Alan Coleman's Railroads of North Carolina (Images of Rail) PDF

By Alan Coleman

ISBN-10: 0738553360

ISBN-13: 9780738553368

ISBN-10: 1531633579

ISBN-13: 9781531633578

because the establishing of the 1st everlasting railway in 1833, hundreds of thousands of railroad businesses have operated in North Carolina. Rail transportation, speedier and extra effective than different tools of the period, opened new markets for the goods of North Carolina�s farms, factories, and mines. through the years, North Carolina rail businesses have ranged in measurement from well-engineered giants just like the Southern Railway to transitority logging railroads just like the Hemlock. move ties and rails have been laid throughout nearly each available terrain: tidal marshes, sand hills, rolling piedmont, and mountain grades. at risk of the turbulent and unregulated economies of the day, few railroad businesses escaped reorganizations and receiverships in the course of their company lives, usually leaving tangled and contradictory histories of their passing.

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