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Published by Howard E. Johnston in Plainfield, N.J .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Railroads -- New Jersey -- Pictorial works.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesphoto album
StatementHoward E. Johnston.
GenrePictorial works.
ContributionsJohnston, Howard E.. inscriber., Doherty, James Allen, donor., Van Tassel, John E., former owner.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18886135M

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  If you love railroads and railroad history, this book is a must have if you visit or live in New Jersey. This book opened up great places to visit for this rail fan to visit. Many of the interesting places to visit would be unexpected and unnoticed were it not for this book. First read the s: 9. The railroads in the state of New Jersey;: A short synopsis of the railroads passing through the state, and what they do toward the development of the communities served [Bessey, Raymond Duryea] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The railroads in the state of New Jersey;: A short synopsis of the railroads passing through the stateAuthor: Raymond Duryea Bessey. User Review - Flag as inappropriate Informative book on the rich and varied history of railroads in New Jersey. New Jersey was not only the corridor between New York and Philadelphia, but also an important gateway to the products and produce of the mid-west. At the time when New Jersey earned its reputation as the Garden State the railroads provided the means to get food, especially milk into 5/5(1). rows  Central Railroad of New Jersey: West Jersey Railroad (Pioneer) WJ Southern .

This is a very well researched and interesting summary of the development of railroads in New Jersey from the pre Civil War days to roughly World War I. There is not a great amount of detail, which is to be expected given the time frame covered and the numbers of businesses involved.4/5. This is the story of the many shortline and industrial railroads that were found in the state of New Jersey during the late s and early s. The photographs depicted in this publication are from the camera and collection of Thurlow C Haunton Jr. After just a few years the line was opened from Bordentown, New Jersey to Hightstown, New Jersey on October 1, , a distance of about 13 miles. The C&A would eventually wind up as part of the modern Pennsylvania Railroad. In total New Jersey today is home to just miles of trackage. Dale Woodland notes in this book, "Reading Diesels: Volume 2, The Second Generation," the opening of a coal terminal at Port Richmond along the Delaware River in Philadelphia on provided the railroad with an eastern outlet for its anthracite. The P&R proved, once more, that rail transportation was superior to the canal. According to Mike Schafer's book, "Classic American Railroads.