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History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (Railroads of America (Macmillan).)

by Maury Klein

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Railway technology & engineering,
  • Trains & railways: general interest,
  • Specific Railroads,
  • History Of Specific Companies,
  • Transportation,
  • Kentucky,
  • Tennessee,
  • Railroads - History,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Louisville and Nashville Railr,
  • Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022499M
    ISBN 100813122635
    ISBN 109780813122632

    lem. The successful advent of the railroad in the early s offered a practical if expensive solution. A road from Louisville to Nashville would free the Kentucky city from the tyranny of low water—during which times Nashville actually became a serious competitor as distributing center for the border by:   The railroad reopened all the way to the state capital on November 25; the arrival of a train from Louisville made the front page of the Nashville newspapers. In the day period from July 1, to J , the railroad was completely functional only 7 months and 12 days.

    When the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was founded in , it was the first major railroad in the west, and the only one headquartered in Kentucky. In the twentieth century, the L&N grew into one of the nation’s major rail systems, reaching from the Great Lakes to the Ohio River Valley and down to Florida and the Gulf Coast. Kincaid Herr worked for the Louisville and Nashville for more Cited by: 5.   Atlanta, GA – A new book chronicles the history of the Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad, and is believed to be the first-ever complete history of the line.. The line, chartered in

      While Bardstown had been an early advocate for a railroad, according to Kincaid A. Herr in his book, “The Louisville & Nashville Railroad ,” two of its leading citizens, Isaac Stone. HISTORY OF THE LOUISVILLE AND NASHVILLE RAILROAD (HARDBACK) The University Press of Kentucky, United States, Hardback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. x mm. Language: English. Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. After the Civil War, the Louisville Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail.


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History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad (Railroads of America (Macmillan).) by Maury Klein Download PDF EPUB FB2

After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel.

Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood ofthe L&N Railroad remained one of Cited by: When the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was founded init was the first major railroad in the west, and the only one headquartered in Kentucky.

In the twentieth century, the L&N grew into one of the nation's major rail systems, reaching from the Great Lakes to the Ohio River Valley and down to Florida and the Gulf by: 5.

The Louisville and Nashville Railroad served the heart of the Southeast from New Orleans and Memphis to Atlanta and the Florida Panhandle. It also extended to St. Louis and later reached Chicago. The L&N carries precedence as one of the few to maintain its originally chartered name, operating for more than years as the Louisville & Nashville.

The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Historical Society was organized in for the purpose of collecting, organizing, preserving, and sharing information and material relating to the L&N, its predecessors and its successors.

At its zenith, the L&N was a 6,mile railroad system that served 13 states. Page 2 - The following statistical information we extract from the work of Mr. Casseday, above alluded to: Louisville contains twenty-five exclusively wholesale dry-goods houses, whose sales are made only to dealers, and whose market reaches from Northern Louisiana to Northern Kentucky, and embraces a large part of the states of Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Alabama, Illinois, Mississippi, and.

I was also curious how the development of railroads affected the area of the country in which I live. It was due to this curiosity that I checked out (and renewed several times) Maury Klines definitive work on the history of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad.

Clocking in at pages, this is obviously not a quick read/5. Stories of the first railroad bridge, builtcan be found in multiple sources. Most every history book devoted to Nashville, makes mention of it.

Newspaper articles show that the bridge, built by the Louisville and Nashville railroad company, was started in. History courtesy of Kevin Comer – from his book Louisville & Nashville Railroad in South Central Kentucky. In the s, surveyors from the Cumberland & Ohio (C&O) Railroad Company planned a line from Gallatin, Tennessee, to Scottsville, Kentucky.

That company fell. The Louisville and Nashville Railroad (L&N) Company was founded in by James Guthrie, who also was involved in the founding of the University of Louisville. When the railroad was completed inLouisville's strategic location at the Falls of the Ohio became central to the city's development and importance in the rail and water freight.

"A detailed account of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad's first century of operation. The story of the L&N is a great one, and Klein has written a definitive corporate and financial history of the 's vivid account of this period in the L & N's history will be very informative to those who wonder why America's railroads are Price: $ River transportation was supplemented by the construction of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, which was chartered in and operated more than 1, miles of line in the state by Joseph E.

Seagram and Sons opened the world's largest distillery in Louisville following the repeal of prohibition. louisville and nashville railroad company (publisher) () You've searched: Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company Records. Object Type: Periodicals ( results) Sort by: Date Original.

Relevance. Title Louisville & Nashville Employes' Magazine. Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company Records. Vol. 1, no. louisville & nashville employes' magazine () (3) (3) (3) louisville and nashville railroad company () railroad employees () railroads () Contributor louisville and nashville railroad company (publisher) () Browsing items in: Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company Records ( Reflections on the steam locomotive and the change to diesel power.

Physical considerations of work life at the South Louisville facilities. Modernization of the South Louisville shops.

Various topics such as tours of the shops for main office personnel; positive feelings about work at the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Louisville & Nashville Railroad Historical Society, Louisville, KY. 3, likes 9 talking about this. The Louisville & Nashville Railroad Historical Society was organized in for the purpose of /5(11).

It is a southern institution and a railroad buff's dream. When eminent railroad historian Maury Klein's definitive History of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad was first published init quickly became one of the most sought after books on railroad history.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Klein, Maury, History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. New York, Macmillan [].

After the Civil War, the Louisville & Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. This new edition provides an introduction by Maury Klein detailing the L&N's history in the 30 years since the book was first published.

The origins of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Lolla Wurtele University of Louisville Follow this and additional works at: Part of the United States History Commons Recommended Citation Wurtele, Lolla"The origins of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad." ().

Electronic ThesesAuthor: Lolla Wurtele. It is a southern institution and a railroad buff's dream. When eminent railroad historian Maury Klein's definitive History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad was first published init quickly became one of the most sought after books on railroad history.

After the Civil War, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad took the lead among southern railroads in developing rail systems and organizing transcontinental travel. Through two world wars, federal government control, internal crises, external dissension, the Depression, and the great Ohio River flood ofthe L&N Railroad remained one of.The Railroads of Kentucky During the s & s: Charles H.

Bogart: Soft Cover, Pages, More than Black and White Photos and Maps: $It is a southern institution and a railroad buff’s dream.

When eminent railroad historian Maury Klein’s definitive History of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad was first published init quickly became one of the most sought after books on railroad history.