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In the 1800s, railroad development was instrumental in enabling Cleveland to become an industrial center By 1920, Cleveland was the nation s fifth largest city, with an economy dependent on the iron and steel, petroleum refining, automotive, and chemical industries It was second only to Detroit among American cities in the percentage of the population employed by industry Railroads brought raw materials needed for manufacturing and carried the finished products to markets everywhere The mainline railroads serving Cleveland included the Balti Ohio, the Erie, the New York Central, the Nickel Plate Road, the Pennsylvania, and the Wheeling Lake Erie Images of Rail Cleveland Mainline Railroads describes how these six railroads developed and what freight and passenger markets they served through the 1960s, a period during which railroads were the primary carriers of goods and passengers to Cleveland Industry changed following World War II, leading to the consolidation and abandonment of railroad routes in northeast Ohio....

Title : Cleveland Mainline Railroads (Images of Rail)
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ISBN : 1467111376
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing February 17, 2014
Number of Pages : 128 pages
File Size : 788 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Cleveland Mainline Railroads (Images of Rail) Reviews

  • Arthur M.
    2019-05-20 18:58

    Very good History