the Union Pacific, The American Railway was designed to inform and enlighten the public about everything from how track is laid to the origin of the railwayman's slang.5/5(1).

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