The second volume in the history of the Union Pacific begins after the financial panic of 1893, which pushed the railroad into bankruptcy.Maury Klein examines the challenges faced by the Union Pacific in the new century and how, under the innovative leadership of Edward H. Harriman, the Union Pacific again played the role of industrial pioneer.
Intro Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Railroad Short Titles Map Prologue: The Funeral, 1916 Part One: The Transformation, 1893-1909 1. The Receivership 2. The Second Coming 3. The Reconstruction 4. The System 5. The Empire 6. The Community of Interest 7. The New Order 8. The Storms 9. The Reckoning Part Two: The Great Adjustment, 1910-1939 10. The Stewardship 11. The Turning Point 12. The Takeover 13. The Fresh Start 14. The New Competition 15. The Counterattack 16. The Projects 17. The Trimmings 18. The Family 19. The Operation Part Three: The New Railroad, 1940-1969 20. The Railroader 21. The Czar 22. The Misfits 23. The Blizzard 24. The Sleeping Giant 25. The Awakening 26. The Parts Changers 27. The Merger Misstep 28. The New Railroad Epilogue: The Rebirth Selective Bibliography Source Notes Index A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y Z.
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