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Title:
The science of railways ... : with illustrations of the inception, growth and evolution of primitive transportation
Author:
Kirkman, Marshall M. (Marshall Monroe), 1842-1921.
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Railway Publishing, 1894.
Physical Description:
12 volumes : illustrations, portrait ; 20 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
Contents:
I. Organization and forces. -- II. Financing, building and maintaining. -- III. Operation of trains. -- IV. Passenger business. -- V. Freight business. -- VI. Baggage, express and mail business. -- VII. Economical purchase, care and use of material. -- VIII. Economy of rates. Private versus government control. -- IX. Fiscal affairs - disbursements. -- X. Fiscal affairs. Collection of Revenue. -- XI. General fiscal affairs. -- XII. Fiscal duties of agents and conductors. General index.
Format :
Book