The key System: San Francisco and the Eastshore Empire [Audiobook] download free by Walter Rice

The key System: San Francisco and the Eastshore Empire Audiobook download free by Walter Rice
  • Listen audiobook: The key System: San Francisco and the Eastshore Empire
  • Author: Walter Rice
  • Release date: 2007/4/23
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9780738547220
  • Rating: 9.48 of 10
  • Votes: 139
  • Review by: Ernest Hummel
  • Review rating: 9.23 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/18
  • Duration: 1H37M42S in 256 kbps (25.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-12
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, MPEG-4 ALS, WMA, OPUS, MP3, WAV, ATRAC, FLAC (compression RAR, TAR.BZ2, ZIP, 7Z, TBZ2, JAR, AZW)
  • Total pages original book: 128
  • Includes a PDF summary of 12 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 9M15S (2.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: It is difficult now to imagine San Francisco Bay without bridges, but not too long ago, a complex system of ferries and trains helped span the waters in an elegant way. The Key System was a huge portion of this network; it was part of businessman 'Borax' Smith's method to attract San Francisco workers to live in the cities of Berkeley, Oakland, and Piedmont, where he dealt in real estate. The Southern Pacific Railroad was the Key System's fierce competitor, then later an ally, before it was vanquished. Thousands of commuters rode the system for years, until a ridership decline eventually doomed the Key when bridges finally crisscrossed the bay.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of The Americas, Local History, Trains & Railways
  • Download servers: Torrent, BitShare, Google Drive, FileServe, RoarFiles, Demonoid. Compressed in RAR, TAR.BZ2, ZIP, 7Z, TBZ2, JAR, AZW
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.95 USD
  • Dimensions: 160x231.1x10.2mm
  • Weight: 272.16g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Charleston, SC, United States

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