“Early Railroads of New York’s Capital District” is a thorough history of the Capital Region’s early railroad history from 1826 to the turn of the century, featuring the first three railroads in the state. It details such famous railroads as the Mohawk and Hudson, Rensselaer and Saratoga, Delaware and Hudson, and New York Central, as well as the first horse car and trolley lines.
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About the Author
Timothy Starr has spent his professional career as a business officer, but took an interest in local history upon moving to Saratoga County. In his spare time, he has authored fifteen local history books, concentrating mainly upon Capital Region inventions, industries, and railroads, and wrote dozens of articles for local magazines and newspapers.