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Erie railroad--its beginnings! 1851.

Robert Eastman Woodruff

Erie railroad--its beginnings! 1851.

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Published by The Newcomen society of England, American branch in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erie Railroad Company

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Robert E. Woodruff
    ContributionsNewcomen Society in North America
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16757176M
    LC Control Number45005923

    By , two major American railroads, the New York & Erie and the Pennsylvania, began experimenting with the telegraph to manage operations. While these experiments are often cited as the beginning of the use of the telegraph by the railroads, they were only the beginning. Schwantes points out that some of the larger trunk and busier local.   This year saga of the "Weary Erie" goes far beyond describing in brilliant detail the turbulent last decades of a colorful, spunky, and innovative railroad. As the author vividly shows, the Erie possessed an uncommonly interesting history. For a brief time, it was the longest rail artery in Brand: Stanford University Press. While financial success eluded Melville after these first two books, their reception was a major influence on his continuing to write on maritime subjects. His time at sea inspired his next four books; Mardi (), Redburn (), White-Jacket (), and Moby-Dick ().Missing: Erie railroad--its.


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Description: ERIE RAILROAD IT'S BEGINNINGS BOOK BY FF, 24 PAGES - 2 BOOKS. Request more information Request more information. Payment & Shipping. Accepted forms of payment: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa. The New York and Erie Rail Road was chartered Ap by Governor of New York, Enos Erie railroad--its beginnings!

1851. book. Throop to connect the Hudson River at Piermont, north of New York City, west to Lake Erie at Dunkirk. On Febru the railroad was authorized to cross into the northeast corner of Pennsylvania on the west side of the Delaware River.

Construction began inand was opened in sections until Locale: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York. In the NY&E opened to Binghamton, miles from Piermont, and finally completed its mile main line in the spring of According to H. Roger Grant's authoritative title, "Erie Lackawanna: Death Of An American Railroad, ," the first train of dignitaries ran the entire length of the system on April 22nd that year.

The Erie was the jewel of New York and was the only railroad. This page presents information of use to individuals researching ancestors/relations who worked for the Erie Railroad. The primary data source is the company's "Erie" magazine.

The time period covered here is mainly Erie - from the early days (circa ) through the first two years of the Erie-Lackawanna merger transition.

Incorporated in as the New York and Erie Rail Road. See entries Became Erie Railway in In was known as the New York, Lake Erie, and Western Railroad.

The Erie Railroad was Erie railroad--its beginnings! 1851. book in April of and was finished in It was roughly miles long. It was built as a broad gauge line, having 6 feet between the rails as opposed to the standard 4. Erie Railroad, Its Beginnings - and Today. on *FREE* shipping on qualifying cturer: NP.

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This profusely illustrated book traces the history of the Erie railroad from its inception as the A&GW railroad and the profound effect it had on the economy of the city of Kent. Learn More Atlantic & Great Western Railroad Yard.

A great resource for anyone researching ancestors who worked for the Erie Railroad, linking Chicago and Jersey City-New York, with employee rosters, photographs, historical news articles, reports and other related data. Most of the information comes from back issues of the company's "Erie" magazine dating back to circa Edward Harold Mott recalls the inaugural trip in his book, Between the Ocean and the Lakes: The Story of Erie: When Starrucca Viaduct came into view as the train glided down the western slope of the mountain between Deposit and Susquehanna, there was great enthusiasm among the passengers, and the trains were stopped for a few minutes at the.

The Erie Railroad had a number of facilities in Ohio including the one in Kent as seen in this card postmarked This circa view gives us a good "down-track" look at the large Erie Railroad yards in Binghamton, New York.

The city was served by the Erie and its competitor, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad. In they discussed assisting the Ohio & Pennsylvania Railroad, which by then was open from a point across the Allegheny River from Pittsburgh to Salem, Ohio.

Projected west from the end of the O&P at Crestline, Ohio, was the Ohio & Indiana, which was building a line to Fort Wayne, Indiana, with extensions to Iowa and, almost incidentally.

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We do combined shipping if you purchase more than one Rating: % positive. The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad officially has its beginnings in when in October 20th of that year the Lackawanna & Western Railroad operated its first scheduled train between Scranton and Great Bend, Pennsylvania (originally the L&W was known as the Liggetts Gap Railroad until it changed its name in ).

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The American Guide Series Books, created through a cooperative effort of both Federal and Author: Samantha Kennedy. The New York, Lake Erie and Western Railroad (11/14/) The Buffalo and South Western Rail Road (11/19/) Erie International Railway (11/30/) The Lockport and Buffalo Railway (11/30/) The Buffalo, New York and Erie Railroad (4/11/) The Suspension Bridge and Erie Junction Railroad (4/11/) The Union Steamboat Company (7/7/).

In the book Erie History — The Women's Story, written by Sabina S. Freeman and Margaret L. Tenpas, she is described as the daughter of an affluent Erie businessman, who, after receiving an education at the Erie Academy, dedicated her life to philanthropy, activism, and research.

The authors note that she was active in the local Author: Jonathan Burdick. The Erie Railroad arrived in Dunkirk, being the longest trunk line railroad in the world at that time.

The line connected the Great Lakes to the sea. Charles Henry Chapman of Dunkirk formally organized the first brass band in the community. The Buffalo and Erie. Appears in 14 books from Page - RR, with which they connect by stages. The waters issue from a slate-stone cliff, and are received into small reservoirs.

Harriman Station, formerly known as Turner Station untilwas the first station on the Erie Railroad Main Line west of Newburgh Junction tower in Harriman, New on the side of Grove Street in Harriman, the station depot was constructed originally as Turner Station inas a three-story hotel-train station on: Grove Street, Harriman, New York.

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Map Books, project to connect its eastern ports and the Hudson River with Lake Erie and Buffalo in the West. The Erie Canal heightened the fears among many Pennsylvania merchants that with the new canal system, New York would become even more prosperous and appealing and would threaten commerce in Philadelphia.

The beginning. Page 85 - The plain along which this river flows is connected with no mountain range at its northern extremity, but continues its rise, with great uniformity, from the mouth of the Ohio to the brim of the basin which encloses Lake Erie.

The sources of the tributary streams are generally diminutive ponds, distributed along the edge of the basin of Lake Erie, but far above its surface, and so.

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