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Title Encyclopedia of North American railroads / edited by William D. Middleton, George M. Smerk, and Roberta L. Diehl.

Imprint Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press ; c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  385.09 En19 2007    ---  Axe Inventory 2022
Description xii, 1281 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 1220-1223) and index.
Contents Foreword / by John H. White, Jr. -- Overview essays. Development of North American railroads / Keith L. Bryant, Jr. -- A social history of American railroads / H. Roger Grant -- Technology and operating practice in the nineteenth century / John H. White, Jr. -- Technology and operating practice in the twentieth century / William D. Middleton -- Building a new rail system / Don Phillips -- General entries A-Z -- Appendixes. A. A statistical abstract of North American railroads ; B. Maps ; C. Glossary of railroad terms ; D. 130 most notable railroad books.
Subject Railroads -- North America -- Encyclopedias.
Added Author Middleton, William D., 1928-2011.
Smerk, George M.
Diehl, Roberta L.
ISBN 0253349168 (bound)
9780253349163 (bound)
Standard No. NLC 20080083552
YDXCP 100452184
AU@ 000041610535

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