Westchester County's Million-Dollar-A-Mile Railroad

Article number: MILLION DOLLAR
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Pictorial history of the New York, Westchester & Boston Railway, an extremely well-built and ambitious line that served Westchester County at the beginning of the 20th century. While constructed as a state of the art railroad, it was unable to attract enough passengers to sustain itself and eventually went into bankruptcy with its assets stripped and sold. This book is packed with black and white photos showing the construction of the railroad, its operation, rolling stock, accidents, stations and facilities as well as its eventual destruction. Also has a section comparing "then" and "now" shots. (The only portion of the line that survived was the Dyre Avenue to West Farms section used by the NYC subway.

 

  • Paperback: 62 pages
  • Publisher: s.n (1988)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0006EVN2E

 

 

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