Railroading & the Automobile Industry (Guide to Industries)

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Railroading & the Automobile Industry

Whether delivering raw materials to an assembly plant or transporting new cars to distribution points around the country, railroads have played a pivotal role in the development of America’s auto industry over the past 100 years.

This well-researched book features a wealth of information and prototype photos showing how railroads have handled automobile traffic (parts and finished vehicles), beginning with the steam era.

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History of Rail and Auto Traffic

A historical overview from the 1920s to present.

Automobile Boxcars

Includes auto parts boxcars and double-door boxcars.

Auto Carrier Containers

Piggyback trailers, open racks, and enclosed racks.

Distribution and Reload Centers

Loading and unloading operations at various points.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Kalmbach Pub Co (January 31, 2019)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 96 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1627005285
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1627005289
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 9.6 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.25 x 0.25 x 10.75 inches


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