ラウトレッジ アメリカ鉄道史アトラス<br>The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American Railroads (Routledge Atlases of American History)

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ラウトレッジ アメリカ鉄道史アトラス
The Routledge Historical Atlas of the American Railroads (Routledge Atlases of American History)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 144 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415921404
  • DDC分類 385.0973022

基本説明

With 50 full-color original maps.

Full Description


With 50 full-color original maps, and a keen and perceptive text, the preeminent historian of US railways has created an illustrated atlas that will delight general history readers and railroad fans alike. From the construction of the first US railroads in the 1830s to the advent of Amtrak, this outstanding work explores the revolutionary geographical expansion and rapid acceleration of American life made possible by the people who built, operated and rode the US railway systems. The "Routledge Historical Atlas of American Railroads" traverses some of the most exciting thoroughfares in our history and culture, and offers a unique view of young America. Anyone interested in the people and events that shaped the US, general readers, students and all railroad fans will make this a new standard work. Also inlcludes 50 color maps.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           8  (2)
Time and Distance---Travel in 1800 10 (2)
American Railroads in the Early 1830s 12 (2)
Some Problems Solved 14 (2)
A Broken Skein of Lines 16 (2)
The Travels of Abe Lincoln, 1849 and 1861 18 (2)
Major Developments in the 1850s 20 (2)
Western Commercial Traffic Changes Direction 22 (2)
The Speed of Travel in 1860 24 (2)
Gauge Difference in 1860 26 (2)
Railroads and the Civil War 28 (4)
Federal Land Grants for Railroads 32 (2)
Railroads to the Pacific 34 (2)
Postwar Construction 36 (2)
Troubles in the 1870s 38 (2)
A Decade of Record Railroad Building 40 (4)
God's Time Became Vanderbilt's Time 44 (2)
The Grange and the Railroads 46 (2)
The 1890s 48 (2)
Major Rail Combinations in the 1900s 50 (2)
1916: A Record Year 52 (4)
Competition for the Railroad 56 (2)
Streamliners in the 1930s 58 (2)
Another War Won 60 (2)
American Railroads in 1950 62 (2)
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad 64 (2)
Pennsylvania Railroad 66 (2)
New York Central Railroad 68 (2)
Erie Railroad 70 (2)
Southern Railway 72 (2)
Louisville & Nashville Railroad 74 (2)
Illinois Central Railroad 76 (2)
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad 78 (2)
Seaboard Air Line Railroad 80 (2)
Chesapeake & Ohio 82 (2)
Norfolk & Western 84 (2)
Union Pacific 86 (2)
Southern Pacific 88 (2)
Santa Fe 90 (2)
Northern Pacific 92 (2)
Great Northern 94 (2)
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy 96 (2)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific 98 (2)
Chicago & North Western 100(2)
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific 102(2)
New York, New Haven & Hartford 104(2)
Missouri Pacific 106(2)
Gulf, Mobile & Obio 108(2)
Missouri, Kansas & Texas 110(2)
Denver & Rio Grande Western 112(2)
New York, Chicago & St. Louis 114(2)
Midcentury Problems 116(4)
Amtrak and Conrail, Courtesy of Uncle Sam 120(4)
The Staggers Rail Act of 1980 124(2)
Railroads in the 1990s 126(4)
Chronology 130(4)
Further Reading 134(4)
Index 138(6)
Acknowledgments 144