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Horseshoe Curve

David W. Seidel - Transportation - 2008 - 128 pages
The Horseshoe Curve is known worldwide as an engineering achievement by the Pennsylvania Railroad. This landmark, located just west of Altoona, opened to traffic on February 15 ...
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Brooklyn Streetcars

Branford Electric Railway Association - Transportation - 2008 - 128 pages
In the summer of 1854, the Brooklyn City Railroad opened four separate streetcar lines. The lines were introduced here several years before they were brought to larger cities ...
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Revisiting the Long Island Rail Road: 1925-1975

David Keller, Steven Lynch - Transportation - 2005 - 128 pages
Planned and chartered on April 24, 1834, the Long Island Rail Road commenced operations in 1836 to provide a route to Boston. Stretching 110 miles east of New York City, the ...
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Railroads of Rensselaer

Ernie Mann - Transportation - 2009 - 128 pages
Rensselaer was once a classic American railroad town, and like most cities and towns of its type, it was part of an important junction of several destinations. From the 1840s ...
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Hagerstown: Railroading Around the Hub City

Mary H. Rubin - Transportation - 2003 - 128 pages
Hagerstown, Maryland's history is inextricably linked to the railroad. Hagerstown's nickname of the "Hub City" comes from the wheel-spoke effect that the many rail lines in and ...
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Arcade and Attica Railroad

Kenneth C. Springirth - History - 2009 - 128 pages
In 1881, a narrow-gauge railroad was built in southwestern New York, from Attica to Arcade. It was later rebuilt to standard gauge to connect with what became the Pennsylvania ...
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The Ontario & Western Railway Northern Division

John Taibi - Transportation - 2003 - 128 pages
The New York & Oswego Midland Railroad-reorganized in 1879 as the New York, Ontario & Western Railway-was born out of necessity and a desire to populate and industrialize the ...
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