Among the grand antebellum plans to build railroads to interconnect the vast American republic, perhaps none was ambitious than the Louisville, Cincinnati Charleston The route was intended to link the cotton producing South and the grain and livestock growers of the Old Northwest with traders and markets in the East, creating economic opportunities along its 700 mile length But then came the Panic of 1837, and the project came to a halt H Roger Grant tells the incredible story of this singular example of railroad fever and the remarkable visionaries whose hopes for connecting North and South would require than half a century and one Civil War to reach fruition....
|Title||:||The Louisville, Cincinnati & Charleston Rail Road: Dreams of Linking North and South (Railroads Past and Present)|
|Publisher||:||Indiana University Press April 17, 2014|
|Number of Pages||:||208 pages|
|File Size||:||579 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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