The Resource Invisible giants : the empires of Clevelands Van Sweringen brothers, Herbert H. Harwood, Jr, (electronic resource/)

Invisible giants : the empires of Clevelands Van Sweringen brothers, Herbert H. Harwood, Jr, (electronic resource/)

Label
Invisible giants : the empires of Clevelands Van Sweringen brothers
Title
Invisible giants
Title remainder
the empires of Clevelands Van Sweringen brothers
Statement of responsibility
Herbert H. Harwood, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Invisible Giants is the Horatio Alger-esque tale of a pair of reclusive Cleveland brothers, Oris Paxton and Mantis James Van Sweringen, who rose from poverty to become two of the most powerful men in America. They controlled the countrys largest railroad system a network of track reaching from the Atlantic to Salt Lake City and from Ontario to the Gulf of Mexico. On the eve of the Great Depression they were close to controlling the countrys first coast-to-coast rail system a goal that still eludes us. They created the model upper-class suburb of Shaker Heights, Ohio, with its unique rapid tr
Biography type
individual biography
Dewey number
  • 385/.092/2771
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC102.5.V36
LC item number
H37 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Invisible giants : the empires of Clevelands Van Sweringen brothers, Herbert H. Harwood, Jr, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=138421
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-332) and index
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
ocn559841355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Invisible giants : the empires of Clevelands Van Sweringen brothers, Herbert H. Harwood, Jr, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=138421
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-332) and index
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
ocn559841355
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote

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