Working for the Railroad

Working for the Railroad

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Walter Licht chronicles the working and personal lives of the first two generations of American railwaymen, the first workers in America to enter large-scale, bureaucratically managed, corporately owned work organizations. Originally published in 1983. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.An article in the Locomotive Engineera#39;s journal in 1880 spoke to this issue: On nearly all roads, the engineer is ... together with such odd jobs as are necessary to keep the machinery in such condition as will enable him to make his trips withoutanbsp;...

Title:Working for the Railroad
Author:Walter Licht
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2014-07-14


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