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INDEX
Abandonments, 69, 107, 143, 174-176
Air brakes, 18
Air carriers. See Carriers
Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, 51
Air route traffic control center, 46, 136, 164
Airway, 45-47
Alaska Railroad, 58
Alcoa (Aluminum Company of America), 63
Allied Mills, Inc., 121
American Electric Power Co., 86
American Railway Association, 16, 72
Amtrak, 70-71, 122
Association of American Railroads, 56, 61-62, 118, 201
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway, 69
Automatic block signals, 57, 77, 133
Automation, 57, 85-86, 191-192. See also Traffic control
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, 5-6
Bankruptcy, railroad, 159
Beaumont, Huntingdon, 3
Black Mesa & Lake Powell Railroad, 86
Boston & Maine Railroad, 121-122
Boyd, Alan S., 78, 87
Branch lines, 19, 69, 72
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, 79
Brown, C.N.M., 123
Burroughs, Craig, 80
Canadian National Railroad, 83
Canadian Pacific Railway, 83
Canal companies, 4, 9-10
Captive industry. See Exclusive use; Local service
Carriers: economic types, 48-51, 62, 160-161, 175-179; multimodal, 187- 189; nonrail modes, 19-40, 48-49, 149-150, railroad, 58-63, 117, 120, 123-124, 148; roadway, 127-128, 136-138, 151-158, 165-168, 201-204
Cartel behavior of railroads, 99-102
Centralized traffic control, 57, 61, 77, 133, 139, 142
Charleston and Hamburg railroad, 6
Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad, 120
Chesser, Al, 81
Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad. See Milwaukee Road
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad, 78-80
Chicago & Northwestern Railroad, 78- 80, 82
Civil Aeronautics Board, 51, 187-188
Code of Roadway Regulations, 134-136, 164, 179
Commoditrain, 78-80, 82
Common carrier. See Carriers
Common road. See Highways
Commuter trains, 70, 85-86
Competition: described, 72, 91-97, 147- 151; intermodal, 9-10, 19-40, 78; issues, 98-99, 100-104, 158-161, 167- 168, 183-184, 187-189, 190-191; roadways, 128, 169, 173, 176-179, 201-204, 207-210
Conant, Michael, 99

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