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The Resource Encyclopedia of North American railroads, edited by William D. Middleton, George M. Smerk, and Roberta L. Diehl

Encyclopedia of North American railroads, edited by William D. Middleton, George M. Smerk, and Roberta L. Diehl

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Encyclopedia of North American railroads
Title
Encyclopedia of North American railroads
Statement of responsibility
edited by William D. Middleton, George M. Smerk, and Roberta L. Diehl
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Language
eng
Summary
"For anyone who has ever been captivated by the mystery and romance of the rails, this is the go-to reference guide with all the latest information on railroads past and present. An authoritative and comprehensive encyclopedia on the evolution of the North American railroad industry, which includes the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, and Cuba, it encompasses the history of their development, technology, operating practices, and social and cultural impact on the world."--Jacket
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contains biographical information
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N$T
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  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
Encyclopedia of North American railroads, edited by William D. Middleton, George M. Smerk, and Roberta L. Diehl
Label
Encyclopedia of North American railroads, edited by William D. Middleton, George M. Smerk, and Roberta L. Diehl
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2006009
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1220-1223) and index
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online resource
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cr
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multicolored
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Contents
Foreword / by John H. White, Jr. -- Overview essays -- Development of North American railroads / Keith L. Bryant, Jr. -- A social history of American railroads / H. Roger Grant -- Technology and operating practice in the nineteenth century / John H. White, Jr. -- Technology and operating practice in the twentieth century / William D. Middleton -- Building a new rail system / Don Phillips -- General entries A-Z -- Appendix A : A statistical abstract of North American railroads -- Appendix B : Maps -- Appendix C : Glossary of railroad terms -- Appendix D : 130 most notable railroad books
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1 online resource (xii, 1281 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780253027993
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computer
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rdamedia
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illustrations, maps, portraits.
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remote

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