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Lost Railroads of New England
     

Lost Railroads of New England

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by Ronald Dale Karr
 

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An indispensable guide for New England rail fans, rails-to-trails users, and local history enthusiasts!

THE FIRST edition was called “a gem of a book which serves as a useful reference.” This new edition of Lost Railroads of New England is that and much more! It features:


• All new maps showing rail trails as well as abandonments

Overview

An indispensable guide for New England rail fans, rails-to-trails users, and local history enthusiasts!

THE FIRST edition was called “a gem of a book which serves as a useful reference.” This new edition of Lost Railroads of New England is that and much more! It features:


• All new maps showing rail trails as well as abandonments

• Detailed city maps for areas of dense railroad activity

• Many more photographs of trails and rail artifacts on abandoned lines

• Railroad abandonments updated through the end of 2009

• Many directory entries rewritten for better clarity and expanded with new information

• Many more entries cross-referenced

• Sections added on rail trails and lines that have been reinstated

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Library Journal
For this update of the 1989 original, Karr, a reference librarian at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, has included newly discovered information. Train buffs everywhere will love this.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780942147117
Publisher:
Branch Line Press
Publication date:
12/21/2010
Series:
New England Rail Heritage Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

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Lost Railroads of New England 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Well researched and detailed descriptions of the old rail lines of New England. It's been the basis for many day trips around Rhode Island, exploring the history and geography of the area while tracking down the old rail lines.