Bureau of Railway Economics

The BRE Collection contains publications and documents that were originally part of the Bureau of Railway Economics Library, a unit of the Association of American Railroads in Washington, DC. The collection is focused on the wide and varied history of North American Railroading including technological advancement, marketing, economics and historical works. The collection spans from the 1800s to the 1960s.
John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library


Erie Railroad Company I.C.C. tentative valuation
1st of 2 volumes of the Erie Railroad Company Valuation, At head of title: Interstate Commerce Commission Valuation Docket no. 1069
1939 guide to California published by the Union Pacific System. Includes illustrations, photographs, and descriptive text. It includes descriptions of the planned 1940 World's Fair, the Boulder Dam, the Grand Canyon, Mount Zion, and other features.
Tentative valuation of the properties of the Southern Pacific Company
This is the 2nd of 2 volumes for the valuation of the Southern Pacific Company, At head of title: Interstate Commerce Commission, valuation docket no. 1008. "April 29, 1927.
Address to the Citizens of the State, from the Presidents of the Pacific Railroad
Explanatory of the present position of the railroad interests of the state; also, some articles on the same subject that have lately appeared in various papers.


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