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From steam to diesel

managerial customs and organizational capabilities in the twentieth-century American locomotive industry

by Albert J. Churella

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Locomotive industry -- United States -- Management -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlbert J. Churella.
      SeriesPrinceton studies in business and technology
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9712.U52 C48 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 215 p. ;
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL702783M
      ISBN 100691027765
      LC Control Number97051800

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      All 7.x gauge Railroad Riding Scale Railroad Diesel, Gas and Electric Locomotives Locomotive and Car Parts All Other Locomotive and Car Parts Steam Locomotives Railroad Cars Railroad Rolling Stock, Track, Parts, Related Items Track, Rail, Ties, Parts, Track Side Stuff.   Classic Locomotives: Steam and Diesel Power in This massive collection of color photographs (comprising the previously published volumesSteam Power,Vintage Diesel Power, andModern Diesel Power) traces the development of North American locomotives from the early nineteenth century right up to the present, spanning dozens of models from Brand: Voyageur Press.

      standardized diesel locomotives. Thus From Steam to Diesel represents a. welcome achievement in business and technological history, valuably. complementing John Brown’s recent Baldwin Locomotive Works (Johns. Hopkins, ), which analyzes the nation’s leading nineteenth century railway. © Valve Corporation. All rights reserved. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. Privacy Policy | Legal | Steam.


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