RAILROAD IMPACT STUDY. DOLAND-WATERTOWN, SOUTH DAKOTA CHICAGO AND NORTH WESTERN TRANSPORTATION COMPANY RAILROAD LINE

The study measures some of the more important impacts of the proposed C&NW abandonment of the Doland-Watertown line in South Dakota. The study examines the area served, its products, its rail transport needs, and the economic impact factors. The economic figures include the impacts on farms, other businesses, employment and taxes. Environmental and energy factors are covered, and attention is given to the problems of substituting highway transport.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This study was done in cooperation with the South Dakota Task Force on Railroad Policy and The South Dakota Department of Transportation.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of South Dakota, Vermillion

    Business Research Bureau, 414 East Clark Street
    Vermillion, SD  USA  57069-2390
  • Publication Date: 1975-10

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Tables;
  • Pagination: 65 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00129201
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Bull. No. 114
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 19 1976 12:00AM