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History of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway

Bryant, Keith L., Jr.

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ISBN 10: 0025179209 / ISBN 13: 9780025179202
Edité par MacMillan, New York, 1974
Etat : As New Couverture rigide
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398pp/illus. History of the railroad. Text clean. N° de réf. du libraire 010647

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Titre : History of the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa ...

Éditeur : MacMillan, New York

Date d'édition : 1974

Reliure : Cloth

Etat du livre :As New

Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine

Edition : 1st Printing

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In 1859, Cyrus K. Holliday envisioned a railroad that would run from Kansas to the Pacific, increasing the commerce and prosperity of the nation. With farsighted investors and shrewd management, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad grew from Holliday's idea into a model of the modern, rapid, and efficient railroad.

There were many growing pains. Rustlers, thieves, and desperadoes were as thick as the cattle in Kansas when the first rails were laid. When a conductor, toting a pistol, asked a grizzled prospector where he was heading, the old man replied, "Hell." "That's 65¢ and get off at Dodge," the weary conductor declared.

Once built with rails from Wales laid on ties of oak and walnut, the railroad survived the economic and climatic hardships of the late nineteenth century, and eventually extended from Chicago to San Francisco, with over 12,000 miles of track and substantial holdings in oil fields, timber land, uranium mines, pipe lines, and real estate.

About the Author:

Keith L. Bryant, Jr., is a professor of history at the University of Akron. He has published on labor and entrepreneurial history, the Gilded Age, and the history of the South.

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