The Resource A most magnificent machine : America adopts the railroad, 1825-1862, Craig Miner

A most magnificent machine : America adopts the railroad, 1825-1862, Craig Miner

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A most magnificent machine : America adopts the railroad, 1825-1862
Title
A most magnificent machine
Title remainder
America adopts the railroad, 1825-1862
Statement of responsibility
Craig Miner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the growth of railroads from their origins in the 1820s to the onset of the Civil War and also examines the cultural, economic, and political aspects
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miner, H. Craig
Dewey number
385.0973/09034
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE2751
LC item number
.M56 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
Label
A most magnificent machine : America adopts the railroad, 1825-1862, Craig Miner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : treading on enchanted ground -- Baltimore looks West -- The vast machinery -- Network -- Default -- Riding the rails -- The soulless corporation -- Scalded by the steam -- The near West -- Southern strategy -- The prairie and the river -- Panic -- We fly by night -- Mr. Whitney's dream -- Pacific or bust -- Conclusion : adapting to the machine
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 325 p.
Isbn
9780700617555
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2010026138
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn607980793
  • (OCoLC)607980793
Label
A most magnificent machine : America adopts the railroad, 1825-1862, Craig Miner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : treading on enchanted ground -- Baltimore looks West -- The vast machinery -- Network -- Default -- Riding the rails -- The soulless corporation -- Scalded by the steam -- The near West -- Southern strategy -- The prairie and the river -- Panic -- We fly by night -- Mr. Whitney's dream -- Pacific or bust -- Conclusion : adapting to the machine
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 325 p.
Isbn
9780700617555
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2010026138
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn607980793
  • (OCoLC)607980793

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