American Railway Transportation

By: Johnson, Emory R.

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Book Condition: Very Good+


Graphs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a bit of rubbing and several small nicks to the spine joints and bottom edges of the book cover. There are a couple of small spots of dirt to the rear cover. The text pages are clean and bright. "Johnson was born in Waupun, Wisconsin. He studied at University of Wisconsin (1888) and University of Pennsylvania (Ph. D. , 1893). He was instructor of economics at Haverford College 1893-96. He became professor of transportation and commerce at the University of Pennsylvania in 1896, and was dean of its Wharton School from 1919 to 1933. He served as expert on transportation (1899) on the United States Industrial Commission, and was a member on valuation of railway property for the United States Census Bureau (190405) , and as expert on traffic on the National Waterways Commission of 1909. In 1911 he furnished a report on Panama Canal traffic, etc. , for U. S. President William Howard Taft, and in 1907 arbitrated the dispute between the Southern Pacific Company and the Order of Railroad Telegraphers. He was director of the Bureau of Municipal Research, Philadelphia, and director of the Philadelphia Maritime Exchange. He died in Philadelphia on March 8, 1950." (from Wikipedia)

Title: American Railway Transportation

Author Name: Johnson, Emory R.

Categories: Transportation,

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Publisher: New York, Appleton and Company: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: A39412

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