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The Resource The American heritage history of railroads in America, by Oliver Jensen

The American heritage history of railroads in America, by Oliver Jensen

Label
The American heritage history of railroads in America
Title
The American heritage history of railroads in America
Statement of responsibility
by Oliver Jensen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the history of railroads in the United States through their heyday and the deterioration that followed World War II
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
385/.0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HE2751
  • Q385 J
LC item number
.J38
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The American heritage history of railroads in America, by Oliver Jensen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A new breed of horse -- On to the western waters -- The first railroad war -- The race to promontory -- Building a new nation -- The age of bare knuckles -- The romantic image -- Down brakes! -- Boomers, hoggers, and brass-pounders -- Turrets, towers, and rain sheds -- Great days for the passenger element -- They went everywhere -- Days of the dinosaur -- The long haul -- Days of reckoning. -- Epilogue: Two railroads
Control code
1527578
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780070325265
Isbn Type
(McGraw-Hill)
Lccn
75019438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The American heritage history of railroads in America, by Oliver Jensen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A new breed of horse -- On to the western waters -- The first railroad war -- The race to promontory -- Building a new nation -- The age of bare knuckles -- The romantic image -- Down brakes! -- Boomers, hoggers, and brass-pounders -- Turrets, towers, and rain sheds -- Great days for the passenger element -- They went everywhere -- Days of the dinosaur -- The long haul -- Days of reckoning. -- Epilogue: Two railroads
Control code
1527578
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780070325265
Isbn Type
(McGraw-Hill)
Lccn
75019438
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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