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ISBN10: 0253356962 ISBN13: 9780253356963 DDC: 388.0973/09034 LCC: HE203 Edition: ;


Includes bibliographical references and index.; Transportation for hire : from human burden to taxis -- Down that long & dusty road : stagecoach travel in America -- The omnibus : travel for all citizens -- Streetcars : that most democratic conveyance -- Ferryboats : crossing the rivers and bays -- Canals : the low and slow way to go -- River steamers : white swans on the inland rivers -- Lake steamers : on the inland sea -- Coastal & sound steamers : close to shore -- Ocean sail : at the mercy of the wind -- Ocean steam : the triumph of technology -- Emigrant travel : a nation of nations -- Passenger trains : coach class -- Passenger trains : first class -- Appendix : Travel words and tales.


  • LCC: HE203
  • Dewey Decimal: 388.0973/09034

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  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xxvi, 512 p. :
  • Edition Info: ;


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