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The Resource American railroads : decline and renaissance in the twentieth century, Robert E. Gallamore & John R. Meyer

American railroads : decline and renaissance in the twentieth century, Robert E. Gallamore & John R. Meyer

Label
American railroads : decline and renaissance in the twentieth century
Title
American railroads
Title remainder
decline and renaissance in the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Robert E. Gallamore & John R. Meyer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gallamore, Robert E
Dewey number
385.0973/0904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE2751
LC item number
.G337 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Meyer, John Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Railroads and state
Label
American railroads : decline and renaissance in the twentieth century, Robert E. Gallamore & John R. Meyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The enduring American railroads -- The ills of government regulation of rail rates and services -- The policy dilemma of competition and consolidation -- The impact of rival freight modes on railroads -- The decline of railway passenger service, 1900/1970 -- Mergers at mid-century and the Penn Central debacle -- The RRR and RRRR Acts and Northeast rail reorganization -- The brief, mainly happy life of Conrail, 1976/1999 -- The Staggers Rail Act and railroad experience under deregulation -- How railroads got their final sizes and shapes -- The enduring problem of rail passenger service in the Amtrak era -- Advancing technology for enduring railroads -- Decline and renaissance of American railroads in the twentieth century; pulling into the terminal
Control code
861478393
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 506 pages
Isbn
9780674725645
Lccn
2013042025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)861478393
Label
American railroads : decline and renaissance in the twentieth century, Robert E. Gallamore & John R. Meyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The enduring American railroads -- The ills of government regulation of rail rates and services -- The policy dilemma of competition and consolidation -- The impact of rival freight modes on railroads -- The decline of railway passenger service, 1900/1970 -- Mergers at mid-century and the Penn Central debacle -- The RRR and RRRR Acts and Northeast rail reorganization -- The brief, mainly happy life of Conrail, 1976/1999 -- The Staggers Rail Act and railroad experience under deregulation -- How railroads got their final sizes and shapes -- The enduring problem of rail passenger service in the Amtrak era -- Advancing technology for enduring railroads -- Decline and renaissance of American railroads in the twentieth century; pulling into the terminal
Control code
861478393
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 506 pages
Isbn
9780674725645
Lccn
2013042025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)861478393

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