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You are pre-purchasing a copy of the NEW publication entitled THE NEW YORK CENTRAL RAILROAD STATIONS & STRUCTURES PICTORIAL, Volume 2: The River Division --Weehawken, New Jersey to Newburgh, New York..
This book was written by well-known and respected railroad historian Benjamin L. Bernhart. Mr. Bernhart has written over 40 publications and numerous magazine articles.
You will get a brand new copy directly out of the printer's case. Your book will be signed by the author!
This book contains numerous track charts and black & white illustrations of the New York Central's West Shore Line between the western portal of the Weehawken Tunnel and the Newburgh, NY station. Towns that are covered include: New Durham,North Bergen, Little Ferry, Ridgefield Park, West View, Bogota, Teaneck, West Englewood, Bergenfield, Dumont, Haworth, Harrington Park, West Norwood, Tappan, Orangeburg, Blauvelt, West Nyack, Valley Cottage, Congers, Haverstraw, West Haverstraw, Stony Point, Tomkins Cove, Jones Piont, Iona Island, Bear Mountain, Fort Montgomery, Highland Falls, West Point, Cornwall, and Newburgh.
To my knowledge the majority of the 300+- images contained within this publication have never been published before. Thephotographs date from the post World War I era - 1918-1919 to the 1950s.
This is the most comperhensive study of the stations and structures along the New York Central'sRiver Division ever printed! Volume 1 covers the short distance between National Junction (below the PRR's Waldo Yard) in Jersey City, New Jerseyto the west portal of the Weehawken Tunnel. There are numermous illustrations taken in Jersey City, Hoboken, Weehawken, and West New York, New Jersey.Water Towers, a roundhouse, a turntable, crossing cabins, switch cabines, piers, bulkheads, stations, transfer bridges and covered freight sheds are just some of the types of structures this book explores.
Volume 2 picks up where volume 1 left off and covers the 56 miles to Newburgh. Your will not be dissapointed!
This book is a 8.5x11", 128 page, printed hard cover,publication containing300+- black & white maps and photographs.
This is pre-purchase offer. The book will be shipping mid-February. You will get a FREE 2011 Reading RailroadCalendar with your order+ free S&H!
S&H within the US by United States Postal Service Media Rate is FREE. S&H outside the US is cost of postage plus a $1.50 service fee to cover packaging material and my time to fill out the custom form.
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