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Titre : The Southern Railway: Road of the Innovators
Éditeur : Univ of North Carolina Pr
Date d'édition : 1985
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Etat de la jaquette : Very Good
Signé : Inscribed by Author(s)
inscribed to previous owner/signed by Davis on half-title page;previous owner name stamp on all foreedges Language: eng Language: eng 0.0. N° de réf. du libraire bb12
Synopsis : Davis traces railroad development in the South by a cast of remarkable entrepreneurs and the subsequent creation of the Southern Railway's network from the ruins of those early enterprises. This is also a full account of the many innovations wrought by the Southern's leaders: the first major railroad to convert to diesel power; a pioneer in mechanized maintenance of right-of-way; the use of gigantic box cars to carry bulky cargo; and the operation of coal trains in continuous shuttle.
Originally published in 1985.
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