Historic Photos of the Hudson Line

Historic Photos of the Hudson Line

by Henry John Steiner


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ISBN-13: 9781596525436
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/26/2009
Series: Historic Photos Series
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 1,225,728
Product dimensions: 10.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Henry John Steiner is the municipal historian of Sleepy Hollow, New York, and the author of books about the history of the Hudson Valley, including The Place Names of Historic Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown. He is a regular columnist for the River Journal, published in Tarrytown, New York, and a contributor to the Encyclopedia of New York State. He has lectured on historical subjects at the City University of New York, the State University of New York, and various New York high schools and elementary schools. Among his favored subjects are the life and works of Washington Irving and New York State in the American Revolution. Steiner is a graduate of Pace University. He was raised in Tarrytown and has lived with his family in Sleepy Hollow for many years. He is a board member of the Historical Society Serving Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown.

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Historic Photos of the Hudson Line 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The photography in this gorgeous book is truly remarkable. Each vista harkens of a bygone era in such a way that evokes within readers a deep respect and admiration for the profound ingenuity of the human spirit. Despite its somewhat misleading title, the book's appeal is not at all limited to train enthusiasts, as it delves more into the nitty gritty of life in the Hudson River communities "back in the day". Steiner's careful research and intimate relationship with the time and setting of the subject shines through and his narration adeptly aids readers as they undoubtedly excitedly scan and search the photos for sights, locations, and experiences that resonate with their own personal knowledge and memories. Indeed, Steiner's contagious enthusiasm for his subject spreads as he gives voice to each photo, sharing and pointing out little-known details and gems of information that bring each picture life anew. This book will be readily appreciated by those interested in history and in the Hudson River areas.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I especially liked this book because I live on the Hudson Line. The cover photo is of my station.