This special report discusses the contract car repair shop. It looks at the origins and early growth of nonrailroad car lines and leasing companies, along with the repair shops they spawned. The existing contract car repair industry is examined and the future trends are suggested. North American Car, the largest such operation, is then described with attention to both facilities and capabilities. The future of freight car supply and car leasing are then discussed.

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    Cahners Publishing Company, Incorporated

    Watson Publications, 5 South Wabash Avenue
    Chicago, IL  United States  60603
  • Publication Date: 1980-11

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  • Pagination: p. 19
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00325438
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 6 1981 12:00AM