The Indiana Rail Road Company is a story of extraordinary success among the scores of independent short line and regional railroads spawned in the wake of railroad deregulation. Christopher Rund chronicles the development of the company from its origins as part of America’s first land grant railroad, the Illinois Central, through the political and financial juggling required by entrepreneur Tom Hoback to purchase the line when it fell into disrep...
By Christopher Rund
Series: Railroads Past and Present
Hardcover: 296 pages
Publisher: Indiana University Press; Revised and Expanded edition (November 28, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 9 x 1 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 2734629
Format: PDF Text TXT book
It was a fair book. I think it needs allot more pictures of Indiana Railroad locomotives. Especially the latest SD90MACs. Not allot of pictures of these beasts. I felt the book rambled a little too much about its origin the Illinois Central Railroad.