The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890

by George Rogers Taylor, Irene D. Neu

The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890 Synopsis

The emergence of railroads during the Civil War, their expansion westward, the adoption of uniform rail gauges, and the first key consolidations in the industry.

The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890 Press Reviews

ADVANCE PRAISE For those who have long puzzled over the extent and effectiveness of the nation's railroads on the eve of the Civil War, the maps and lucid text which they accompany will be worth their weight in gold. -- Mississippi Valley Historical Review A model of concise, pointed scholarship. -- Journal of Political Economy The definitive study. -- Business History Review

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252071140
Publication date: 23rd December 2002
Author: George Rogers Taylor, Irene D. Neu
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Railway transport industries, Trains & railways: general interest, History of engineering & technology,

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