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Some of the intriguing problems that have confronted railroads are examined in this book. Topics include rebates and discriminations, pooling, traffic problems, the inherent reasonableness of railroad rates, relatively unreasonable rates for competing markets, the long-and-short haul question, the distance problem, the general systems of railway rates, and Format: Paperback.
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“In Januaryconvinced that Chinese workers were capable, the railroad hired 50 Chinese workers and then 50 more,” the Project notes. “But the demand for labor increased, and white. Railroads have responded by adding capacity as well as shedding some low-margin traffic to make room for higher-margin business.
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