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By Edward W. Duffy

Philadelphia: A Railroad historical past describes the notable improvement of the railroad in Philadelphia and the serious festival that pitted the Pennsylvania Railroad opposed to the studying Railroad, and people titans opposed to the bold Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to dominate the local marketplace. The e-book info the effect of the rail within the sector s economic climate, the Philadelphia waterfront, and its port.

It additionally highlights the foremost roles of town s business giants in this colourful period, together with Steven Girard, Matthias Baldwin, William dealers, Franklin Gowen, John W. Garrett, George Roberts, and Edward G. Budd.

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