The Resource Death rode the rails : American railroad accidents and safety, 1828-1965, Mark Aldrich, (electronic resource)

Death rode the rails : American railroad accidents and safety, 1828-1965, Mark Aldrich, (electronic resource)

Label
Death rode the rails : American railroad accidents and safety, 1828-1965
Title
Death rode the rails
Title remainder
American railroad accidents and safety, 1828-1965
Statement of responsibility
Mark Aldrich
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
Dewey number
363.12/2/0973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TF23
LC item number
.A474 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Label
Death rode the rails : American railroad accidents and safety, 1828-1965, Mark Aldrich, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-437) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the beginning: American railroad dangers and safety, 1828-1873 -- Off the tracks: the changing pattern of derailments, 1873-1900 -- Collisions and the rise of regulation, 1873-1900 -- Major risks from minor accidents, 1873-1900 -- Engineering success and disaster: bridge design and failure, 1840-1900 -- Coping with casualties: companies, workers, and injuries, 1850-1900 -- Safety crisis and safety first, 1900-1920 -- Lobbying for regulation: transporting hazardous substances, 1903-1930 -- Private enterprise and public regulation: safety between the wars, 1922-1939 -- Safety in war and decline, 1940-1965 -- Conclusion: the political economy of railroad safety, 1830-1965 -- Appendix 1: nineteenth-century railroad accident and casualty statistics -- Appendix 2: Casulties and accidents from Interstate Commerce Commission statistics, 1888-1965
Control code
000053013371
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 446 p., [16] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780801889073
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
ill
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24340017
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)213305539
  • pebcs0801882362

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