Overregulated and displaced by barges, trucks, and jet aviation, railroads fell into decline. Their misfortune was measured in lost market share, abandoned track, bankruptcies, and unemployment. Today, rail transportation is reviving. American Railroads tells a riveting story about how this iconic industry managed to turn itself around.As described bytheUS Centennial ofFlight Commission, athebrothers discovered thatheated air from afire directed into apaperor ... 65. RobertG. Pushkar, aCometa#39;s Tale, a Smithsonian (June 2002), pp.59a62. 66. Bestselling author Simon Winchester gives ... 69a71; JohnSherman Porter, ed., Moodya#39;s Transportation Manual (New York: Moodya#39;s Investora#39;s Service, Ltd. 1956); ICC, Statistics ofRailwaysin theU.
|Author||:||Robert E. Gallamore|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2014-06-17|