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The Resource Historical atlas of the North American railroad, Derek Hayes

Historical atlas of the North American railroad, Derek Hayes

Label
Historical atlas of the North American railroad
Title
Historical atlas of the North American railroad
Statement of responsibility
Derek Hayes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"...the history of the railroad in North America, from its origins in Britain in the 1820s and short lines connecting Eastern Seaboard rivers in the 1830s to Amtrak and the modern intermodal freights driving today's railroad revival."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hayes, Derek
Dewey number
385.0973
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • United States
  • Canada
Label
Historical atlas of the North American railroad, Derek Hayes
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-217) and index
Contents
The railroad map -- Origins -- Local lines -- Extending outward -- Toward a network -- Pacific dreams -- A railroad war -- A network West -- The first transcontinental -- The race West -- Years of glory -- More transcontinentals -- The end of monopoly -- defending the nation -- A thousand glorious tomorrows
Control code
606760492
Dimensions
33 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780520266162
Lccn
2009943592
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)606760492
Label
Historical atlas of the North American railroad, Derek Hayes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-217) and index
Contents
The railroad map -- Origins -- Local lines -- Extending outward -- Toward a network -- Pacific dreams -- A railroad war -- A network West -- The first transcontinental -- The race West -- Years of glory -- More transcontinentals -- The end of monopoly -- defending the nation -- A thousand glorious tomorrows
Control code
606760492
Dimensions
33 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Isbn
9780520266162
Lccn
2009943592
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)606760492

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