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.
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This is real good book about the railrod mergers of the United States in the last half of the 20th century. The authors describe in great detail the vast consolidation First-Class railroads into four ... Read full review
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