The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890

The American Railroad Network, 1861-1890

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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.
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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 153.4 x 229.6 x 12.4mm | 276.7g
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 025207114X
  • 9780252071140
  • 1,273,936

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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
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