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Railroad Wrecks

Author : Edgar A. Haine  |  Pub Date : 1993  |  Publisher : Associated University Presses

ISBN 10 : 0845348442
ISBN 13 : 9780845348444

"This book recounts the most serious railroad accidents worldwide from 1853 to the present time. Relevant specifics of these disasters have been researched and summary narratives w..



Train Wrecks

Author : Robert Carroll Reed  |  Pub Date : 1997-01-01  |  Publisher : Schiffer Pub Limited

ISBN 10 : 0764301365
ISBN 13 : 9780764301360

American railroad history is filled with accounts of misadventure. Steam boilers blew up. Bridges collapsed under the weight of heavy engines. Locomotives crashed head-on because o..



Illinois Central Railroad Wrecks Derailments And Floods

Author : Clifford J. Downey  |  Pub Date : 2016  |  Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781467115995
ISBN 13 : 1467115991

With roots dating back to 1851, the Illinois Central Railroad (IC) transported millions of passengers and countless tons of freight. Most trips were completed without incident. How..



Train Wreck

Author : George Bibel  |  Pub Date : 2012-10-07  |  Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421405902
ISBN 13 : 1421405903

Trains are massive—with some weighing 15,000 tons or more. When these metal monsters collide or go off the rails, their destructive power becomes clear. In this book, George Bibe..



The Chatsworth Wreck

Author : C.C. Burford  |  Pub Date :  |  Publisher : Рипол Классик

ISBN 10 : 9785873663927
ISBN 13 : 5873663920

The Chatsworth Wreck: a saga of excursion train travel in the American Midwest in the 1880's..



The Great Circus Train Wreck Of 1918

Author : Richard M. Lytle  |  Pub Date : 2010-07-23  |  Publisher : Arcadia Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781614231707
ISBN 13 : 1614231702

In the cool, pre-dawn hours on a June night in 1918, a train engineer closed his cab window as he chugged toward Hammond, Indiana. He drifted to sleep, and his train bore down on t..



Death Rode The Rails

Author : Mark Aldrich  |  Pub Date : 2006-03-06  |  Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 0801882362
ISBN 13 : 9780801882364

A fascinating account of one of America's most important industries and its dangers...