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The Pennsylvania Railroad, its organization, construction, and management

James Dredge

The Pennsylvania Railroad, its organization, construction, and management

by James Dredge

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Published by Offices of "Engineering", John Wiley and Sons in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pennsylvania Railroad.,
  • Railroad engineering -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEngineering (London, England)
    Statementby James Dredge.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2791, ESL 171
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 274 p., LXXXII leaves of plates (many folded) :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16476411M
    LC Control Number11000209

    The Pennsylvania Railroad Chesapeake & Atlantic Railway, operated by its own organization 25% Cherry Tree and Dixonville Railroad, operated as a joint facility 50% Richmond, Fredricksburg and Potomac Railroad By Construction: mi. Harrisburg to Marysville, PA, mi. Marysville to Altoona, PA, File Size: KB. What's online? The Historic Pittsburgh Book Collection contains publications from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that document Pittsburgh-area history and culture. This “collection” is comprised of texts selected from the collections of several of our partner institutions. It is an attempt at providing a unique overview to local Pittsburgh and western Pennsylvania history.

    Albert J. Churella, The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume I: Building an Empire, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, xviii + pp. $75 (hardcover), ISBN: Reviewed for by Tomas Nonnenmacher, Department of Economics, Allegheny College. The Pennsylvania Railroad Management looked with favor on its construction at that time, as subaqueous tunnels, with standard railroad equipment with steam traction, were not regarded as a final or attractive solution of the problem, from the standpoint of the Management, and at a subsequent period the Pennsylvania Railroad Company agreed to.

    The Organization of this Book West Chester was one of the first towns in the country to get a railroad, so its railroad history spans the entire era of American railroading. This book divides that history into three parts. Part I covers the period before the Civil War when railroads were still operated by relatively small local : James Jones. Metroliner: Originally a high-speed electric passenger car developed by the Pennsylvania Railroad and the U.S. Department of Transportation to improve service between New York and Washington. After the original passenger cars were downgraded, Amtrak continued to use the Metroliner name to market its high-speed Northeast Corridor passenger using.


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The Pennsylvania railroad: Its organization, construction, and management Unknown Binding – January 1, by James Dredge (Author)Author: James Dredge. Book, Print in English The Pennsylvania railroad: its organization, construction, and management By James Dredge.

With eighty-two plates and numerous illustrations. London, Offices of "Engineering"; new York, J. Wiley and sons, Chiefly reproduced from "Engineering.". In Pennsylvania Railroad, William Sipes provides a detailed history of the railroad, its construction, its management, and its various lines and their stations, starting with construction first experimental track laid down in in Delaware County and continuing with the railroad.

THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD: ITS ORGANIZATION, CONSTRUCTION, AND MANAGEMENT. London/New York: Offices of "Engineering"/John Wiley and Sons, First Edition. Hardcover folio. Item # pages with numerous engraved illustrations, tables of rolling stock, other tables, graphs, appendix and index.

plus eighty-two illustrated full-page plates of equipment, structures, signals. The Pennsylvania Railroad, its and management book, construction, and management by James Dredge; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Pennsylvania Railroad, Pictorial works, Railroad engineering.

The Pennsylvania Railroad: Its Origin, Construction, Condition, and Connections: Embracing Historical, Descriptive, and Statistical Notices of Cities, Towns, Villages, Stations, Industries, and Objects of Interest on Its Various Lines in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Pennsylvania Railroad.

Passenger Dept: Author: William B. Sipes3/5(1). The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1: Building an Empire, (American Business, Politics, and Society) [Churella, Albert J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1: Building an Empire, (American Business, Politics, and Society)Cited by: 1. The Pennsylvania Railroad, its organization, construction, and management / Catalog Record Only "With eighty-two plates and numerous illustrations." "Chiefly reproduced from 'Engineering.'".

denotes that the book is available from the Pennsylvania State Library, Harrisburg PA. Primary Resources. Company History – Annual Reports. Dredge, James. The Pennsylvania Railroad: Its Organization, Construction and Management.

New York: John. Wiley and Sons, Pennsylvania, General Assembly. Charters and Acts of Assembly [Relating to the Philadelphia & Reading Size: KB. PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD COMPANY ITS PREDECESSORS AND SUCCESSORS AND ITS HISTORICAL CONTEXT By Christopher T.

Baer June Edition All data subject to correction and change Jan. 1, Camden & Amboy monopoly expires; although its legal sanction is lost, the C&A continues to fight any potential competitor through lobbying and the courts.

(PL). Title: The Pennsylvania Railroad, its organization, construction, and management / / by James Dredge. Other Title: Engineering (London, England) Creator(s): Dredge, James, Pennsylvania Railroad.

Railroad engineering--Pictorial works. Part of: Engineering Societies Library Collection (Library of Congress). Pennsylvania Railroad, its organization, construction, and management. London: Offices of "Engineering" ; New York: John Wiley and Sons, (OCoLC) History of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company: With Plan of Organization, Portraits of Officials and Biographical Sketches, Volume 1 William Bender Wilson Henry T.

Coates, - Railroads4/5(1). By James Dredge. With eighty-two plates and numerous illustrations. Chiefly reproduced from "Engineering"., Appendix A: Rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania railroad., Appendix B: The action of railway brakes., Appendix C: Centennial exhibition traffic.

By-laws of the Board of Directors (adopted April and May, ): together with the Charter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, its supplement, and other laws relating to railroads projected from Cumberland to Pittsburg and from Pittsburg east / (Philadelphia: United States Book and Job Printing Office, ), by Pennsylvania Railroad (page.

Jan. 1, PW&B ceases operation of Junction & Breakwater Railroad, which is then operated by its own organization. (Val) Jan.

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We sell good books at good prices Seller Rating: % positive. The sheer size of the Pennsylvania Railroad ensured that the research, writing, and above all the organization of its corporate history would be a daunting task.

Simply listing the name of every employee who worked for the PRR in would generate a document nearly the length of this book. His Pennsylvania Railroad was in his day the largest railroad in the world, with 6, miles of track, and was famous for steady financial dividends, high quality construction, constantly improving equipment, technological advances (such as replacing wood fuel with coal), and innovation in management techniques for a large complex arters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Pennsylvania Railroad, Volume 1 Building an Empire, Albert J.

Churella. pages | 8 1/2 x 11 | 92 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series American Business, Politics, and Society View table of contents and excerpt "Finally, we have a meticulously researched.Sometimes referred to as the world's first modern corporation, the PRR handled more business transactions and raised more capital than any other public or private sector organization of its time.

The Penn Central Transportation Company was formed in with a merger of the PRR and the New York Central Railroad.About the Historic Pittsburgh Books.

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