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A description of the canals and railroads of the United States

Henry S. Tanner

A description of the canals and railroads of the United States

comprehending notices of all the works of internal improvements throughout the several states.

by Henry S. Tanner

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Published by Kelley in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally pub. New York: Tanner & Disturnell, 1840.

SeriesReprints of economic classics, Library of early American business and industry -- 20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21607635M
ISBN 100678005958
OCLC/WorldCa68652

Compared with canals, railroads a. were more expensive than canals to construct. b. transported freight more slowly. c. faced much less political opposition by vested economic interests. d. required less technological obstacles to overcome to construct and operate them safely. e. could be built almost anywhere with sufficient financial capital. Description: The United States, showing important commercial routes. Place Names: Transportation, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York.   The United States has also discussed installing a high-speed rail between San Francisco and Los Angeles and on the East Coast between Boston and Washington, D.C. Electric engines and advancements in train transport technologies have since allowed humans to travel at speeds of up to miles per : Mary Bellis. The introduction of canals and railroads initially upset the national economy but quickly reversed the problem by increasing the amount of trade between countries After the construction of the Eerie Canal in , it took several years for the economy to stabilize because many people did not agree with the idea, and they did not take advantage.

Dinsmore's complete map of the railroads and canals in the United States and Canada ().jpg × ; KB Dinsmore's new railroad map of the United States and the Canadas, showing all the railroads completed and in progress, carefully compiled from official sources, for Dinsmore's railroad guide ().jpg × ; KB.


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A description of the canals and railroads of the United States by Henry S. Tanner Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Description of the Canals and Rail Roads of the United States, Comprehending Notices of All the Works of Internal Improvement Throughout the Several States Henry Schenck Tanner Tanner & J. Disturnell, - Canals - pages. Get this from a library.

A description of the canals and railroads of the United States, comprehending notices of all the works of internal improvements throughout the several States.

[Henry Schenck Tanner]. Page - To construct their road across, along, or upon any stream of water, water-course, street, highway, plank road, turnpike or canal, which the route of its road shall intersect or touch; but the company shall restore the stream or watercourse, street, highway, plank road and turnpike thus intersected or touched, to its former state, or to such state as not unnecessarily to have.

34 InHenry Poor published History of Railroads and Canals in the United States, an attempt to compile comprehensive information about the financial and operational state of U.S. railroad companies. He later established H.V. and H.W.

Poor Co. with his son, Henry William, and published annual updated versions of his book. Standard & Poor Alma mater: Bowdoin College (AB, ).

A description of the canals and rail roads of the United States: comprehending notices of all the works of internal improvement throughout the several states.

[Henry Schenck Tanner] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Title: A description of the canals and rail roads of the United States: comprehending notices of all the works of internal improvement.

Map of the canals & rail roads of the United States, reduced from the large map of the U.S.; engraved by J. Knight. Summary General map of the eastern United States showing drainage, state boundaries, and place names. ScaleLC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), Printed at the bottom of the map: Extra session of Congress map.

Price 25 cents. General map of the eastern United States showing finished railroads, railroads in progress, and chartered or projected railroads. Insets: Fortress Monroe, Old Point Comfort and Hygeia Hotel, Va. [view] 10 x 19 cm.-Military map of Missouri. OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

"Glossary of the scientific, mechanical, and other terms employed in engineering": pages [] First edition published in under title: A brief description of the canals and railroads of the United States. A Comprehensive Understanding of the Charactor of the Railroads and Canals in the United States through This book presents a very in depth look into the progress, cost, revenues, expenditures and financial condition of the Railroads and Canals of Cited by: Similar Items.

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History of the railroads and canals of the United States v. 1 by Henry Varnum Poor,J.H. Schultz edition, Microform in EnglishPages: History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States Item PreviewPages: The United States: Nationalism to Sectionalism () The United States: Nationalism to Sectionalism () Railroads, Steamships, & Canals.

The war with Great Britain was an event that increased American’s feelings of national. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: A description of the canals and rail roads of the United States comprehending notices of all the. A description of the canals and rail roads of the United States, comprehending notices of all the works of internal improvement throughout the several states by Tanner, Henry Schenck, Pages:   Historical Transportation of Navigable Rivers, Canals, and Railroads in the United States (ICPSR ) Version Date: View help for published Cite this study |.

A New Map for Travelers through the United States of America Showing the Railroads, Canals and Stage Roads, Description This map of the United States by John Calvin Smith is from Smith’s The Illustrated Hand-book for Travelers through the United States.

Another version of Tanner's Description of the Canals and Rail Roads of the United States issued in This version is on slightly smaller paper. It includes two profile diagrams of major canals and railroads, but lacks the two folding maps that appeared in the larger version (cf.

above). $ James T. Lloyd. Description Details. Title. Iowa transportation map: Highways, railroads, canals, air lanes, and dredged channels, This is a work of the U.S. Government and is not subject to copyright protection in the United States. Contact Information Part of: Iowa transportation map: Highways, railroads, canals, air lanes, and.

(Covers to) A Brief Description of the Canals and Railroads of the United States; Comprehending notices of all the most important works of Internal Improvement throughout the Several States.

By H.S. Tanner. Philadelphia: Published by the Author. November. Westward expansion and the growth of the United States during the 19th century sparked a need for a better transportation infrastructure. At the beginning of the century, U.S. citizens and immigrants to the country traveled primarily by horseback or on the rivers.

