||Wilmington and Raleigh Rail Road Company, 1833-1854
||Weldon, tollgate of North Carolina -- Early plans for railroads in North Carolina -- The building of a railroad -- The technology : its origins and history -- Conflict and crisis -- Rail transportation and economic growth -- Appendix A: the railroad land in Wilmington -- Appendix B: the depot site at Wilmington.
||"A marvel of civil engineering by the standards of the day, the railroad constituted a tour de force of organization, finance and political will that risked the fortunes of individuals and the credit of the state. This study chronicles the project from its inception, exploring its impact on subsequent railroad development in North Carolina and its significance"--Provided by publisher.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-215) and index.|
|ISBN||9780786465057 (softcover : alk. paper)|
|ISBN||0786465050 (softcover : alk. paper)|