Lost Railroads of New England

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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 ...

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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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First published way back in 1987, Ronald Dale Karr's Lost Railroads of New England can be described best as a superb reference book that has become truly superlative. This third edition contains dozens of maps (all of them new); 80 archival and current photographs and illustrations; rewritten directory entries; and other features. A perfect resource for hands-on local historians.

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780942147117
  • Publisher: Branch Line Press
  • Publication date: 12/21/2010
  • Series: New England Rail Heritage Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 625,232
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2002

    Great start for railroad hunters

    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.

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