American railroad network, 1861-1890

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Harvard University Press, distributed by Oxford University Press , Cambridge, Mass, London
StatementGeorge RogersTaylor, Irene D. Neu.
SeriesStudies in economic history
ContributionsNeu, Irene Dorothy.
The Physical Object
Pagination113p.,ill.,24cm
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Open LibraryOL18999160M

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Details about The American Railroad Network, - Paperback NEW Taylor, George Be the first to write a review. The American Railroad Network, - Paperback NEW Taylor, George   Few scenes capture the American experience so eloquently as that of a lonely train chugging across the vastness of the Great Plains, or snaking through tortuous high mountain passes.

Although this vision was eclipsed for a time by the rise of air travel and trucking, railroads have enjoyed a rebirth in recent years as profitable freight carriers.

The Panic of ended this fervor but it reignited again between and when another 4, miles were built. There was one casualty of the 's, the narrow gauge railroad. In another book by Dr.

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Railroads in America can be traced back to when Colonel John Stevens gained the first charter in North America to build the New Jersey Railroad Company, although it was not constructed until The NJRR later went on to become part of the Pennsylvania Railroad's far-reaching network.

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