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  • principles of railway transportation eliot jones vintage book

Hard covered book titled PRINCIPLES OF RAILWAY TRANSPORTATION by Eliot Jones, The Macmillan Company, 1925.

Topics include:

  • Capital Stock,
  • Bonds and Notes,
  • Transportation condition in 1789,
  • Early Tramways,
  • Early Railroads,
  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad,
  • South Carolina Railroad,
  • Creation of through Railway Systems,
  • Organization of Railroad Unions,
  • Railroad Failures,
  • Federal Legislation,
  • Illustrations of Rate Wars,
  • Local Discrimination,
  • Personal Discrimination,
  • The Classification of Freight, Rate Systems,
  • Legislation to the Entrance of the United States into the World War (April, 1917) State Regulation,
  • The Hepburn Act of 1906,
  • Railroad Problems,
  • Regulation of Securities,
  • Railroads and the War,
  • Government Ownership and Operation,
  • The Esch-Cummins Act of 1920,

and much more.

This sensational railroad book is in VG condition. Pages are intact, and the binding is tight. It was wet at some point many years ago around the bottom edge, as seen in the picture, pages are slightly warped. The red cover bled onto the bottom edges of a few pages. The pages themselves are in Good condition, with no writing or tears. This hard to find vintage book would make a treasured addition to your railroad collection/train library!

principles of railway transportation eliot jones vintage book

  • Product Code: b612
  • Length: 9 inches
  • Width: 6 inches
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