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.
- This study was done in cooperation with the South Dakota Task Force on Railroad Policy and The South Dakota Department of Transportation.
University of South Dakota, VermillionBusiness Research Bureau, 414 East Clark Street
Vermillion, SD USA 57069-2390
- Publication Date: 1975-10
- Features: Appendices; Tables;
- Pagination: 65 p.
- TRT Terms: Abandonment; Branch lines; Economic analysis; Freight traffic; Grain; Socioeconomic factors
- Identifier Terms: Chicago and North Western Transportation Company
- Uncontrolled Terms: Grain trade
- Geographic Terms: South Dakota
- Subject Areas: Economics; Freight Transportation; Railroads; Society;
- Accession Number: 00129201
- Record Type: Publication
- Report/Paper Numbers: Bull. No. 114
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Feb 19 1976 12:00AM