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Publisher Description

Philadelphia: A Railroad History describes the remarkable development of the railroad industry in Philadelphia and the intense competition that pitted the Pennsylvania Railroad against the Reading Railroad, and those two titans against the formidable Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to dominate the regional market. The book details the impact of the rail industry in the region’s economy, the Philadelphia waterfront, and its port.


It also highlights the key roles of the city’s industrial giants during this colorful era, including Steven Girard, Matthias Baldwin, William Sellers, Franklin Gowen, John W. Garrett, George Roberts, and Edward G. Budd.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
2013
May 6
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
230
Pages
PUBLISHER
Camino Books, Inc.
SELLER
Camino Books Inc.
SIZE
13.9
MB