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Railroads and Weather

From Fogs to Floods and Heat to Hurricanes, the Impacts of Weather and Climate on American Railroading

Changnon, Stanley

2006, 136 p. 116 illus., 44 illus. in color.


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  • Covers the impacts of major storms of the last hundred years on the American railroad industry
  • With numerous illustrations
  • Comprehensive in scope
This award-winning "must-read" for weather and railroad buffs is the first book to cover the impacts of major storms of the last hundred years on this massive American industry. Includes 210 historic and color train photos and special Katrina coverage.

Content Level » Popular/general

Keywords » Hurricane Katrina - Meteorology - Railroad - Storm - Technology - Transportation - Weather

Related subjects » Atmospheric Sciences - Life Sciences - Meteorology

Table of contents 

Dealing with the Weather.- Weather Impacts: The Good and the Bad.- Examples of Weather Problems in Different Climatic Regions.- Effects of Various Weather Conditions.- Planning for and Responding to Weather.- The Evolving Relationship between Weather and Railroads.

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