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
Characteristics: xxix, 397 p. : 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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