The Railroad Industry.
The Nature of Railroad Traffic.
Revenues and Costs.
The Location Process.
Effects of Distance.
Grades and Curve Resistance.Acceleration and Deceleration.
Problems in Grades.
PART 2. PRINCIPLES OF MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION.
Subgrade Design and Construction.
Subgrade Construction Costs.
Subgrade Stability Problems.
Concrete and Other Artificial Ties.
Fastenings and Other Track Material.
Turnouts and Crossings.
Conduct of Work.
Railroad Right of Way.
Appendix A. Location Problem Example.
Appendix B. Problems for Study.