Notes on Railroad Accidents
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Notes on Railroad Accidents

By Charles Francis Adams
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Table of Contents
  • NOTES ON RAILROAD ACCIDENTS
  • CONTENTS.
  • PREFACE.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • THE DEATH OF MR. HUSKISSON.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • THE ANGOLA AND SHIPTON ACCIDENTS.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • THE WOLLASTON ACCIDENT.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • ACCIDENTS AND CONSERVATISM.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • TELESCOPING AND THE MILLER PLATFORM.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • THE VERSAILLES ACCIDENT.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • TELEGRAPHIC COLLISIONS.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • OIL-TANK ACCIDENTS.
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • DRAW-BRIDGE DISASTERS.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • THE NORWALK ACCIDENT.
  • CHAPTER XI.
    • BRIDGE ACCIDENTS.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • THE PROTECTION OF BRIDGES.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
    • CAR-COUPLINGS IN DERAILMENTS.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • THE REVERE CATASTROPHE.
  • CHAPTER XV.
    • REAR END COLLISIONS.
  • CHAPTER XVI.
    • NOVEL APPLIANCES.
  • CHAPTER XVII.
    • THE AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC BLOCK SYSTEM.
  • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • INTERLOCKING.
  • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE.
  • CHAPTER XX.
    • THE BATTLE OF THE BRAKES.
  • CHAPTER XXI.
    • THE RAILROAD JOURNEY RESULTING IN DEATH.
  • CHAPTER XXII.
    • THE RAILROAD DEATH RATE.
  • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • AMERICAN AS COMPARED WITH FOREIGN RAILROAD ACCIDENTS.
  • INDEX.
    • FOOTNOTES:
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