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Twentieth century manual of railway station service

Frederic L. Meyer

Twentieth century manual of railway station service

by Frederic L. Meyer

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Published by Rand, McNally & Company in Chicago, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Station service.,
  • Railroads -- Traffic.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederic L. Meyer ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF652 .M6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. incl. forms.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6979010M
    LC Control Number06046769
    OCLC/WorldCa19559961

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    The 20th Century Limited was a repository of the coming and goings — of the rich, tycoons and stars — their habits of dress or drinking, their minds and their manners. The Century was operated like a private club and the lengthy dining car aptly named the Century Club. To businessmen, the Century was a symbol of the immutable fulfillment of a scheduled pattern; to luxury travelers it . The English Railway Station is an accessible, engaging and comprehensively illustrated general history of the architectural development and social history of the British railway station, from the dawn of the Railway Age to the ravages of the s and the station's rebirth at the end of the 20th century. It traces how the station evolved into a /5(23).

    Trevithick kicks off the age of steam power. Before his big rail breakthrough in , British mining engineer, inventor and explorer Richard Trevithick had been working on high-pressure steam engines for several years with mixed results, from the successful demonstration of the ‘Puffing Devil’ steam-powered road locomotive in to disaster in Greenwich in , when four men were. King Leopold II spared no expense in building the Antwerp Centraal Station at the turn of the 20th century. Completed in , the opulent neo-Baroque station contains more than 20 types of marble.


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