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  • Published: New York, NY : PublicAffairs, c2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: xix, 376 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 1586488341
  • 9781586488345

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Blood, iron, & gold : how the railroads transformed the world

by Wolmar, Christian.

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Call number: 385.09 Wo

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Originally published: Great Britain : Atlantic Books, 2009.

The first railways -- Europe makes a start -- The British influence -- The American way -- Joining up Europe -- Crossing America-- -- --and other continents -- The invasion of the railway -- The railway revolution -- Getting better all the time -- Changing trains -- Decline but not fall -- Railway Renaissance.

In this beautifully illustrated book, renowned transportation journalist Christian Wolmar celebrates the vision and determination of the ambitious pioneers who developed the railways that would dominate the globe.

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