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How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County
     

How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County

by Brian Cudahy
 

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ISBN-10: 082322208X

ISBN-13: 9780823222087

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Fordham University Press

How We Got to Coney Island is the definitive history of mass transportation in Brooklyn. Covering 150 years of extraordinary growth, Cudahy tells the complete story of the trolleys, street cars, steamboats, and railways that helped create New York's largest borough---and the remarkable system that grew to connect the world's most famous seaside resort with Brooklyn,

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How We Got to Coney Island is the definitive history of mass transportation in Brooklyn. Covering 150 years of extraordinary growth, Cudahy tells the complete story of the trolleys, street cars, steamboats, and railways that helped create New York's largest borough---and the remarkable system that grew to connect the world's most famous seaside resort with Brooklyn, New York City across the river, and, ultimately, the rest of the world. Includes tables, charts, photographs, and maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823222087
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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