Piggyback and Containers: A History of Rail Intermodal on America's Steel Highway

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Piggyback and Containers: A History of Rail Intermodal on America's Steel Highway

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Rating : 4.17 (972 Votes)
Asin : 0870951084
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 207 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-12-12
Language : English

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"thoroughly enjoyed it." according to Amazon Customer. Very well written, thoroughly enjoyed it.

217 illustrations, car drawings, bibliography and index. Piggyback and Containers: A History of Rail Intermodal on America's Steel Highway presents the complete intermodal story. Featured are the various hitch arrangements, the once popular trailer-leasing program, the expansion of United Parcel from a department store delivery service to the nation's largest freight carrier and their influence on rail-piggyback.. This is a second edition with updated information, images and tables. The development of Gene Ryan's Rail Trailer Company, General Motors flirtation with a depressed center-car design, the establishment of Trailer Train, Southern Pacific's truck-trailer train experiment between Los Angeles and San Francisco (handling only company owned Pacific Motor Trucking Trailers), the separation of Pennsy

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