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Railroads of New York

G. W. O"Connor

Railroads of New York

a picture story of railroading in and around New York City

by G. W. O"Connor

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Published by Simmons-Boardman in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G.W. O"Connor.
The Physical Object
Pagination144p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19786318M

If you like switching railroads in cramped quarters you'll love Waterfront Railroads of New York Harbor Volume 1 from Morning Sun Books. The great harbor surrounding New York City was both a barrier and a thoroughfare for dozens of area railroads. This first volume features the unique character of waterfront railroading on the B&O, Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal BEDT, Bush Terminal BT Pierce, Harry H. Railroads of New York A Study of Government Aid, –

Railroads of today. New York, Coward-McCann [] (OCoLC) Online version: Farrington, S. Kip (Selwyn Kip), Railroads of today. New York, Coward-McCann [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: S Kip Farrington The book "Railroads In The Days Of Steam" by Albert L. McCready and Lawrence W. Sagle, notes that investors had spent some $ million on railroads in In his book, " The Routledge Historical Atlas Of The American Railroads," John Stover points out

Map exhibiting the experimental and located lines for the New-York and New-Haven Rail-Road. Detailed topographic strip map showing the coast from New York City to New Haven, Conn. Indicates drainage, relief by hachures, cities and towns, roads, and railroads. Chartered in ?fa=location:new+york.   Scale ca. , Also shows canals. Includes table of "Length of rail roads in operation." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a


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Railroads of New York by G. W. O"Connor Download PDF EPUB FB2

New York railroads date back to when the Mohawk & Hudson (a future subsidiary of New York Central) was chartered to build a railroad between Albany and Schenectady to connect the waterways of the Hudson and Mohawk rivers (remember that this was during an era when river transport ruled and was the most efficient way to move people and goods).

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This book is the most complete single volume history of railroads in Western New York ever written. It chronicles the birth, growth and ultimately, the demise of railroads in the region, from the first steam railroad in the state (the Mohawk & Hudson) inthrough the end of the 20th :// The early railroads of the Capital District were among the most important in the country.

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