Pioneering the Union Pacific

a reappraisal of the builders of the railroad.
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Appleton-Century-Crofts , New York
Union Pacific Railroad Co
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LC ClassificationsHE2791.U55 A4
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 591 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5682050M
LC Control Number69013448

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The second volume in the history of the Union Pacific begins after the financial panic ofone of the worst depressions Americans had yet experienced, which pushed the railroad into bankruptcy. Maury Klein examines the complex challenges faced by the Union Pacific in the new century—the expanding role of government and its restrictive regulations, the growth of labor unions, the.

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Maury Klein examines the challenges faced by the Union Pacific in the new century and how, under the innovative leadership of Edward H. Harriman, the Union Pacific again played the role of industrial pioneer. About p.m., Pacific daylight time, on Friday, Septemwestbound Southern California Regional Rail Authority Metrolink trainconsisting of one locomotive and three passenger cars, collided head-on with eastbound Union Pacific Railroad (UP) freight train LOF near.

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Thomas Clark Durant (February 6, – October 5, ) was an American physician, businessman, and was vice-president of the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in when it met with the Central Pacific railroad at Promontory Summit in Utah Territory.

He created the financial structure which led to the Crédit Mobilier scandal. He was successful in building railroads in the. With over one hundred historic photographs and maps, Union Pacific details the feat of engineering and human strength and also the wheelings and dealings that were waged as dreamers and scoundrels, politicians and patriots forged a pioneering enterprise in transportation.

The Union Pacific Railroad is renowned as America’s first transcontinental railroad and is one of the strongest companies in the railroad industry today. The laying of the golden spike in Promontory, Utah, in marked not only the opening of the continent to settlement but also the transformation of the United States from an agricultural nation to an industrial Klein.

Union Pacific in the Los Angeles Basin By: Jeff S. Asay. Union Pacific did not arrive in the Los Angeles area untilbut its history from that time to is complex and interesting. Of particular interest are the fluctuating cycles of rivalry and cooperation with Southern Pacific, Santa Fe and Pacific Electric.

Materials in this collection were gathered by Charles E. Ames in writing his book, "Pioneering the Union Pacific" (Appleton-Century-Crofts, ).

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The collection includes his reading notes, family scrapbooks, two account books,of Oakes Ames, and copies of. The Investor "Fact Book" provides additional explanatory information regarding Union Pacific that may not be available, included or directly derived from information in the Company's Annual Report.

The information provided is supplemental in nature and is not, and should not be considered or deemed to be better than that available in the Company's publicly available reports filed with the.

The railroad founded cities, populated states, created governments, destroyed the wilderness. It was the great speculator, the political tyrant, the recruiter of immigrants, the opener of new lands, the cynosure of poets and pioneers, the symbol of adventure, opportunity, escape, and power.

Charles Edgar Ames is the author of Pioneering the Union Pacific A Reappraisal of the Builders of the Railroad ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews) Home My Books. The second volume in the history of the Union Pacific begins after the financial panic ofone of the worst depressions Americans had yet experienced, which pushed the railroad into bankruptcy.

the Union Pacific again played the role of industrial pioneer. Union Pacific has remained one of the strongest railroads in the country. This book covers Union Pacific motive power prevalent during the ’s.

Union Pacific George R. Cockle, Paul K. Withers, Don StrackWithers Publishing, Halifax, Pa. ISBN pages. Detailed and illustrated locomotive roster. condensed operational service plan, retained passenger equipment listing.

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Free shipping for many products. Annette Cannon started her railroad career ina time when few women worked in field positions. Today, she's a locomotive engineer.

One of her favorite parts of the job is. Get this from a library. Union Pacific country. [Robert G Athearn] -- Recounts the growth of the Union Pacific Railroad empire during its pioneering period in the. Souvenir and views of Union Pacific, "the Overland Route," the world's pictorial line.

Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. images not viewed; td12 Contributor: Union Pacific Railroad Company Date: "Along the Union Pacific" tracks "City" Streamliners and Domeliners during the s and s, and the end of Union Pacific passenger service in The final chapter features notable photos of Union Pacific steam, diesel, and gas turbine-electric locomotives, plus a full-color image of Union Pacific's Heritage locomotive fleet.

Praised by the Chicago Tribune as thoroughly and compellingly detailed history, Volumes I and II of Maury Klein's monumental history of the Union Pacific Railroad covered the years from Now the third and final volume brings the story of the Union Pacific--the oldest, largest, and most successful railroad of modern times--fully up to date.

The Union Pacific Railroad is renowned as America’s first transcontinental railroad and is one of the strongest companies in the railroad industry today. politicians and patriots forged a pioneering enterprise in transportation.

Maury Klein is professor of history at the University of Rhode Island. He is the author of several books. Union Pacific Railroad’s Averell Harriman had a bold vision to restore rail passenger traffic decimated by the Great Depression: create ski tourism in Idaho’s remote Wood River Valley.

A $ million investment opened Sun Valley in December with a lavish lodge, luxury shopping, Austrian ski instructors and extensive backcountry skiing. How we built the Union Pacific Railway -- Address at Omaha centennial -- Bulding of Union Pacific Railroad and its relation to Council Bluffs and western Iowa -- Fortieth anniversary of driving last spike -- What I know of Harriman -- Tribute to Gen.

Dodge -- Speech in Congress, Mar. 25,on Union Pacific Railroad -- The civil engineer in. On Ap Union Pacific told Amtrak that the proposed express train would require $56 million in capital improvements.

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Onthe Pioneer made its last run, as did the Desert Wind. [11] [12] It was reported in the December issue of Trains that a Chicago–Portland replacement for the Pioneer via Omaha and Cheyenne had been.

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Showing all 17 items According to Lucius Beebe's book "Union Pacific" the gold spike was not "driven" in. Since a spike made from gold would be much too soft to drive into a railroad tie, the spike was "driven" into a hole drilled in a specially prepared tie.

This was done both in reality and for the movie.