The Pennsylvania Railroad in Indiana by William J. Watt

The Pennsylvania Railroad in Indiana

byWilliam J. Watt

Hardcover | April 22, 2000

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A history of the Pennsylvania Railroad and its predecessor companies in Indiana. Few corporate institutions had such widespread impact upon Indiana's people or their way of life-the "Pennsy" once operated one-fourth of the state's rail mileage. Highlights of its story include coverage of its famous passenger trains, its impact upon the state's economy, the railroad's contributions to Allied victory in World War II, and the post-war decline which led to its merger into Penn Central. Illustrations recreate images of its speedy passenger trains and heavy-tonnage freights, as well as advertising and other promotional materials dating back to the 1840s.

About The Author

Indianapolis business consultant William J. Watt is a former Associated Press writer and editor, executive assistant to Indiana Governor Otis R. Bowen, and associate administrator for policy at the Federal Railroad Administration. He also served as Information Director of the Indiana Department of Commerce and as an assistant to former...

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Title:The Pennsylvania Railroad in IndianaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:April 22, 2000Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253337089

ISBN - 13:9780253337085

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