After a while, crude roads were built and then canals. Before long the railroads. How and why did canals, railroads and steamships improve the economy of the United States in the early 19th century. Write a sentence paragraph. In the election of Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but Donald Trump won the electoral college, thus securing the presidency.

Edit criterion description Delete criterion row. This is a study of the role of American governments--federal, state, and local--in the creation of the facilities of inland transport. In today's terms, it is an analysis of an important aspect of development policy, the provision of social overhead capital, and of the relations between public promotion and the efforts of private enterprise.

New York: T.R. Tanner & J. Diturnell, First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Item # Vastly expanded from the edition. pages of descriptions by state of existing railroads and canals and those planned, with glossary, condensed summary, and index, plus four page publisher's catalogue in the rear.

Two foldout maps, a New Map of New York, and a New Map of. Book Description Praeger 11/19/, Hardback or Cased Book. Condition: New. Government Promotion of American Canals and Railroads, Book.

Seller Inventory # BBSPrice Range: $ - $ Unlike other railroads, theValley Railway was never double-tracked for expanded traffic, and the right-of-way remains virtually Tourist & Traveler Over Valley Railway, promotes itself as “Containing a Complete Description of the Scenery and Objects of Interest Along the Road.”The descriptions of the valley in the book illuminate the landscape of the time.

History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States : Volume 1 - Ebook written by Henry Varnum Poor. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read History of the Railroads and Canals of the United States : Volume : Henry Varnum Poor.

A Map Of The Roads, Canals And Steam Boat Routes Of The United States Tanner, Henry S. View larger, zoomable image (turn off pop-up blocker) Full Title: The Traveller's Guide. A Map Of The Roads, Canals And Steam Boat Routes Of The United States Designed for the use of Travellers, By H.S.

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United States, exhibiting the railroad & canals. View Description. Download: small (maximum x pixels) medium (maximum x pixels) Hecho a Mano Latin American Book Arts: Helen G. Edmonds. Canals-- United States Railroads-- United States Roads-- United States Transportation-- United States United States -- Distances, etc.

-- Maps United States -- Maps, Tourist Genres Maps Notes Content: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the yearby H.S. Tanner, in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Hand-drawn color map showing the eastern half of the United States, including railroads, canals, steamboat and stage routes.

The border of the map has state seals and drawings of some U.S. presidents. Geographic features are noted, with relief shown by hachures.

Includes two insets in the lower right corner: Southern part of Florida -- Map of Oregon, California & Texas; as well Author: J. Atwood. This is the first English translation of a monumental account of American railroads (and canals) in the years Its author, Franz Anton Ritter von Gerstner, was Europe's leading authority on railroad construction, and he conducted his study at the behest of the Russian government, which rightly felt that the United States would provide a more suitable model for the.

T he Railroads in the s for kids - Expansion Between and 21, miles of railroad were built in the United States of America. Just two years later, inthere were more t miles of railroad in actual operation and one continuous line of rails ran from New York City to the Mississippi River.

Traveling on the early railroads of the 's was uncomfortable. Americans agreed that internal transportation routes would promote progress.

By the eve of the Civil War, the United States had moved beyond roads and canals to a well-established and extensive system of railroads. ROADS AND CANALS. One key part of the transportation revolution was the widespread building of roads and turnpikes.

A scarce railroad map of the eastern U.S. with an untitled inset map of North America. The style is a greatly simplified cartography showing railroads and canals. At least two other versions of this map appeared in one without the inset map (Karrow ), and one with a different inset map of the City of New York (Modelski 30).

Mitchell's new traveller's guide through the United States, showing the railroads, canals, stage roads &c. with distances from place to place. View Description Download. Railroads were less expensive to build than canals and more reliable. Railroads also provided indirect benefits by encouraging new settlement and expansion of farms.

The railroads demands for iron and equipment of various kinds created a market for industries. Railroads-- United States United States Genres Maps Notes Content: Printed at the bottom of the map: Extra session of Congress map. Price 25 cents.

Content: General map of the eastern United States showing finished railroads, railroads in progress, and chartered or projected railroads. The Great Railroad Revolution is a history of trains in the United States from their beginnings to the present day.

The author, Christian Wolmar, also provides some background information about railroads in Britain early in the book, because steam trains originated in /5. Maps ETC > United States > New England States > New Source Bounding Coordinates: W: E: 75 N: 45 S: Main Map Page Zoomify Version B/W PDF Version Color PDF Version: Description: The New England States.

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A New Map for Travelers through the United States of America Showing the Railroads, Canals and Stage Roads, WDLpng 1, × 1,; MB All american canal × ; 70 KB Cincinnati and Whitewater 1, × 1,; KB.Inthe Stockton and Darlington Railroad carried the first commercial freight of any railroad in history.

Five years later, the Liverpool and Manchester Railroad opened operations carrying passengers as well as freight. This quickly sparked a virtual mania for building railroads in Europe and the United States after The Junction Canal was a canal in the states of New York and Pennsylvania in the United States.

The canal was also called the Arnot Canal, after the name of its principal stockholder, John Arnot of Elmira, New canal was built and operated by a private stock company. The canal was partly open inbut the entire length was not finished until Construction began: