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Public safety and the interurban road vs. the railroad monopoly in Massachusetts

by Howard Carlton Forbes

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Published by Printed by the University Press in Cambridge, U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Massachusetts,
    • Street-railroads -- Massachusetts

    • Edition Notes

      Cover-title.

      Statementby Howard C. Forbes ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE5425.M4 F6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. incl. II diagr.
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6967813M
      LC Control Number06011770
      OCLC/WorldCa28110981

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railroad. – Refuse to provide a rate to a point where a shipper can access a competing railroad. – Approve long-term “tie-in” agreements between short-line and major railroads that deny shippers access through the short-line to a second major railroad.

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