4 edition of Waterways versus railways found in the catalog.
Waterways versus railways
Moulton, Harold Glenn
|Statement||by Harold G. Moulton.|
|Series||Hart, Schaffner & Marx prize essays ;, 13|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 88/3172 (H)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxviii, 468 p.,  leaf of plates|
|Number of Pages||468|
|LC Control Number||89893553|
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WATERWAYS VERSUS RAILWAYS. Boston, MA;: Houghton Mifflin Company, First edition. Hardcover. Item # Hart, Schaffner & Marx Prize Essays XIII. Explores the costs of shipping via rail versus water in the US and Europe. pages with fold out chart.
Bound in dark red cloth with lettering in gilt. Library call numbers on spine. oped. The information relating to English and Continental waterways was gathered during an extended trip abroad, and in supplementing the data obtained at first hand, Mr.
Moulton has consulted a large amount of literature applying to both European and American transportation methods and results.
The book is written in a lucid and interesting style. Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moulton, Harold Glenn, Waterways versus railways.
Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moulton, Harold Glenn, Waterways versus railways. Boston ; New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., About the Author.
Russell Bourne is a writer and publishing consultant who has worked for American Heritage, Hearst Books, Smithsonian Books, and the National Geographic Book Service. He is the author of five books in the field of American history and splits the year between his writing desks in Ithaca, New York, and Castine, : Russell Bourne.
ItemID Title Waterways Versus RailwaysAuthor Moulton Harold G Publisher Houghton Mifflin CompanyDate Booktype HardbackSize 21 x 14 Waterways Versus Railways by Moulton Harold G items: 0 total: £ currency. The author takes us on a journey from the beginings of commercial transit via trunk roads and cannals of the colonial era to the massive undertaking of railroad construction and operation throughout modern day Canada.
The book is full of rare photos and detailed maps of railways and waterways 5/5(2). Economical and Ecological Comparison of Transport Modes Road, Railways, Inland Waterways Summary of Findings page I Essen, November Content 1 Introduction 1 2 Infrastructure Networks 1 Current Infrastructure Networks, Their Quality, Investments and Costs 1 Capacity Utilisation of Infrastructure 3 3 Taxation 8.
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Waterways and a growing network of railroads linked the frontier with the eastern cities. Produce moved on small boats along canals and rivers from the farms to the ports. Large steamships carried goods and people from port to port. Railroads expanded to connect towns, providing faster transport for everyone.
WATERWAYS VERSUS RAILWAYS Three propositions are here advanced: 1. The total cost of light-draft waterway transportation to shippers, plus the costs imputable to the federal government, are less than the rates charged shippers for equivalent service by railroad.
This involves considera. This account of the waterways and railways of Great Britain covers those transport routes and systems of inland navigation that had been completed or were in construction at the time of publication in Not to be confused with his polymath namesake, Joseph Priestley (â€“) entrenched his expertise as manager.
Definition: Rail transport is also known as train transport. It is a means of transport, on vehicles which run on tracks (rails or railroads).
It is one of the most important, commonly used and very cost effective modes of commuting and goods carriage over long, as well as, short distances. Roads, Railways and Canals. Transport in the Industrial Revolution. Transport changed very quickly in the period as a result of an increased need for better methods of moving goods, new technologies and large scale investment in the countries infra-structure (communications network).
The result of the hanges in the Industrial Revolution was a complex transport system including roads. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: railways. greater than waterways costs per million ton miles of freight transport. Most of these costs were external costs imposed on society.
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The first edition of this book was published over 30 years ago and consisted of just 44 pages - this vastly enlarged new edition has pages and black & white images.
Soft back. cms x 21cms. 2nd edition Recommended retail price £