City Building; A Citation Of Methods In Use In More Than One Hundred Cities For The Solution Of…

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byS. H. Clay

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... V The Relation of the Wholesale Interests to the Railroads The wholesale interests of any community and the railroads operating in and out of that community are each dependent one upon the other for business, more business, and better business; therefore, the relation between the two interests should be most cordial. Both should work together for their mutual advantage and benefit. The quicker some communities come to realize that they cannot get along without the railroads, and the quicker some railroads awake to the knowledge that their showings of increased earnings is dependent upon the amount of business they secure from the towns and cities on their lines, the sooner will both learn a vital fundamental of success in the structure of their business policy. The reader has probably noticed the frequent use of the term "co-operation" in this book. It is a peculiar thing, but it would be impossible to treat such subjects as problems in city building if the word "co-operation" were missing from the language. Just so it is impossible to accomplish material results in this line of endeavor without a practical application of the term. Co-operation must be secured from the citizens of a community which expects to progress. So between the railroads and the wholesale interests there must exist a spirit of co-operation, if a truly successful increase in the market is to be. Not co-operation in name, but in deed. Not co-operation on the surface which is made the burden of thought of the annual banquet orator, while the real underlying conditions is a continual wrangle between the railroads and its shippers, but real, genuine hand-ln-hand co-operation--the kind where both interests meet each other half way and always show a willingness to give and take. Such a con...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... V The Relation of the Wholesale Interests to the Railroads The wholesale interests of any community and the railroads operatin...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217822053

ISBN - 13:9780217822053

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