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Contents Preface Acknowledgments 1. British Railways 1801-1850 2. British Railways 1851-1900 3. American Railroads before the Civil War 4. American Railroads after the Civil War 5. Steam Locomotives 1851-1900 6. French and Belgian Railways 7. Railways of the German and Austro-Hungarian Empires 8. Railways of the Russian Empire 9. Other European Railways 10. Canadian and Latin American Railways 11. Asian, Australian, and Pacific Railways 12. African Railways 13. Passenger Service 14. Passenger Stations 15. Freight or Goods Service 16. Railway Signaling 17. Railway Construction and Operations 18. Railway Bridges 19. Mountain Railways: Cog or Rack Systems, Center Rail Adhesion, and the Great Tunnels 20. Military Railways 21. Hazards and Difficulties of Rail Travel 22. Rail Accidents and Disasters 23. Horse Car Tramways 24. Atmospheric, Pneumatic, and Compressed Air Traction Systems 25. Steam Traction: Trams, Tramway Locomotives, and Rail Cars 26. Cable Traction: Inclined Planes, Street Railways, and Funicular Systems 27. Electric Traction: Trolleys, Railcars, and Locomotives 28. Mass Transit Railway Systems 29. Monorails and Other Anomylous Modes of Traction Bibliography
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Railroads -- Pictorial works.