Six short stories of the Lackawanna's Sussex Branch set in different parts of its history.
This delightful book is your ticket to ride on the now defunct Sussex Branch of the Delaware,... More > Lackawanna and Western. Each of the 6 stories in this volume gives the reader a chance to experience the joy of train travel during different times in the history of Sussex County, New Jersey. Mighty steam engines, picturesque stations, the magic of railroading in Sussex County comes to life. From its humble beginnings in 1854 to its last run in 1966, the Sussex Railroad has fascinated railroad fans of all ages. But what was it really like to ride the rails? Join the citizens of Newton as they celebrate the arrival of the first train to their new station. Follow two children, Emily and Josh, as their first trip turns into an exciting adventure. Ride the last train from Branchville with the ghosts of the past. Imagine what the future might have been. All aboard the Sussex Railroad.< Less
Over ten years of research into the stations on the Sussex Branch of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western railroad have been collected into one book. This volume is the result of explorations through... More > newspaper archives, maps, and D.L. & W. company correspondence. Over 100 historic photographs document the buildings which once stood in the town centers of many Sussex County villages. Over 80 Original and redrawn maps show the area around each station and nearby industries in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. If you remember the Sussex Branch or wish you could, this is the book for you!< Less
Spaselopedus Barinium of the Koplushian Alliance finds himself on a backwards planet called Earth after being kidnapped from his world. After stealing an experimental space craft he returns home only... More > to find his life turned upside down. Can he put things right and find a place where he now fits in?< Less