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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Railroad Noir: The American West at the End of the Twentieth Century.   

History of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

John F. Stover - Transportation - 1995 - 419 pages
The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad in America. As an economic historian, Stover tells the history of the B & O from its beginnings in 1928, and ...
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New Departures: Rethinking Rail Passenger Policy in the Twenty-first Century

Anthony Perl - Transportation - 2002 - 334 pages
North America faces a transportation crisis. Gas-guzzling SUVs clog the highways and air travelers face delays, cancellations, and uncertainty in the wake of unprecedented ...
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Dixie Limited: Railroads, Culture, and the Southern Renaissance

Joseph R. Millichap - Transportation - 2002 - 146 pages
In the South, railroads have two meanings: they are an economic force that can sustain a town and they are a metaphor for the process of southern industrialization. Recognizing ...
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A Century of Subways: Celebrating 100 Years of New York's Underground Railways

Brian J. Cudahy - History - 2004 - 388 pages
I declare the subway open, said Mayor George B. McClelland at about 2 p.m. on October 27, 1904. His hand on the switch, McClelland drove the new electric-powered cars of the ...
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Underneath New York

Harry Granick - Architecture - 1991 - 211 pages
Everyone wonders what goes on down a manhole. This book explores the mysteries beneath New York City's streets, telling the story of hidden pipes and cables and how they are ...
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The Malbone Street Wreck

Brian J. Cudahy - History - 1999 - 120 pages
On November 1, 1918, as the Great War in Europe was entering its final hours, a five-car elevated train was heading for the Flatbush section of Brooklyn with hundreds of ...
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Rails Under the Mighty Hudson: The Story of the Hudson Tubes, the Pennsy ...

Brian J. Cudahy - History - 2002 - 106 pages
Rails Under the Mighty Hudson tells a story that begins in the final years of the nineteenth century and reaches fulfillment in the first decade of the twentieth: namely, the ...
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The New York Subway: Its Construction and Equipment : Interborough Rapid ...

Brian J. Cudahy - History - 2004 - 150 pages
First published in October 1904 by the Interborough Rapid Transit Corporation, the company that built New York's first underground railway, this unique facsimile edition is a ...
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