Why did American railroads decline from the glory days of the early twentieth century? Why did so many railroad mergers in the 1950s and 1960s, intended as a panacea for the ills of an outdated system, go sour and, in fact, make a bad situation worse? Saunders addresses these and many other issues in this authoritative history of U.S. railroads and their corporate mergers.Beginning with a wide-ran...
Paperback: 505 pages
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press; 1 edition (February 29, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.3 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1606986
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
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