Railroads : Their Construction, Cost, Operation, and Control (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Railroads: Their Construction, Cost, Operation, and Control Figures furnished by the Interstate Commerce Com mission are produced, showing that the producers pay more than four times as much to support general railroad officers as is paid to all the general officers of the United States, States and Territories for their ser vices to the people. Facts and figures concerning rail road taxation are produced, showing that the burden of paying such taxes is unequal and falls most heavily on the producers of the country. United States ownership, State control and State ownership of the railroads are presented for the con sideration of the reader. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243155506
  • 9780243155507