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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 35 related to Railroad Noir: The American West at the End of the Twentieth Century.   

Dining By Rail: The History and Recipes of America's Golden Age of Railroad ...

James D. Porterfield - Cooking - 1998 - 400 pages
A culinary look back at America's great passenger trains offers a history of their era and more than 250 authentic recipes for meals regularly served in the dining cars of the past
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Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow: The Epic Story of the Transcontinental ...

Dee Brown - History - 2001 - 311 pages
Featuring archival photographs, a vivid re-creation of the heyday of American expansion brings the transcontinental railroads to life, including all of the heroes and villains ...
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Streets, Railroads, and the Great Strike of 1877

David O. Stowell - History - 1999 - 181 pages
Compares the experiences of the New York communities of Albany, Buffalo, and Syracuse during the strikes of 1877, and argues that the crowds were seeking control over urban ...
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Railroads of Pennsylvania: Fragments of the Past in the Keystone Landscape

Lorett Treese - Transportation - 2003 - 274 pages
Regional histories of the great railroads Rail stories of the people and events that shaped history Rails to Trails paths, tourist attractions, and more Divides the state into ...
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The Railroads of the Confederacy

Robert C. Black - History - 1952 - 360 pages
Originally published by UNC Press in 1952, The Railroads of the Confederacy tells the story of the first use of railroads on a major scale in a major war. Robert Black presents ...
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Sugar & Railroads: A Cuban History, 1837-1959

Oscar Zanetti Lecuona, Alejandro García Alvarez - Transportation - 1998 - 496 pages
Cuba was among the first countries in the world to utilize rail transport. This text presents a history of Cuban railroads from their introduction in the 19th century, through ...
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Iron Confederacies: Southern Railways, Klan Violence, and Reconstruction

Scott Reynolds Nelson - History - 1999 - 257 pages
During Reconstruction, an alliance of southern planters and northern capitalists rebuilt the southern railway system using remnants of the Confederate railroads that had been ...
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Iron Horses: American Locomotives 1829-1900

E. Alexander - Transportation - 2003 - 240 pages
Colorful stories of the old steam engines of yesteryear fill these pages — from the steam carriage operated on the streets of Paris in 1769 to the mighty locomotives that ...
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British Rail 1974-1997: From Integration to Privatisation

Terence Richard Gourvish, Terry Gourvish, Mike Anson - Business & Economics - 2004 - 736 pages
This book, written by Britain's leading railway historian, provides an authoritative account of the progress made by British Rail prior to privatisation and a unique insight ...
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