Consolidation of Railroads; In the Matter of Consolidation of the Railway Properties of the United States Into a Limited Number of Systems, August 3,

Consolidation of Railroads; In the Matter of Consolidation of the Railway Properties of the United States Into a Limited Number of Systems, August 3,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...576.--Financial relationships also intricate, 577.--This case to be judged by economic rather than legal reasoning, 578.--Complete country-wide, not half-hearted or local competition, essential, 578.--General outline of transcontinental competition, 578.--Territorial limitation of Sunset Route competition, 578.--Theoretically, north-and-south gathering lines distinct from east-and-west long-haul lines desirable, 579.--Physical upbuilding and development of Central Pacific favored by unmerger, 580.--The Pacific Railroad acts again, 580.---Finally Central Pacific merger needed to balance the Burlington-Western Pacific through line, 580.--Temporary prejudicial effect upon local transportation, a valid objection, 581.--Agreement for dissolution in 1914 establishes practicability, 581.--Pacific coast public sentiment versus national interest and policy, 586.--Possible advantages of transfer of Southern Pacific lines in Oregon to the Union Pacific, 586.--Objections thereto are conclusive, 588.--National defense requires completion of an interior north-and-south line of communication, 589--Recapitulation of distribution of California and Oregon lines, 589. (Tricago, Burlington & Quincy-Northern Pacific to preserve balance of power against The Union Pacific-North Western, 590.--Traffic interchange at Billings, Mont., 591.--The Denver & Salt Lake project essential to future development, 591.--Its relation to Denver & Rio Grande and Western Pacific, .r!92.--Alternative alliance. 592.--Terminals at San Francisco, 592.--Chicago Great Western provides necessary connections between twin cities and Missouri River gateways, 593.--The Minneapolis & St. Louis used still further to supplement deficiencies southwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, .show more

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  • English
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  • 1236494520
  • 9781236494528