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Silver Rails Through the Heart of the Park: NYC's Adirondack Division
John Taibi, Peter Gores, David Link
NYC HIst Soc
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2019-07-25 00:00:00
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Silver Rails Through the Heart of the Park

New York Central Railroad’s Adirondack Division

By John Taibi with Peter Gores and David Link.

Color laminated hardcover, 11x8.5" landscape format, 800 pages of history with 1,720 images incl 442 in color. 2019.

"This book celebrates the past operation of the New York Central's Adirondack Division, as well as portions of the Ogdensburg and Ottawa Divisions.

"Also featured: the current service being provided by the Adirondack Scenic Railroad into, through, and out of the Adirondack Park.

"During railroading's historic times, the New York Central and its forebears maintained service over 271.09 miles from Herkimer and Utica to Remsen, and on to Tupper Lake and Lake Clear junctions, Lake Placid, Malone, and Adirondack Junction from which Montreal was reached via the Canadian Pacific Railway. The present ASRR schedules provide for trains to run over only about a third of the Central's lengthy territory, yet the Park has remained the formidable constant, maintaining its vast forests, breathtaking mountains, and powerful waterways for rail travelers to admire and contemplate today as in the past.

"Here's a comprehensive history of the Adirondack Division of the New York Central Railroad.

"These 800 pages of history provide the details of the railroad, towns, industries, and people of the Adirondack Division of the NYC.