4 edition of Development of transportation systems in the United States found in the catalog.
Development of transportation systems in the United States
J. Luther Ringwalt
|Statement||with illustrations of hundreds of typical objects ; by J.L. Ringwalt ...|
|Series||Library of American civilization -- LAC 10415.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||398 p., plates|
|Number of Pages||398|
|LC Control Number||87684972|
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Development of Transportation Systems in the United States: Comprising a Comprehensive Description of the Leading Features of Advancement, from the Colonial Era to the Present Time, in Water Channels, Roads, Turnpikes, Canals, Railways, Vessels, Vehicles, Cars.
Development of transportation systems in the United States; comprising a comprehensive description of the leading features of advancement, from the colonial era to the present time, in water channels, roads, turnpikes, canals, railways, vessels, vehicles, cars and locomotives.
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Each movement has a purpose, an origin, a potential set of intermediate locations, and a destination. Mobility is supported and driven by transport systems which are composed of infrastructures, modes, and. Transportation systems, either existing or envisaged for the future, can be classified according to these components and their relations to the larger economic, social, and physical systems in which they occur.
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Transportation has always shaped development. It has been a major factor in the growth of the United States from the earliest days of settlement.
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