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You Can't Beat the Train: An Overview of Highway-rail Grade Crossing Safety in North Ameri
Robert W McKnight, Nicholas Fry Editor
St. Louis Mercantile Library
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2016-04-13 00:00:00
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You Can't Beat the Train

An Overview of Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety in North America, 1830-2009

By Robert W McKnight, Nicholas Fry, editor.

Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11", 8.5x11", 134 pages, archival images, drawings, illustrations, pictures of signal control equipment, appendices, bibliography. 2013.

"Here's the first interesting - even compelling - railroad safety story.

"The historical development of highway-rail grade crossing safety efforts, appliances, setbacks... A fascinating chronicle of the ongoing effort to save lives at the millinons of intersections between private railroad lines and public highways and byways; herein accomplished by providing ready access to historical documents, reports, statistics, and techical information".