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  • Railroads of Indiana (Simons)

Follows Indiana's railroads through five distinct eras - 1830 to 1860, 1860 to 1900, 1900 to 1930, 1930 to 1960, and 1960 to 1996. The broad themes of Indiana railroad history are sketched within the framework of these periods. In addition, there is a brief synopsis of each railroad system, tracing its corporate and physical growth and evolution. A third section is devoted to commonalities among the various railroads, focusing on services, facilities, personalities, and accidents.Provides a chronology and history of the development of rail travel in the st from 1830 to the present, as well as chapters on such topics as the major ra systems which operated during the first half of this century; historic and modern short lines; railroad towns, cities, bridges, tunnels, abandonments and disasters. Illustrated throoghout with B&W photographs etc. 1997 Indiana University Press. Hardcover with dw. VG, small tear in dw and corner bumped to rear top corner. 297pp. Z0-V5FT-IKB1

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Railroads of Indiana (Simons)

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