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2 edition of Government ownership and operation of railroads. found in the catalog.

Government ownership and operation of railroads.

Transportation Conference.

Government ownership and operation of railroads.

Formal action as taken by national, regional, state and local business organizations, 1936, S. 2,573, H. R. 10,595.

by Transportation Conference.

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Published by [Printed by the Railway Business Association in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads and state -- United States.,
    • Government ownership -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGathered by Transportation Conference, 1933-5.
      ContributionsRailway Business Association (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE1081 .T7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 742 p.
      Number of Pages742
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6350975M
      LC Control Number37006366
      OCLC/WorldCa3808873

      Most of Armstrong’s books deal with model railroads. In a sense, The Railroad: What It Is, What It Does is an elaboration of Armstrong’s much shorter guide for model railroads—Track Planning for Realistic Operation: Prototype Railroad Concepts for Your Model Railroad /5(23). In most other European countries, railroads date from about the middle of the 19th cent. and came increasingly under government ownership and operation. In Russia and other countries that were once part of it and the Soviet Union, railroad construction, also begun in the midth cent., received a great stimulus following the revolution.

      government ownership of railroads unwise Mr. Walker D. Hines Declares Initiative and Rivalry Are Necessary--Adequate Service Must be Provided--Stagnation Means . Most of Armstrong’s books deal with model railroads. In a sense, The Railroad: What It Is, What It Does is an elaboration of Armstrong’s much shorter guide for model railroads—Track Planning for Realistic Operation: Prototype Railroad Concepts for Your Model Railroad /5.

      - Beautiful Illustrated and Narrated "Coffee Table" books on the Stories, History, Enchantment & Operations of America's Railroads from the Famous to the 'little known'. See more ideas about Books, Coffee table books and History pins. Boublikoff, A.A. "A suggestion for railroad reform" in book: Buehler, E.C. (editor) "Government ownership of railroads", Annual debater's help book (vol. VI), New York, Noble and Noble, ; pp. – Original in journal "North American Review, vol. , pp. +. (Title is misleading. It's 90% about Russian railways.).


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In their early youth our railroads were allowed to grow up like spoiled, wilful, untamed children. They were given pretty nearly everything they asked for, and what they were not given freely they were apt to get somehow, anyhow.

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Labor's plan for government ownership and democracy in the operation of the railroads: based on statements by Glenn E. Plumb before the Interstate Commerce Committee of the United States Senate, with additional material Issue 1 of Plumb Plan League Pamphlet Issue 1 of Pamphlet (Plumb Plan League (Washington, D.C.))) Authors.

] SPLAWN: GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP OF RAILROADS vary fundamentally, national outlook differs widely, and the bases of statistical measurement may be far from similar.

Commencing with the " Small Countries of Western Europe" one finds throughout the earlier portion of the book. I: Opposing government ownership and operation of public utilities. II: Advocating exclusive regulation of all railroads by the federal government. November, by Merchants' Association of New YorkPages: In Marchthe Railroad Control Act was passed into law.

It stated that within 21 months of a peace treaty, the railroads would be returned by the government to their owners and that the.

GOVERNMENT OWNERSHIP AND OPERATION OF RAILROADS as the New York Central, the Pennsyl-vania, and the Southern Pacific, is at least doubtful. Perhaps the argument most urgently pressed for Government ownership and operation of the railroads is that the rates paid by the shipping and traveling public would be made lower than they would be under corporate.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sorrell, Lewis C. (Lewis Carlyle), b. Government ownership and operation of railways for the United States. Private ownership and operation versus government ownership and operation of railroads in the United States (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Association of American Railroads, OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title.

Printed in double columns. Description: 64 pages: map on double leaves, charts ; 27 cm. Government ownership and operation of railroads. Formal action as taken by national, regional, state and local business organizations,S. 2, H.R. 10, This book is the story of the unpreparedness of the railroads for an unprecedented war, the government takeover to ensure safety and peak operating efficiency, and the subsequent relinquishment of the railroads with the groundbreaking Transportation Act of /5(2).

Association of American Railroads: Private ownership and operation versus government ownership and operation of railroads in the United States. (Washington, D.C.: Association of American railroads, ) (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

Government Ownership of the Railroads: Ap Report Outline Postponement of Permanent Rail Legislation Present Financial Plight of the Railroads Government Operation of Railroads in Wartime Proposals for Federal Ownership and Operation of Railroads Special Focus.

Public ownership does not necessarily bring public operations; indeed, most of the publicly owned lines are privately operated.

Public operation is more likely to be found in states with noncompetitive political parties, relatively low population density, higher levels of political corruption, and a higher proportion of public lines that serve Author: David C.

Nice. • During –09, the primary market for locomotives was freight railroads, while the primary markets for cars were individual rail car lessors, shipping companies that moved their goods by rail, and freight railroads.

The primary market for parts were original equipment manufacturers and enterprises that routinely rebuild railway. Robert Parks, who wrote a detailed book on Michigan’s railroads, found a deplorable situation on the Central: [O]verloaded locomotives were run at twice the recommended safe speed.

Under the strain of continuous operation and jarring impact of high speed on strap-iron rails, locomotives and cars were shaken to pieces, and the cost of. I: Opposing government ownership and operation of public utilities.

II: Advocating exclusive regulation of all railroads by the federal government. November, [New York, ] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Merchants' Association of New York.

OCLC. Book from Project Gutenberg: Government Ownership of Railroads, and War Taxation Library of Congress Classification: HE.The Case for Private Ownership and Operation of Railroads in the United States By J. J. PELLEY IHAVE been asked to discuss, from the viewpoint of railroad manage-ment, the case against government ownership and operation of railroads in the United States.

I prefer to dis-cuss, instead, the reasons why private ownership and operation should be.Opposition to government ownership or operation of the railroads will be voiced this week by traffic managers of retail stores throughout the country.