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RAILROADS AND THEIR RELATIONS TO THE PUBLIC. SHOULD THEY BE OWNED BY THE STATE? OWNED BY INDIVIDUALS, SHOULD THEIR EARNINGS BY FIXED BY THE STATE? A COLLOQUY BETWEEN A FARMER, A GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL AND A RAILROAD SUPERINTENDENT. FOR SALE ON THE CARS. PRICE 10 CENTS.

J.J. Spalding, Chicago: 1875 Original printed wrappers [some dustsoil], stitched, 36pp. Very Good. In this scarce item the author attempts the difficult task of "arranging harmoniously the relations between the people and the railroads." Government vs. private ownership, the extent of competition now prevailing among railroads, ways to increase that competition, whether rail rates are unjustifiably high, and the nature of appropriate regulation are discussed. FIRST EDITION. BRE 27 [2]. 479 NUC 0026725 [3]. Not in Eberstadt, Decker.


Book Id: 16169

Price: $150.00

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