After I read this book I looked for more on this subject.
Railroad buffs and business majors alike can find something to learn in this book, and overall I think it was worth the read.
Being a railroad fan it was interesting to note how much early mergers suffered from Regulations and money grabbing insiders.
did not realize I would be sent an old Library book.
The content of the book is fine. I had read it before. Read more
MORE THAN MET MY EXPECTATION I WAS WORKING FOR THE NEW YORK CENTRAL AT THE TIME OF THE MERGER AND I KNOW WHAT HAPPENED THE PENNSY WAS RUN BY BANKERS THE NYC WAS RUN BY RAILROAD MEN... Read morePublished 17 months ago by paul martin
On February 1, 1968, the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) and the New York Central Railroad (NYC) combined to form the Penn Central Transportation Company. Read morePublished on May 5, 2011 by Bill Hough
Authors Mr. Joseph R. Daughen and Peter Binzen did a very good job writing this book. This book presented the state of the PennCentral and railroading in the United States during... Read morePublished on April 25, 2011 by Rail Fan
One of those books that is referenced by just about every author that writes about the railroad industry - not just the collapse of the regulated railroad industry, but any story... Read morePublished on January 6, 2011 by mike j
A wonderful book that tells in detail the disaster that was the Penn Central. A must for those studying Labor Economics, Labor Law, or Railroads in general.Published on July 15, 2010 by KSM1011
I have always wanted a copy of this book (a friend has two and would not sell, trade, or give one to me); one day I thought ebay (nah, didn't like) then I thought "Amazon!". Read morePublished on March 12, 2010 by J. S. Bach