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Railroads of Pennsylvania

Lorett Treese

Railroads of Pennsylvania

fragments of the past in the Keystone landscape

by Lorett Treese

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Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Pennsylvania -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-269) and index.

    StatementLorett Treese.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2771.P4 T74 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23247637M
    ISBN 100811726223
    LC Control Number2002011395

    Whether you are interested in scenic railroad or tourist train rides, all of that can be found here! The information here covers a wide range of subjects, from different scenic railroads to state-by-state guides. Pennsylvania Railroad: By-laws of the Board of Directors (adopted April and May, ): together with the Charter of the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, its supplement, and other laws relating to railroads projected from Cumberland to Pittsburg and from Pittsburg east / (Philadelphia: United States Book and Job Printing Office, ) (page.

    The Pennsylvania Railroad Corporation is comprised of three major subsidiary railroads: The Pennsylvania Rail Lines, the Colorado & Southern Railroad, and the Rio Grande Western Railroad. All operate under the Pennsylvania Railroad brand. Fallen Flags. Although we have endeavored to include as many of our predicessor railroads as possible in. With an active marketplace of over million items, use the Alibris Advanced Search Page to find any item you are looking for.. Through the Advanced Search, you can find items by searching specific terms such as Title, Artist, Song Title, Genre, etc or you can narrow your .

    Dec 18,  · Resources for the history of railroads in Pennsylvania. Images taken in the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Johnstown after the flood, scenes in and around Tyrone, the steel works in Homestead, a miner at work, and the scenery of the Pennsylvania RailroadAuthor: Eric Novotny. Ferroequinologists rejoice! A key part of the Lost Mount Penn story is the pleasure railroads of fin de siècle Reading, which attracted thousands each season. And both railways covered in the book were considered cutting-edge innovation at the time.


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