The Southern Pacific, 1901-1985

The Southern Pacific, 1901-1985

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Don Hofsommer chronicles the twentieth-century history of a transportation giant. Here is a story of divestiture and merger, Sunset Route, and Prosperity Special. q . . . a treasure house of information about the Southern Pacific Company . . . . This book is a joy to read.q--Richard C. Overton, from the ForewordSalt Lake City and the State of Utah Ticket clerks at the Ferry Building in 1907 were a ... Grenville M. Dodge concurred but added an optimistic note: aquot;It is fortunate that he built up and organized the properties so completely and efficiently ... It was true that Har- rimana#39;s excellent management team of Robert Lovett, Julius Kruttschnitt, John Stubbs, William Hood, and ... Lovetta#39;s job, difficult enough following in the shadow of Harriman, was sure to be exacerbated by a significantly changedanbsp;...

Title:The Southern Pacific, 1901-1985
Author:Don L. Hofsommer
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press - 2009-05


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