Grand Trunk Corporation: Canadian National Railways in the United States, 1971-1992

Grand Trunk Corporation: Canadian National Railways in the United States, 1971-1992

by Don L. Hofsommer
     
 

The Detroit, Michigan-based Grand Trunk Corporation was established more than two decades ago by Canadian National to oversee and maximize the potential of its railroad holdings in the United States. By making use of corporate records, oral histories, and archival material, Hofsommer uncovers the interesting and complex history of Grand Trunk from its inception in

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The Detroit, Michigan-based Grand Trunk Corporation was established more than two decades ago by Canadian National to oversee and maximize the potential of its railroad holdings in the United States. By making use of corporate records, oral histories, and archival material, Hofsommer uncovers the interesting and complex history of Grand Trunk from its inception in 1971 through 1992.
 

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Chronicles the history of the Grand Trunk Corporation from its inception in 1971 through 1992, drawing on corporate records, oral histories, and archival material. Offers insight into deregulation, free trade, repositioning of basic industry, and the realities of the new economic order, and examines expectations for Grand Trunk Western, Central Vermont, and Duluth, Winnipeg & Pacific. Includes b&w photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870134067
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Pages:
219
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Don L. Hofsommer teaches in the Department of History at St. Cloud State University.

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