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Private freight cars and American railways

L. D. H. Weld

Private freight cars and American railways

by L. D. H. Weld

  • 192 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Private railroad cars -- United States,
  • Railroads -- Freight -- Rates -- United States,
  • Freight cars -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14200.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination185 p.
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13554691M
    OCLC/WorldCa17348969

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    The second table includes freight cars privately owned by rail shippers and leasing companies. This data is compiled from reports of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and reflects railcars in interchange service on North American railroads as of January 1, Railroads finding hidden freight car trackers; 0. Railroads finding hidden freight car trackers. used to track freight cars by monitoring their built-in radio beacons. On Sept. 15, the Association of American Railroads’ Railway Alert Network issued a security warning to members to keep an eye out for the unauthorized devices.

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(Louis Dwight Harvell), Publication date Topics Railroads -- United States Private cars, Railroads -- Freight Rates United States Publisher New York: Columbia University Pages: Rail transportation in the United States consists primarily of freight shipments, while passenger service, once a large and vital part of the nation's passenger transportation network, plays a limited role as compared to transportation patterns in many other t: trillion tkm.

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