2 edition of The story of the western railroads found in the catalog.
The story of the western railroads
Robert Edgar Riegel
by University of Nebraska Press
Written in English
|Series||A Bison book BB183|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||345|
THE STORY OF THE RAILROAD "Y” This book is dedicated to JOHN PIXLEY MUNN, M.D. A lifelong friend of railroad men and a loyal and unwavering advocate of the Railroad Young Men's Christian Association. Credit Mobilier connected with the building of Western railroads, perhaps the greatest legislative scandal in Amer. Individual pages will be found [in the printed encyclopedia, Vol IV.] for most of the predecessors with construction dates and map. Several were, in effect, "paper railroads" and may have done surveys and/or purchased land, but built no operating railroad. They were Fernley & Lassen, Goose Lake & Southern and Modoc Northern.
Track Washout On The Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railroad. A major flood struck the Aurora / Eola, Illinois area on July , Over a 24 hour period it rained inches which was an Illinois state record and the second highest ever nationally. This article is part of the history of rail transport by country series.. Wooden railroads, called wagonways, were built in the United States starting from the s. A railroad was reportedly used in the construction of the French fortress at Louisburg, Nova Scotia, in New France (now Canada) in Between and , at the close of the French and Indian War (–), a gravity.
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railroad or railway, form of transportation most commonly consisting of steel rails, called tracks, on which trains of freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock are drawn by one locomotive or more.
However, there are other types of railways, including those whose units consist of single self-propelled cars, cable-drawn railways used to ascend steep.Bain's book—the product of a year effort—is the authoritative account and will probably remain so for a long time.
If you want the whole story, it's here, wonderfully written and .