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Philadelphia railroads

Allen Meyers

Philadelphia railroads

by Allen Meyers

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, S.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings, structures,
  • Railroads,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAllen Meyers and Joel Spivak
    SeriesImages of rail
    ContributionsSpivak, Joel
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF25.P5 M49 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25076631M
    ISBN 100738573396
    ISBN 109780738573397
    LC Control Number2010921603

    Book your train and bus tickets today by choosing from over 30 U.S. train routes and destinations in North America.   Overview Philadelphia: A Railroad History describes the remarkable development of the railroad industry in Philadelphia and the intense competition that pitted the Pennsylvania Railroad against the Reading Railroad, and those two titans against the formidable Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to dominate the regional : Camino Books, Incorporated.

    OCLC Number: Description: [] pages: illustrations, maps ; 27 cm: Series Title: Philadelphia history, v. 2, no. Responsibility: by John C. Philadelphia became the railroad capital of the world in the s when 12 distinct lines opened within a mile radius of the city to carry people and freight. The railroad boom in the 19th century was made possible by the development of rural communities surrounding the city, the Industrial Revolution, excellent access to raw materials, and an influx of European immigrants. Philadelphia.

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The author gives a general history of how the railroads contributed to Philadelphia's development and blends past and present history nicely. This book could easily be expanded in detail. out of 5 stars Good local history - learned details of my old neighborhood Reviewed in the United States on August 8, /5(13).

Philadelphia: A Railroad History describes the remarkable development of the railroad industry in Philadelphia and the intense competition that pitted the Pennsylvania Railroad against the Reading Railroad, and those two titans against the formidable Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to dominate the regional market.

The book details the impact of the rail industry on four local firms—Baldwin Locomotive, the Cramp Shipyard, Midvale Steel and the Budd Company—and on the Philadelphia. Philadelphia became the railroad capital of the world in the s when 12 distinct lines opened within a mile radius of the city to carry people and freight.

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Dale Woodland notes in this book, "Reading Diesels: Volume 2, The Second Generation," the opening of a coal terminal at Port Richmond along the Delaware River in Philadelphia on provided the railroad with an eastern outlet for its anthracite. The P&R proved, once more, that rail transportation was superior to the canal.

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Philadelphia became the railroad capital of the world in the s /5(5). The Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware houses the largest collection of Reading documents and photographs held by any research institution, and the Athenaeum in Philadelphia holds drawings of Reading RR structures designed by the Wilson Brothers.

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The Philadelphia and Reading Railroad (P&R) was one of the first railroads in the United States. Along with the Little Schuylkill, a horse-drawn railroad in the Schuylkill River Valley, it formed the earliest components of what became the Reading Company.

Primarily, the P&R was constructed to haul anthracite coal from the mines in northeastern Pennsylvania's Coal Region to arters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Railroad: 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, ) (page.

Scope and Contents. The collection represents approximately thirty percent of the surviving records of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company. These records provide nearly comprehensive coverage of corporate matters for the entire time span and reasonably complete coverage of the functional departments from towith less coverage from to and from.

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Canals and railroads are annotated in colors. Chartered under the name Sunbury and Erie Railroad on April 3, Name changed in to the above. See also entries Contributor: Sinclair, Thomas S. - Philadelphia and Erie Railroad Date: The Pennsylvania Railroad World War II Memorial is a monument on the main concourse of 30th Street Station in Philadelphia, commemorates the 1, Pennsylvania Railroad employees who died in World War IIDesigned by: Walker Hancock.

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