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Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. Peterson: Mike Del Vecchio

Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. Peterson

Mike Del Vecchio

Published by Morning Sun Books, 1999
ISBN 10: 158248015X / ISBN 13: 9781582480152
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Title: Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. ...

Publisher: Morning Sun Books

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included


In the 20th Century, the DL&W was a shining example of a well run railroad. Its image of Phoebe Snow to promote the cleanliness of hard coal and the dust free ride of the stone ballast is a significant part of early 20th Century America. Photographer Henry Peterson chronicled the steam locomotives of the Lackawanna on the eve of dieselization. His efforts are shown in this 128-page all color book. Contents: About Henry W. Peterson, pp. 3-8; Hoboken, pp. 9-19; Orange, pp. 20-21; Boonton Line, pp. 22-27; Dover, pp. 28-47; Port Morris, pp. 48-65; Scranton, pp. 66-81; Lackawanna's Last Steam, pp. 82-83; Bangor, pp. 84-89; Earliest Color Photography, pp. 90-95; The D&H Challenge, pp. 96-99; Episodes on the Erie, pp. 100-103; Great Day on the CNJ, 104-107; Delaware & Hudson, pp. 108-109; Legends on the Long Branch, pp. 110-113; The New York Central and the Reading, pp. 114-115; M.U.s at Millington, pp. 116-118; A Phoebe Snow Farewell, pp. 119-123; The Lapsing of the Lake Cities, pp. 124-127; Steam Returns to the Lackawanna, pg. 128. Except for the passenger trains, this book is all steam power. Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all Color photographs with captions. Bookseller Inventory # msb1125

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Synopsis: Lackawanna Railroad Trackside with Henry W. Peterson. 128 all-color pages, cloth with dust jacket, 8.5x11". "One man's quest to capture DL&W steam on color film in the early 1950's. A little CNJ, PRR, NYC, D&H and Erie steam thrown in!"

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