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Straphanging in the USA : trolleys and subways in American life / Martin W. Sandler.

Sandler, Martin W. (Author).
E-book E-book (©2003.)
Description: 1 online resource (61 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Publisher: Oxford ; Oxford University Press, ©2003.

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Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (page 59) and index.
Contents:
Horsecars, els, and cable cars -- Trolley mania -- The trolley changes America -- The incredible interurban -- The trolley goes underground -- Modern rails for modern cities.
Restrictions on Access:
Access limited to residents of owning communities and students of owning institutions.
Summary:
An illustrated look at how the problem of moving large numbers of people within cities has been addressed through a series of vehicles and systems, from horse-drawn cars to the modern subway.
Source of Description:
Print version record.
Citation: Sandler, Martin W. "Straphanging in the USA : trolleys and subways in American life." Oxford ; Oxford University Press, ©2003.

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