Encyclopedia Of North American Railroads

Author by : William D. Middleton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Indiana University Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : Lavishly illustrated and a joy to read, this authoritative reference work on the North American continent’s railroads covers the U.S., Canadian, Mexican, Central American, and Cuban systems. The encyclopedia’s over-arching theme is the evolution of the railroad industry and the historical impact of its progress on the North American continent. This thoroughly researched work examines the various aspects of the industry’s development: technology, operations, cultural impact, the evolution of public policy regarding the industry, and the structural functioning of modern railroads. More than 500 alphabetical entries cover a myriad of subjects, including numerous entries profiling the principal companies, suppliers, manufacturers, and individuals influencing the history of the rails. Extensive appendices provide data regarding weight, fuel, statistical trends, and more, as well as a list of 130 vital railroad books. Railfans will treasure this indispensable work.


Encyclopedia Of North American Railroading

Author by : Freeman H. Hubbard
Languange : en
Publisher by : New York : McGraw-Hill
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Total Read : 22
Total Download : 487
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Description : Provides brief information on railroad lore, terminals, lines, owners, robbers, technology, and history


Trains And Technology Cars

Author by : Anthony J. Bianculli
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Delaware Press
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Description : Volume 2 of 'Trains and Technology' is devoted to railroad cars of nineteenth-century America. Since the variety of cars used during the nineteenth century was huge, the book is divided into three sections- passenger, freight, and non-revenue cars. The easily understood, jargon-free discussions and explanations throughout the book are accompanied by over 225 illustrations and accurate scale drawings of the various equipment.


The Historical Guide To North American Railroads

Author by : Jeff Wilson
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Description : Rev. ed. of: The historical guide to North American railroads / compiled by George H. Drury. Milwaukee, Wis.: Kalmbach Books, c1985.


North American Locomotives

Author by : Brian Solomon
Languange : en
Publisher by : Crestline Books
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Total Read : 45
Total Download : 277
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Description : "An illustrated look at some of North America's most iconic locomotive models from the 19th century to the present, organized alphabetically by landmark railroads"--


North American Railroads

Author by : Brian Solomon
Languange : en
Publisher by : Voyageur Press
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Total Read : 97
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File Size : 45,8 Mb
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Description : Get an up-close and personal look at over 150 years of railway history. This richly illustrated encyclopedia of classic and contemporary American railroads features concise histories of 101 U.S. and Canadian railroads past and present. Over 400 stunning images include period and modern photography in both color and black and white, evocative print ads, and system maps. Author Brian Solomon, an accomplished railway photographer, has written more than 50 railroad-related book titles. Here, he shares his deep knowledge of the history, geography, and beauty of railroads in detailed captions accompanying each of his photographs. Each railroad profile is completed by one or more fact boxes with details on the railroads' geographic scope, hardware, and freight and passenger operations. Spanning more than a century and a half, this giant compilation of "fallen flags," Class I behemoths, classic regional carriers, and transportation icons is the go-to resource for railfans of all stripes.


On Railways Far Away

Author by : William D. Middleton
Languange : en
Publisher by : Indiana University Press
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Description : Presents more than 200 of the author's favorite photographs and the personal stories behind the images, from Scotland's Firth of Forth Bridge and the world's first high-speed railway in Japan to railroads across North America.


The World Book Encyclopedia

Author by :
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 79
Total Download : 488
File Size : 40,9 Mb
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Description : An encyclopedia designed especially to meet the needs of elementary, junior high, and senior high school students.


Ge And Emd Locomotives

Author by : Brian Solomon
Languange : en
Publisher by : Voyageur Press (MN)
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 34
Total Download : 507
File Size : 40,9 Mb
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Description : "A comprehensive history of North America's two major locomotive manufacturers, comprising previous 2003 and 2006 volumes with updated information and photos to take the story through 2013"--Provided by publisher.


Workers In America A Historical Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author by : Robert E. Weir
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 86
Total Download : 927
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Description : This encyclopedia traces the evolution of American workers and labor organizations from pre-Revolutionary America through the present day. • Suggested reading for each entry, including both print and online resources • A chronology of important labor highlights • 350 entries covering key topics