Table of contents for The Routledge historical atlas of the American railroads / John F. Stover; Mark C. Carnes, series editor.


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Time and Distance-Travel in 1800 ..................... 10
American Railroads in the Early 1830s. ................... 12
Some Problems Solved..................... ... ........ 14
A Broken Skein of Lines ............................. 16
The Travels of Abe Lincoln, 1849 and 1861 .............. 18
Major Developments in the 1850s. .................... ..20
Western Commercial Traffic Changes Direction ........... 22
TheSpeedof Travel in 1860 .......................... 24
Gauge Differences in 1860 ............................. 26
Railroads and the Civil W ar  .......................... 28
Federal Land Grants for Railroads ...................... 32
Railroads to the Pacific ................. ........... 34
Postwar Construction .................... .......... 36
Troubles in the 1870s............................... 38
A Decade of Record Railroad Building .................. 40
God's Time Became Vanderbilt's Time. .................. 44
The Grange and the Railroads ......................... 46
The 1890s........................................48
Major Rail Combinations in the 1900s ................... 50
1916: A  Record  Year  ................................  52
Competition for the Railroad  .............. ........... .. 56
Streamliners in the 1930s ... ....................... . 58
Another War Won ................................. 60
American Railroads in  1950  .......................... 62
Baltimore &  Ohio Railroad  .......................... 64
Pennsylvania Railroad .............................. 66
New York Central Railroad............................ 68
Erie  Railroad  ........................... ......... .  70
Southern Railway....................................72
Louisville &  Nashville Railroad ..................... . . 74
Illinois Central Railroad  .............................. 76
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad  ....................... . . 78
Seaboard Air Line Railroad............................ 80
Chesapeake & Ohio ............................... 82
Norfolk & Western ................................. 84
Union Pacific ...................................... 86
Southern Pacific .................................... 88
Santa Fe .......................................... 90
Northern Pacific ................ .................. 92
Great Northern .................................... 94
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy..........................96
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific..........................98
Chicago &  North Western  ........................... 100
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul &  Pacific ................. 102
New York, New Haven & Hartford .................... 104
Missouri Pacific ................ .................. 106
Gulf, M obile &  Ohio  ..............................  108
Missouri, Kansas &  Texas  ........................... 110
Denver & Rio Grande Western....................... 112
New York, Chicago & St. Louis ..................... 114
M idcentury  Problems  ..............................  116
Amtrak and Conrail, Courtesy of Uncle Sam ............ 120
The Staggers Rail Act of 1980......................... 124
Railroads in  the  1990s .............................   126



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Railroads United States History Maps