1901 Poor's Manual of Railroads on CD
In 1860, Henry
Varnum Poor published History of the Railroads and Canals of the
United States, the first major attempt at compiling a comprehensive
account of both the financial and operational details of US
railroad companies, which at this point in history, was the largest
industry in North America.
Each volume in .pdf format provides a vast resource of
financial information on the railway industry for each USA State
and Canadian Province. Written by Henry Poor himself, information
provided includes, a brief history, costs, stocks and bonds,
milage, location, and rolling stock inventory.
Provides a unique perspective on the history of early
:: This 1901 volume features 1978 pages.