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The Resource Derailed by bankruptcy : life after the Reading Railroad, Howard H. Lewis ; foreword by John C. Spychalski

Derailed by bankruptcy : life after the Reading Railroad, Howard H. Lewis ; foreword by John C. Spychalski

Label
Derailed by bankruptcy : life after the Reading Railroad
Title
Derailed by bankruptcy
Title remainder
life after the Reading Railroad
Statement of responsibility
Howard H. Lewis ; foreword by John C. Spychalski
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What happened when the US government stopped investing in railroads and started investing in highways and air travel? By the late 1970s, six major eastern railroads had declared bankruptcy. Although he didn't like trains, Howard H. Lewis became the primary lawyer for the Reading Railroad during its legendary bankruptcy case. Here, Lewis provides a frank account of the high-intensity litigation and courtroom battles over the US government's proposal to form Conrail out of the six bankrupt railroads, which meant taking the Reading's property, leaving the railroad to prove its worth. After five grueling years, the case was ultimately settled for
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N$T
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Lewis, Howard H
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Railroads past and present
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  • Reading Company
  • Reading Company
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Bankruptcy
  • Railroads and state
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Bankruptcy
  • Railroads and state
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • United States
Label
Derailed by bankruptcy : life after the Reading Railroad, Howard H. Lewis ; foreword by John C. Spychalski
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The age of innocence -- The gathering storm -- A time of waiting -- The beginning -- The plot thickens -- Fear and exhaustion -- Detailed case preparation -- The times that try men's souls -- The rail use case: ours and the government's -- The government's case -- End game
Control code
ocn931877152
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253018717
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt192kkh3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)931877152
Label
Derailed by bankruptcy : life after the Reading Railroad, Howard H. Lewis ; foreword by John C. Spychalski
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The age of innocence -- The gathering storm -- A time of waiting -- The beginning -- The plot thickens -- Fear and exhaustion -- Detailed case preparation -- The times that try men's souls -- The rail use case: ours and the government's -- The government's case -- End game
Control code
ocn931877152
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253018717
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt192kkh3
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)931877152

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