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Rock Island Requiem - a book by Schneider, Gregory L.

Rock Island Requiem

The Collapse of a Mighty Fine Line

Rock Island Requiem( )
Author: Schneider, Gregory L.
ISBN:978-0-7006-1918-4
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University Press of Kansas
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Chronicles the unraveling and demise of the mighty Rock Island Railroad—the largest railroad liquidation in American history. Victim of government regulation, inept management, individual greed, and self-interest, its downfall presents in microcosm the story of the railroad industry's larger problems in postwar America—and in relief, the story of America's economic failures in the 1960s and 1970s.

Book Details
Pages:392
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Corporate Finance / General
Transportation / Railroads / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.5 Inches

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