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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.
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.

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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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