Railroaders without Borders

A History of the Railroad Development Corporation

by H. Roger Grant

Published by: Indiana University Press

256 Pages, 7.00 x 10.00 in, 64 b&w illus., 9 maps

  • Hardcover
  • 9780253017987
  • Published: October 2015


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  • eBook
  • 9780253018076
  • Published: October 2015


For over 25 years, the creatively led Railroad Development Corporation (RDC) has rejuvenated a series of down-and-out and even defunct railroads. Launched in 1987 by Henry Posner III, this investment and management company has demonstrated that it is possible both to have a conscience and to earn a profit in today's railroad industry. With ventures on four continents, RDC has created an admirable record of long-term commitments, respect for local cultures, and protection of the public interest. H. Roger Grant presents a firsthand look at this unique business operation and its triumphs and disappointments.