Rails Through the Wiregrass: A History of the Georgia & Florida Railroad
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BeschreibungThe Georgia and Florida Railroad began with bright promise, but like many other enterprises in the early 20th-century South, it experienced mostly times of struggle. This book offers insights on social and economic conditions in the South from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century.
PortraitH. ROGER GRANT, Professor of History at Clemson University, is author of twenty-three books, most of them dealing with railroad history. His earlier company histories cover the Chicago & North Western, the Chicago Great Western, the Erie Lackawanna, and the Wabash railroads.
Pressestimmen"A meticulous account of a long-neglected railroad by one of the nation's best-known railroad historians."--Maury Klein, University of Rhode Island"The most thorough study on this fascinating railroad."--Robert H. Hanson, author of "History of the Georgia Railroad" and "The West Point Route""As always with Grant's railroad histories, research was thorough."--"Journal of Southern History"
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2006
Seitenanzahl: 223 Seiten