all ebooks in category: Railroad History (6)

Iron Horses
English | EPUB | 14.6 MB

A vivid account of the origins of the transcontinental railroad – available for the first time in trade paperback – by the author of the …

The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Road: Dreams of Linking North and South
English | ISBN: 0253011817 | 2014 | 208 pages | PDF | 5 MB

Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was more ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston. …

Cincinnati's Incomplete Subway: The Complete History
English | 2010 | ISBN: 1596298952 | EPUB | pages: 216 | 11.2 mb

What of those ghostly catacombs that lie dormant below city streets? Those subway tunnels, never finished, never filled with the screeches of trains and the …

Ordinary Workers, Vichy and the Holocaust : French Railwaymen and the Second World War (repost)
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1107039568 | 301 Pages | True PDF | 4.85 MB

Should French railwaymen during the Second World War be viewed as great resisters or collaborators in genocide? Ludivine Broch revisits histories of resistance, collaboration and …

Romance of the Rails: Why the Passenger Trains We Love Are Not the Transportation We Need
English | November 8th, 2018 | ISBN: 1944424946 | 300 pages | EPUB | 40.77 MB

American transportation has undergone many technological revolutions: from sailing ships to steamships; canals to railroads; steam to diesel; horsecars to electric streetcars; passenger trains and …

The Lake Shore Electric Railway Story (Railroads Past and Present)
English | September 14th, 2015 | ISBN: 0253337976, 0253017661 | 320 pages | EPUB | 16.58 MB

From 1901 to 1938 the Lake Shore Electric claimed to be—and was considered by many—"The Greatest Electric Railway in the United States." It followed the …