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Books available at the Wake South Howell Library
The North Carolina Railroad, 1849-1871 and the Modernization of North Carolina by
Call Number: HE 2791 .N82398 1991
Publication Date: 1991-01-01
In telling the story of the North Carolina Railroad's independent years (1849-71), Trelease covers all aspects of the company and its development, including its construction and rolling stock; its management, labor force, and labor policies; its passenger and freight operations; and its role in the Civil War. He also assesses the impact of the railroad on the economic and social development of North Carolina.
The Transportation Revolution, 1815-1860 by
Call Number: HE 204 .T39 1989
Publication Date: 1977-09-30
Part of a series of detailed reference manuals on American economic history, this volume traces the development and rapid growth of transportation across the USA in the mid-1800s.
Street Smart by
Call Number: HE 4451 .S387 2015
Publication Date: 2015-09-08
Schwartz's Street Smart is a dazzling and affectionate history of the struggle for control of American cities, and an inspiring off-road map to a more vibrant, active, and vigorous urban future.
Ways of the World by
Call Number: TA 1015 .L39 1992
Publication Date: 1992-12-01
irst published in the US in 1992, this history of roads and their users combines breadth of scope with interesting detail and over 60 illustrations and maps.
Wagon, Chariot and Carriage by
Call Number: GT 5280 .P53 1992
Publication Date: 1992-10-01
This book presents the technological and social history of early land transport -- horses, wagons, chariots and wheeled conveyances of all kinds -- including the history of vehicles and mounts as symbols.
Transportation Infrastructure by
Call Number: HE 206.2 .T7152 2012
Publication Date: 2012-07-30
This book directly supports the National Federation of State High School Associations' Speech, Debate, and Theatre Association 2012-2013 Policy Debate Topic. It addresses various aspects of transportation infrastructure within the U.S. including: whether and how to fund mass transit, how the recession impacts infrastructure projects; and whether infrastructure in the U.S. is in disrepair and how best to address any necessary repairs.
Technology, Transport, and Travel in American History by
Call Number: HE 203 .P73 2003
Publication Date: 2003-01-01
Robert C. Post explores the political, social, and economic implications behind technological developments throughout American history.
Getting There by
Call Number: HE 5623 .G63 1994
Publication Date: 1994-05-01
Goddard contends that for America to prosper in the new century, it must seize the potential of high-speed trains, "smart" roads, the information revolution, and a landmark new law that empowers citizens to demand balance in transportation.
End of the Road by
Call Number: HE 5611 .Z83 1991
Publication Date: 1991-10-01