The Great Railroad Revolution

The Great Railroad Revolution

The History of Trains in America

Book - 2012
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In The Great Railroad Revolution, renowned railroad expert Christian Wolmar tells the extraordinary story of the rise and the fall of the greatest of all American endeavors, and argues that the time has come for America to reclaim and celebrate its often-overlooked rail heritage.
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2012
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Description: xxix, 397 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9781610391801
1610391802
9781610391795
1610391799
Branch Call Number: 385.0973 Wol

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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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