The Resource Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas, Michael E. Hibblen, (electronic resource)

Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas, Michael E. Hibblen, (electronic resource)

Label
Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas
Title
Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas
Statement of responsibility
Michael E. Hibblen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For nearly 80 years, the Rock Island was a major railroad in Arkansas providing passenger and freight services. A decline in rail travel after World War II and an increase in trucks hauling freight over government-subsidized interstates were among factors that left the railroad struggling. Efforts to merge with other railroads were stalled for years by federal regulators. The Rock Island filed for bankruptcy in 1975 and attempted a reorganization, but creditors wanted the assets liquidated, with a judge shutting it down in 1980. Most of the tracks that traversed the state were taken up, but a few relics, like the Little Rock passenger station and the Arkansas River Bridge, remain as monuments to this once great railroad
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hibblen, Michael E
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Images of rail
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  • Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company
  • Railroads
  • Railroads
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas, Michael E. Hibblen, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11948282
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11948282
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11948282
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11948282
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rock Island Railroad in Arkansas, Michael E. Hibblen, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11948282
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11948282
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11948282
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11948282
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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