Post roads & iron horses :transportation in Connecticut from colonial times to the age of steam /Richard DeLuca.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-288830

Description

x, 251 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Transportation History.
Transportation.

Originator

DeLuca, Richard.

Contents

The land and its first inhabitants -- Colonial Connecticut -- Turnpikes and stagecoaches -- Steamboats and canals -- The railroad, part I -- The railroad, part II -- Conclusion: a period of transition -- Appendix A: population by geomorphic region, 1800/1920 -- Appendix B: corporation charters -- Appendix C: Connecticut rail lines.

Publication

Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press

Publisher Series

Garnet books
Driftless Connecticut series
Garnet books.
Driftless Connecticut series.

Description

x, 251 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN

9780819568564 (cloth : alk. paper)
0819568562 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780819571731 (e-book)
0819571733 (e-book)

Call Number

Stacks HE213.C6 D45 2011

Places

Connecticut
Connecticut.

Variant Title

Post roads and iron horses