Trackside around Buffalo 1953-1976 with Ray Richards, Reg Button and Devan Lawton by Stephan M. KoeningBuffalo is New York State's second largest city located on its west end bordering on Lake Erie, a transportation center long before the railroads arrived. Buffalo became a major interchange point between eastern and Midwestern routes, all interested in serving this 'Grain Milling Capital of the World'. Together with nearby Niagara Falls, the industry and railroading of this area provided a unique railroad operation. Contents:Trackside Photographers, pp. 3-6;Buffalo Area Overview, pg. 7;New York Central, Penn Central, pp. 8-30;Erie, DL&W, Erie Lackawanna, pp. 31-54;Lehigh Valley, pp. 55-70;PRR, Penn Central, pp. 71-77;Nickel Plate, Wabash, N&W, pp. 78-88;B&O, C&O, Chessie System, pp. 89-103;Canadian National, pp. 104-108;Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo, pp. 109-113;Buffalo Creek, pp. 114-115;South Buffalo Railway, pp. 116-117;Niagara Junction Railroad, pp. 118-119;Arcade & Attica, pp. 120-121;Genessee & Wyoming, pp. 122-123;The Blizzard of 77, pp. 125-127;End of an Era, pg. 128. Morning Sun Books, hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .5 in., all color photographs with captions. Bookseller Inventory #
Synopsis: "The 'Grain Milling Capital of the World' was once America's second largest rail interchange point. See the operations of NYC, LV, EL, N&W, B&O, C&O, CN, NKP, PRR, TH&B, Wabash and others in more than 250 vintage views.
Title: Trackside Around Buffalo 1953-1976
Publisher: Morning Sun Books
Publication Date: 2001
Book Condition: New
Book Description Morning Sun books, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 128 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 284698
Book Description Morning Sun books, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111582480605