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Electric Trains and Trolleys (1880-1920)

Bankston, John (Book - 2013)
Electric Trains and Trolleys (1880-1920)
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Steam-powered locomotives helped bring people across the West but they also brought their share of problems. Traveling through enclosed tunnels or past the tall buildings of cities, the smoke from steam engines could be dangerous, even deadly. The story of electric trains is the story of the search for a better way. Electrically powered trains and trolleys helped build cities like Los Angeles. They let people live in new places, even far from where they worked. They were fast and efficient and led to some of the most modern trains on earth. Book jacket.
Authors: Bankston, John, 1974-
Title: Electric trains and trolleys (1880-1920)
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, c2013.
Characteristics: p. cm.
Local Note: 118 231
ISBN: 9781612282916
Statement of Responsibility: by John Bankston
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Headings: Electric railroads History Juvenile literature. Electric railroads United States History Juvenile literature. Street-railroads United States History Juvenile literature.
Topical Term: Electric railroads
Electric railroads
Street-railroads
LCCN: 2012009416
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