We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! L. Bookseller Inventory #
A saga about one of the oldest and most romantic enterprises in the land -- America's railroads -- The Men Who Loved Trains introduces some of the most dynamic businessmen in America. Here are the chieftains who have run the railroads, including those who set about grabbing power and big salaries for themselves, and others who truly loved the industry.
As a journalist and associate editor of Fortune magazine who covered the demise of Penn Central and the creation of Conrail, Rush Loving often had a front row seat to the foibles and follies of this group of men. He uncovers intrigue, greed, lust for power, boardroom battles, and takeover wars and turns them into a page-turning story for readers.
Included is the story of how the chairman of CSX Corporation, who later became George W. Bush's Treasury secretary, was inept as a manager but managed to make millions for himself while his company drifted in chaos. Men such as he were shy of scruples, yet there were also those who loved trains and railroading, and who played key roles in reshaping transportation in the northeastern United States. This book will delight not only the rail fan, but anyone interested in American business and history.
Book Description: Winner, 2007 George Hilton Award
Title: The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story of Men ...
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication Date: 2006
Book Condition: Used: Good
Book Description Indiana University Press, 2006. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP60609905
Book Description Indiana University Press. Book Condition: Acceptable. Ships SAME or NEXT business day. We Ship to APO/FPO addr. Choose EXPEDITED shipping and receive in 2-5 business days within the United States. See our member profile for customer support contact info. We have an easy return policy. Bookseller Inventory # 43424328
Book Description Indiana University Press, 2006. Book Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 0253347572-2-4
Book Description Indiana University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Like New. NICE CONDITION THICK HARDCOVER BOOK IN DUST JACKET. NO WRITING OR MARKINGS IN TEXT. NO WEAR TO COVER. ALMOST NO WEAR TO DUST JACKET. A CLEAN & SOLID BOOK. Bookseller Inventory # Y-4130
Book Description Indiana University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0253347572
Book Description Indiana University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000113132
Book Description Indiana University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Bookseller Inventory # P020253347572
Book Description Indiana University Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 0253347572 Like New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # LN7.0061987
Book Description Indiana University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Like New. Almost new condition. Bookseller Inventory # P010253347572
Book Description Indiana University Press, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0253347572