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wreck of the Penn Central

Joseph R. Daughen

wreck of the Penn Central

by Joseph R. Daughen

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Penn Central Transportation Company.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Joseph R. Daughen and Peter Binzen.
    ContributionsBinzen, Peter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365p. :
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13923789M

    Click to read more about The wreck of the Penn Central by Joseph R. Daughen. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers All about The wreck of the Penn Central /5. However, it is the position of this paper that the most relevant cause was the absence of a common goal and real commitment on the part of management for a profitable Penn Central Railroad. Because the collapse occurred seventeen years ago numerous books and magazine articles have been written on the subject, and many diverse opinions have been Author: Karen A. Nagel.

    "The Wreck of the Penn Central" provides a close-up view of the events that brought the Big Train to bankruptcy court--over-regulation, subsidized competition, big labor featherbedding, greed, corporate back-stabbing, stunning incompetence, and, yes, even a little le-jasmin-briancon.com: Joseph R Daughen; Peter Binzen. Mar 22,  · Penn Central Volume-1 Pt-1 Disc one Starts prior to the merger of the Pennsylvania Railroad and New York Central System, with scenes near Valpariso, Indiana and Wayne, Michigan.

    The Fallen Colossus. By Robert Sobel /08 - Beard Books - Paperback - Reprint - pp. US$ The Penn Central debacle has much to teach investors, businessmen, and financiers about giant corporations caught in economic recessions or industries suffering a slow decline. The Penn Central Railroad Historical Society was formed to preserve the history and heritage of the railroad operated by the Penn Central Transportation Company. For many years, Penn Central was not looked upon favorably by railroad enthusiasts or some former employees, as it brought to an end three popular railroads in the eastern United.


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The Wreck of the Penn Central, which The New York Times called "a great book" offering the reader "a ringside seat" to this economic debacle, provides a close-up view of the events that brought the Big Train to bankruptcy court -- over-regulation, subsidized competition, big labor featherbedding, greed, corporate back stabbing, stunning incompetence, and yes, even a little le-jasmin-briancon.com by: Jan 01,  · This book partially counters David Bevan's viewpoint and lays blame for the Penn Central failure as substantially due to Bevan's and Saunders willingness to obscure the financial health of the PRR and subsequent PC behind the maze of non-rail corporate entities/5.

Nov 12,  · This book details the terrible financial disaster that was the Penn Central, the merger of nearly-bankrupt Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central. It deals with the conditions that caused the merger, the merger itself, and the borderline fraudulent financial tactics repeated by Enron almost thirty years later/5(28).

"The Wreck of the Penn Central" provides a close-up view of the events that brought the Big Train to bankruptcy court--over-regulation, subsidized competition, big labor featherbedding, greed, Reviews: 1.

It took ten years of laborious planning and exhaustive negotiations to create the mammoth Penn Central Railroad, the largest railroad in United States history. When the leviathan was finally born of a merger between the Pennsylvania and New York Central Railroads on. The bankruptcy of Penn Central was the biggest business failure in United States history and led to the creation of Conrail.

After PC went bankrupt, several books were written about the failure, including Daughen and Binzen s The Wreck of the Penn Central, which was published in Feb 19,  · The Wreck of the Penn Central by Joseph R.

Daughen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The Wreck of the Penn Central: Joseph R. Daughen: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(36). Dec 26,  · THE WRECK OF THE PENN CENTRAL.

By Joseph R. Daughen and Peter Binzen. Little, Brown Re Co. $ pages and index. Not too much is new in this book by two Philadelphia Bulletin reporters about. The Wreck of the Penn Central by Joseph R. Daughen (Paperback, ) Delivery US shipping is usually within 10 to 14 working days.

Product details Format:Paperback Language of text:English Isbn, Author:Joseph R.5/5(1). Aug 23,  · The Wreck of the Penn Central is an informative, easy-to-read over-view of the demise of the eponymous railroad, and I recommend it, too. May I suggest a metaphor.

May I suggest a metaphor. The Penn Central was like the American experiment in government under the Articles of Confederation.

Jun 22,  · I was reading a book by arthur haily called the moneychangers and a number of references were made to the wreck of the Penn Central Railroad. I live in Philadelphia which was one of the headquarter offices of the merged Pennsylvania railroad and the New York Central le-jasmin-briancon.coms: 1.

The wreck of the Penn Central. [Joseph R Daughen; Peter Binzen] -- It took ten years of laborious planning and exhaustive negotiations to create the mammoth Penn Central Railroad, the largest railroad in United States history.

May 23,  · The The Wreck of the Penn Central by Joseph R. Daughen and Peter Binzen provides an interesting look at that railroad monolith created back on February 1st, The book starts out with a brief history of the respective companies. "The Wreck of the Penn Central" provides a close-up view of the events that brought the Big Train to bankruptcy court--over-regulation, subsidized competition, big labor featherbedding, greed, corporate back-stabbing, stunning incompetence, and, yes, even a little sex.

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Includes bibliographical references Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by JoeOndreicka Pages: The crash of the Penn Central set a new record, this time for the largest bankruptcy the United States had ever seen.

"The Wreck of the Penn Central" provides a close-up view of the events that brought the Big Train to bankruptcy court--over-regulation, subsidized competition, big labor featherbedding, greed, corporate back-stabbing, stunning incompetence, and, yes, even a little sex.5/5(2).

Peter Binzen is the author of Richardson Dilworth ( avg rating, 20 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), Whitetown, U.S.A ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 4/5.

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Daughen and Peter Binzen. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography. Current Archives About About the Journal Cited by: 1. The Penn Central Transportation Company, commonly abbreviated to Penn Central, was an American railroad name that was used at the Class I railroad level from until The railroad system that applied the Penn Central name was a combination of railroad systems from three railroads: the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), New York Central Railroad (NYC) and the New York, New Haven and Headquarters: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Save wreck of the penn central to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed.

+ 7 S 0 P O N S O A R P A 7 E E D U J 0 F J The Wreck of the Penn Central by .Sep 05,  · The Wreck of the Penn Central is a book first published inthen reissued in I haven't read the whole thing, only portions.

It is excellent for those (including students of the law).