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Railroads in the Old South

Aaron W. Marrs

Railroads in the Old South

pursuing progress in a slave society

by Aaron W. Marrs

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Published by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Southern States -- History -- 1775-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAaron W. Marrs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2771.A13 M37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20988673M
    ISBN 100801891302
    ISBN 109780801891304
    LC Control Number2008022572

    This goal was eventually realized by the mid's. Amtrak, National Railroad Passenger Corporation, is a federally sponsored entity that took control of most railroad passenger service in May Railroads also rebuilt a declining coal traffic by reducing rates through the introduction of "unit trains," which are whole trains of permanently coupled cars that carry bulk tonnage to a single destination on a regular schedule. Tested in October ofthe engine performed admirably.

    Daniels, Rudolph. Ultimately railroads' power to control land and access to markets resulted in farmers who could not afford to ship their goods to market. The South had been substantially damaged from the war and the soil was no good for crops. Init was renamed Atlanta and went on to become one of the most important cities in the South.

    Government The relationship between the U. Historians have often dismissed Southern railroad development before the Civil War as antithetical to the plantation system of the South and indicative of the region's limited priorities. The Growth of the Railroad, Railroad Towns, and the Population of the American Interior Railroads began in the East, but quickly moved west, spider-webbing across the country. When reviewing the positive ways, one can note that the south became more industrious and obviously the horrors of slavery ended. Brakemen rode on top of freight cars, hopping down to stick wooden clubs into the spokes of the wheels of the train to bring it to a halt. The decision in the Wabash case resulted in passage on 4 Februaryof the Interstate Commerce Act, which created the Interstate Commerce Commission.


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It provided a powerful impetus for white homesteaders to populate the West in search of arable land, contributing to the last phase of the Indian wars and the marginalization of indigenous people.

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