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The Passenger Train in the Motor Age

California’s Rail and Bus Industries, 1910–1941

Gregory Lee Thompson

Frontmatter and Preface
Introduction
Chapter 1  Passenger Service and the Seeds of Decline, 1856–1920
Chapter 2  Management and Its Ability to Change, 1910–1920
Chapter 3  Troubles during Prosperity, 1920–1929
Chapter 4  Pacific Greyhound Lines and the Southern Pacific, 1929–1936
Chapter 5  Rising Deficits in a Rebounding Market: Rail Passenger Strategy, 1930–1941
Chapter 6  What Went Wrong
Chapter 7  Conclusion
List of Abbreviations and Appendix
Notes
Index

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