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2 edition of Freight problems of New England railroads found in the catalog.

Freight problems of New England railroads

Edward S. Prentice

Freight problems of New England railroads

Section 1, "Summary of findings and implications for further study;" Section 2, "The New England railroad study: rail freight traffic patterns" (an abridged version)

by Edward S. Prentice

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Published by Arthur D. Little in Cambridge, Ma .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- New England.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward S. Prentice.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p. :
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16477162M

    Freight cars were large enough to accommodate the size of packages that people could carry in and stack. The equipment had a moderate degree of overhang. Broader gauges tried, and rejected, in England There has never been a lack of observers who thought 4 feet /2 was suboptimal - men as disparate as James J. Hill, David P. Morgan, and Adolf Freight from Flordia if routed on CSX, which has the greatest share of the Florida freight business, would probably be routed north to Selkirk Yard near Albany, then south via the CSX daily train from Selkirk to Fresh Pond Junction in Queens, located at the intersection of the Hell Gate - Bay Ridge freight line (owned by New York Connecting Railroad north of Fresh Pond Junction and the Long

    Today, its former corridor is owned by the New England Central, a short line under Genesee & Wyoming's control. According to the book, "The Routledge Historical Atlas Of The American Railroads" by author John F. Stover, the state's mileage peaked at slightly over 1, during the 's. Today, according to the Association of American Railroads Full text of "Railroad freight rates in relation to the industry and commerce of the United States" See other formats

      British Railways, byname British Rail, former national railway system of Great Britain, created by the Transport Act of , which inaugurated public ownership of the first railroad built in Great Britain to use steam locomotives was the Stockton and Darlington, opened in It used a steam locomotive built by George Stephenson and was practical only for hauling :// The Central Vermont Railway was another of the fabled New England lines. It sliced north to south across the heart of the region, linking Montreal, Quebec with southern Connecticut at New London via St. Albans, Middlesex, Windsor, and Northfield (Massachusetts).


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