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Grant, H. Roger 1943-

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Works: 89 works in 160 publications in 1 language and 15,186 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Sources  Diaries  Biography 
Classifications: TF23, 385.0973
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Most widely held works by H. Roger Grant
Railroads in the heartland steam and traction in the golden age of postcards by H. Roger Grant ( )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The railroad the life story of a technology by H. Roger Grant ( )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Railroads altered the landscape of the United States. Within a few decades of the invention of the locomotive, railways stretched from coast to coast, enabling people and goods to travel far greater distances than ever before, completely altering our concept of time and space. And while railroads may seem like an old technology, they continue to be an essential means of transporting both good and people, and new technologies are making the railroads an increasingly relevant resource for the 21st century. This volume in the Greenwood Technographies series tells the life story of all aspects of
Living in the depot the two-story railroad station by H. Roger Grant ( )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Railroad postcards in the age of steam by H. Roger Grant ( )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Iowa railroads the essays of Frank P. Donovan, Jr. by Frank P Donovan ( )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What began as a study of the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway stretched into more than a dozen contributions on Hawkeye state railroad topics. By 1969 Donovan had examined Iowa's “Little Three”: Chicago Great Western, Illinois Central, and Minneapolis & St. Paul as well as the state's “Big Four”: Chicago & North Western; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy; Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific; and Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific. In addition to these seven core carriers, Donovan covered the state's less prominent railroads: Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe; Great Northern
A young Dutchman views post-Civil War America diary of Claude August Crommelin by Claude August Crommelin ( )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Not long after the end of the American Civil War, a wealthy young Dutchman by the name of Claude August Crommelin embarked on a tour of the young country, visiting New England, the Middle Atlantic States, the Upper Mississippi Valley, and the war-ravaged South. His family connections allowed him to meet important people, and his interests in industry, politics, and public institutions led him to observe what others might not have noticed. His meticulously kept journal reveals an inquisitive traveler with
Iowa's Railroads An Album by Donovan L Hofsommer ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At one point in time, no place in Iowa was more than a few miles from an active line of rail track. In this splendid companion volume to Steel Trails of Hawkeyeland (IUP, 2005), H. Roger Grant and Don L. Hofsommer explore the pivotal role that railroads played in the urban development of the state as well as the symbiotic relationship Iowa and its rails shared. With more than 400 black-and-white photographs, a solid inventory of depots and locations, and new information that is sure to impress even the most well-versed railfan, this detailed history of the state's railroads-including the Ch
Railroads and the American people by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the impact and importance of railroads and railroad travel on cities and towns throughout the United States, from 1830 through 1930
The corn belt route : a history of the Chicago Great Western Railroad Company by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spirit Fruit : a gentle utopia by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The country railroad station in America by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Self-help in the 1890s depression by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twilight rails the final era of railroad building in the Midwest by H. Roger Grant ( )
8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first book to document the final wave of railroad construction in the Midwest, written by a preeminent railroad historian
Erie Lackawanna : death of an American railroad, 1938-1992 by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Insurance reform : consumer action in the progressive era by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The North Western : a history of the Chicago & North Western Railway system by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this first in-depth history of the North Western, Grant sheds light on the inner workings of a railroad that has long intrigued rail enthusiasts. With a lively narrative and over 170 illustrations that include photographs and maps, the book will engage historians, collectors, modelers, photographers, and those interested in the development of Chicago and the Midwest
We took the train ( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brownie the boomer : the life of Charles P. Brown, an American railroader by Charles P Brown ( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visionary railroader : Jervis Langdon Jr. and the transportation revolution by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Visionary Railroader chronicles the life of a key figure in the history of rail travel in the United States. As president of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, Jervis Langdon Jr. had the opportunity to put progressive concepts into practice. From his role in passing the Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973 to his work on creating the quasi-public Conrail, Visionary Railroader examines the impact of Langdon's active life with clear text, unique representations of media of the day, and select family photos."--BOOK JACKET
Ohio on the move : transportation in the Buckeye State by H. Roger Grant ( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Few American states can match the rich and diverse transportation heritage of Ohio. Every major form of public conveyance eventually served the Buckeye State. From the "Canal Age" to the "Interurban Era," Ohio emerged as a national leader. The state's central location, abundant natural resources, impressive wealth, shrewd business leadership, and episodes of good fortune explain the dynamic nature of its transport past." "Ohio on the Move is the first systematic scholarly account of the transportation history of Ohio."--BOOK JACKET
 
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