Citation:Eason, Charles. 'American railways'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. IX Part LXIV, 1885/1886, pp46-69
It will be my aim in this paper, first to exhibit a summary view of the railways as a whole; second, to show from an examination of the accounts of some leading lines, the peculiarities of the financial circumstances of American railways; and third, to review the control exercised over rates in the different States of the Union.
Keywords:American railway system
Railway company finance
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. IX Part LXIV 1885/1886
Description:Read Tuesday, 23rd February, 1886