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Trains and Technology: The American Railroad in the Nineteenth Century
Volume 3: Track and Structures
by Anthony J. Bianculli
This series of four lavishly illustrated volumes provides a thorough grounding in the maturation of the American railroad through an exposition of railroad technology in an age of unprecedented technological expansion. The track-work section of volume 3 covers the technologies involved in locating and building the railroad and all its aspects of rail development. The structures portion of this volume investigates stations and structures needed to service the equipment and conduct operations. Illustrations.
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