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[Railroad consolidations]

Thomas Carr Powell

[Railroad consolidations]

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by Thomas Carr Powell

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Pagination55 p.
Number of Pages55
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Open LibraryOL16157936M

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The Pennsylvania Railroad's class H8, H9s and H10s steam locomotives were of the "Consolidation" type, the last three classes of such built by the railroad. The three classes differed only in cylinder diameter and thus tractive effort, each subsequent class increasing that measurement by an first H8 was built in and the last H10 in ; within a few Nearest city: Strasburg, Pennsylvania. The New York Central Railroad (reporting mark NYC) was a railroad primarily operating in the Great Lakes and Mid Atlantic regions of the United States. The railroad primarily connected greater New York and Boston in the east with Chicago and St. Louis in the Midwest along with the intermediate cities of Albany, Buffalo, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Detroit, and arters: New York Central Building, New York .

railroad or railway, form of transportation most commonly consisting of steel rails, called tracks, on which trains of freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock are drawn by one locomotive locomotive, vehicle used to pull a train of unpowered railroad cars. Color photographs of s in service are rare but Mr. Mainey's book provides a nice section of these locomotives during their final years of service. Perhaps it was because the B&O just owned so many Consolidations that some saw service until the end of steam operations.


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Railroad Consolidations in Texas: () [Joseph Draper Sayers] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Washington, D.C.: Association of American Railroads, © [Railroad consolidations] book Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Association of American Railroads. Railroad Committee for the Study of. The 's and 's were year of consolidation in the American railroads.

They were the years of the great financiers such Jay Gould and JP Morgan, made fortunes buying and selling railroad stocks. Most of all however, they were the years that the rails became the backbone of. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

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About this Book Catalog Record Details. Railroad consolidations and the state of Pennsylvania: a study Kidd, Howard C. (Howard Carson), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. His thesis that railroad consolidation was in its essence about traffic - a problem of economics and transportation, not politics - was welcomed as a businesslike perspective on an issue that had become highly politicized.

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Consolidations The dominant national trend in railroad management and finance from the s on was consolidation. By purchase, lease, or trust arrangements, the larger systems absorbed smaller lines. The giants of railroad strategy and finance, such as the Big Four and New York's Vanderbilt group, reached out far beyond the regions where they.

This beautiful all-color book was published by The Railroad Press in July "Anthracite Classics" covers the PRR, RDG, LV and CNJ, mostly in the early 's to the mid's. PRR steam is in abundance in Enola and Northumberland in the early 's. Reading steam and early diesels are shown, along with early diesels of the Lehigh Valley and Central RR of New.

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It is a curious result of the trend of affairs, that official Washington, which ten years ago was violently opposed to railroad consolidations, is now the first to urge them upon the railroad companies. There are times it takes great courage to write, especially when the events are personala major human-made catastrophe.

Add to it a fictional focus is on the bleaker side of the human condition, and you have a book steeped with gravitas. This certainly is the case in author, Neil Newtons tough novel, The Railroad/5.

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Paul, James J. Hill () dreamed of a ship and rail bridge to the riches of the mysterious Orient. Through a succession of jobs, he absorbed every detail of moving goods by land and by water, which contributed to the excellent management and low-cost operation of his railroad empire. He made financial history by shaping the Northern Securities.

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In these pages, renowned rail author Brian Solomon takes a visual and 3/5(2).Railway Merger Plans. TURNING back to plans formulated nearly five years ago, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway have just taken the most progressive step yet made toward consolidation of carriers in the Eastern territory.RAILWAY CONSOLIDATIONS.

July 1, Credit The New York Times Archives. See the article in its original context from July 1,Section E, Page 4 .