Boston and Maine Railroad
You and the Big Truck: The Essentials of the Highway Competitive Situation
The increased proliferation of over-the-road trucks, and a push for highway improvement, alarmed the freight railroads during the 1950s. They began publishing booklets to argue against increased highway development to keep freight on the rails. The Boston and Maine was particularly concerned as Americans embraced the automobile and passenger traffic declined in the Northeast and across the nation.