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history of railroad accidents, safety precautions and operating practices.

Shaw, Robert B.

history of railroad accidents, safety precautions and operating practices.

by Shaw, Robert B.

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Published by [Northern Press] in [Potsdam, N.Y.] .
Written in English


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History of railroad accidents, safety precautions and operating practices by Shaw, Robert B. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fascinating history and analysis of railroad accidents and their causes. Written in an entertaining style, the book nonetheless is a serious appraisal of railroad safety over the years, the different kinds of accidents (boiler explosions, bridge collapses, signal failures, operator failure, broken rails, washouts, brake failure, sabotage, explosions and fires, collisions, etc.), the usual and 4/5(2).

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