Railroad Industry The Modern Day Term Paper

Length: 5 pages Sources: 1+ Subject: Transportation Type: Term Paper Paper: #67301952 Related Topics: Coal Mining, Transportation, Technical Writing, Industries
Excerpt from Term Paper :

" The U.S. railroads stated featherbedding bill figures to be approximately $500 million a year. (Time & CNN, 1959; paraphrased)

Summary and Conclusion

One cannot presume to visit any city or town in the United States in today's world without seeing or hearing a train as it chugs down the railroad tracks from one destination to another every busy. While not much attention is given to today's railroad companies, it is certain that the railroad in the United States is still going just as strong as in its' historical heyday. As a matter of fact, the railroad is the oldest form of across land transportation in the history of the United States excepting the horse and wagon originally used by settlers in the establishing of the United States of America.

Bibliography

Samson, William D. And Previts, Gary John (1995) Reporting for Success: The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad...

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Culverhouse College of Commerce. Online available at http://www.h-net.org/~business/bhcweb/publications/BEHprint/v028n2/p0235p0254.pdf

Reading Co." A Brief History (nd) Reading Company Technical & Historical Society, Online available at http://www.readingrailroad.org/reading/rdg_history.html.

Union Railroad (nd) Trainweb.org online available at http://www.trainweb.org/pt/union.html.

Central Railroad of New Jersery (nd) Trainweb.org online available at http://www.trainweb.org/pt/crnj.html

Make-Work Imperils Economic Growth (1959) Time & CNN 3 Aug 1959 Monday. Online available at http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,825855,00.html

Churella, Albert (2006) Saving the Railroad Industry to Death: The Interstate Commerce Commission, the Pennsylvania Railroad, and the Unfulfilled Promise of Rail-Truck Cooperation. Online available at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~business/bhcweb/publications/BEHonline/200 6/churella.pdf

Modern Day Railroad Industry

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Bibliography

Samson, William D. And Previts, Gary John (1995) Reporting for Success: The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and Management Information 1827-1856. Culverhouse College of Commerce. Online available at http://www.h-net.org/~business/bhcweb/publications/BEHprint/v028n2/p0235p0254.pdf

Reading Co." A Brief History (nd) Reading Company Technical & Historical Society, Online available at http://www.readingrailroad.org/reading/rdg_history.html.

Union Railroad (nd) Trainweb.org online available at http://www.trainweb.org/pt/union.html.

Central Railroad of New Jersery (nd) Trainweb.org online available at http://www.trainweb.org/pt/crnj.html
Make-Work Imperils Economic Growth (1959) Time & CNN 3 Aug 1959 Monday. Online available at http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,825855,00.html
Churella, Albert (2006) Saving the Railroad Industry to Death: The Interstate Commerce Commission, the Pennsylvania Railroad, and the Unfulfilled Promise of Rail-Truck Cooperation. Online available at http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~business/bhcweb/publications/BEHonline/200 6/churella.pdf


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