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Published by Beard Books in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Penn Central Transportation Company.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJoseph R. Daughen and Peter Binzen.
ContributionsBinzen, Peter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE2791.P2755 D37 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 365 p.
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16207332M
LC Control Number99012646

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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

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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 hisn-alarum.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.