3 edition of This fascinating railroad business found in the catalog.
This fascinating railroad business
Robert Selph Henry
|Statement||by Robert Selph Henry ...|
|LC Classifications||TF147 .H45 1943|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||10 p. ., 15-520 p.|
|LC Control Number||43009243|
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Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Extensive coverage of every aspect other than the history of railroading. Begins with basic elements, the track and its behaviour, the gauges, the laying of the line, bridges, tunnels, wires, signals. The book is a fascinating look at the evolution of the steam locomotive as the premier power train for railroads in the 19th century from its earliest beginnings to the perfection of this technology.
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Colonel Robert Selph Henry (Octo – Aug ) was an American lawyer, railroad executive and historian. He was an executive of the Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway from toand the Vice President of the Association of American Railroads from to He was the author of several books about the history of the Southern United States, including the Alma mater: Vanderbilt University.
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2.) This Fascinating Railroad Business by Robert Selph Henry: BAR TFH45 (dated, but still useful) and The Railroad: What It Is, What It Doesby John Armstrong: BAR TFA75 provide good introductions to the business and operational aspects of railroading.
3.). Spanning toThe Robert Selph Henry Papers consist of correspondence, subject files, photographs, and clippings concerning Henry's research on the Civil War, focusing on the Confederacy and Nathan Bedford Forrest, and also railroad history. This collection also contains Henry's Southern Historical Association (SHA) and Association of American Railroads papers.
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Also, the photograph shows 3 railroads. The middle railroad was double track and probably a trolley line. I figure that the railroad on the left (west) side was probably the Washington and Old Dominion. The railroad on the right (east) side was probably PRR\'s Rosslyn Operator.
It is a fascinating photo. Most importantly, this book is a smart and deeply affecting look at black people's long and agonizing struggle to get basic respect and justice. More than any book I've read, Overground Railroad made me understand the endless, malicious obstacles put in the way of basic living, solely because of skin color.
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