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The Resource The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway, Doug Most

The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway, Doug Most

Label
The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway
Title
The race underground
Title remainder
Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway
Statement of responsibility
Doug Most
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew larger, the streets became increasingly clogged with horse-drawn carts. When the great blizzard of 1888 brought New York City to a halt, a solution had to be found. Two brothers--Henry Melville Whitney of Boston and William Collins Whitney of New York City--pursued the dream of his city being the first American metropolis to have a subway and the great race was on..
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
388.4/20974446109034
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by John H. Mayer
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway, Doug Most
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9F0D9CF0-98CA-4B4D-B293-9838109D48FA
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Two Cities, One Crisis -- PART I. THE VISIONARIES -- A Secret Subway -- Where Spirits, the Devil and the Dead Live -- A Family for the Ages -- History Made in Richmond -- PART II. THE BLIZZARD AND THE BILLIONAIRES -- The Blizzard That Changed Everything -- New York City's Moses -- William Whitney's Missed Opportunity -- The Engineer and the Piano Maker -- The Rise and Fall of Henry Whitney -- PART III. TRAGEDIES, TRIUMPHS -- Bidding to Build History -- "Meehanville" -- Boom! -- "First Car off the Earth!" -- The Brains, the Builder and the Banker -- Playing with Dynamite -- October 27, 1904 -- Epilogue -- Author's Note
Control code
ocn869823582
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (15 hr., 25 min., 56 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553398069
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
9F0D9CF0-98CA-4B4D-B293-9838109D48FA
System control number
(OCoLC)869823582
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The race underground : Boston, New York, and the incredible rivalry that built America's first subway, Doug Most
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9F0D9CF0-98CA-4B4D-B293-9838109D48FA
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction: Two Cities, One Crisis -- PART I. THE VISIONARIES -- A Secret Subway -- Where Spirits, the Devil and the Dead Live -- A Family for the Ages -- History Made in Richmond -- PART II. THE BLIZZARD AND THE BILLIONAIRES -- The Blizzard That Changed Everything -- New York City's Moses -- William Whitney's Missed Opportunity -- The Engineer and the Piano Maker -- The Rise and Fall of Henry Whitney -- PART III. TRAGEDIES, TRIUMPHS -- Bidding to Build History -- "Meehanville" -- Boom! -- "First Car off the Earth!" -- The Brains, the Builder and the Banker -- Playing with Dynamite -- October 27, 1904 -- Epilogue -- Author's Note
Control code
ocn869823582
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (15 hr., 25 min., 56 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553398069
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
9F0D9CF0-98CA-4B4D-B293-9838109D48FA
System control number
(OCoLC)869823582
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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