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  • Long Island Rail Road (Fischler)

The illustrated history of the oldest American railway operating under its original name and the busiest commuter railroadThis illustrated history of the Long Island Rail Road begins with a brief look at its origins with the Brooklyn & Jamaica Railroad in 1832, and at the line s early attempts to reach Boston via Long Island and ferry service to Connecticut. Author Stan Fischler tells the story of Pennsylvania Railroad s purchase of the LIRR in 1900, the construction of Penn Station and tunnels into Manhattan, and the building of LIRR s diesel and electric rolling stock and passenger cars. Archival and modern photography, route maps, print ads, and timetables recreate the drama of this iconic commuter railroad from 1834 to the present. 2007 Voyageur/MBI. Hardcover with protected dw. VG. 160pp. 2V-6CIO-AY2P

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Long Island Rail Road (Fischler)

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  • £30.00