You Can't Beat the Train
An Overview of Highway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety in North America, 1830-2009
By Robert W McKnight, Nicholas Fry, editor.
Cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11", 8.5x11", 134 pages, archival images, drawings, illustrations, pictures of signal control equipment, appendices, bibliography. 2013.
"Here's the first interesting - even compelling - railroad safety story.
"The historical development of highway-rail grade crossing safety efforts, appliances, setbacks... A fascinating chronicle of the ongoing effort to save lives at the millinons of intersections between private railroad lines and public highways and byways; herein accomplished by providing ready access to historical documents, reports, statistics, and techical information".