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Streetcars of New Jersey - Atlantic Coast By Barker Gummere, Joseph F. Eid, Jr.
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This book is the first of three volumes covering the history of streetcars in New Jersey, from horsecar railways to the electric trolley age that rapidly spread throughout the state. This volume... More > covers Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean Counties. It excludes Public Service, as this is cover in the Metropolitan Northeast (Volume III). There are sixty photographs and complete rosters for all companies that operated in the Atlantic Coast Region.< Less
Streetcars of New Jersey - Delaware River Valley By Barker Gummere, Joseph F. Eid, Jr.
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This book is the second of three parts covering the history of streetcars in New Jersey, from horsecar railways to the electric trolley age that rapidly spread throughout the state. This volume... More > covers Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Salem and Warren Counties. It includes Public Service-Southern Division and Public Service RR bust not the five Northern Counties, as these are covered in Volume III. There are more than 100 photographs and complete rosters for all companies that operated in the Delaware River Valley.< Less
Streetcars of New Jersey - Metropolitan Northeast By Barker Gummere, Joseph F. Eid
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This book is the third of three volumes covering the history of streetcars in New Jersey, from horsecar railways to the electric trolley age that rapidly spread throughout the state. This volume... More > covers Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union Counties. It includes Public Service and the companies Public Service acquired. There are more than 180 photographs and complete rosters for all companies that operated in the Metropolitan Northeast Region.< Less
Streetcars of New Jersey By Barker Gummere, Joseph F. Eid, Jr.
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This book combines all three volumes (Atlantic Coast, Delaware River Valley & Metropolitan Northeast) covering the history of streetcars in New Jersey, from horsecar railways to the electric... More > trolley age that rapidly spread throughout the state. This volume covers Atlantic, Cape May, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Cumberland, Salem, Camden, Gloucester, Burlington, Mercer, Hunterdon, Warren, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Bergen, Somerset, Middlesex, Union and Morris Counties including Public Service. There are more than 340 photographs and complete rosters for all companies that operated in the State of New Jersey.< Less
Electric Railway Dictionary By Rodney Hitt
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If you are a fan of trolley cars, interurban streetcars and electric railroading, then The Electric Railway Dictionary is a book you need to have on your shelf! This historic text is far more than... More > just a dictionary, although it does contain over sixty pages of definitions of terms. Most of this nearly 400-page book however, is devoted to cataloging various types of trolley cars and electric locomotives, their components, and related hardware. Hundreds of illustrations, including car plans and photographs, make this book indispensable for the railfan, modeler and museum docent. This high-quality reproduction even includes all of the original ads in the back.< Less
The Story of the Cedar Valley Road Electric Railroad and Interurban Trolley System By Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
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In 1895, entrepreneur Louis S. Cass and his brothers opened a two-mile long narrow gauge horsecar line in Waterloo, Iowa. The line grew into the Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Northern Railway, or the... More > “Cedar Valley Road”, with right- of-way extending from Cedar Falls north to Waverly. A busy freight and passenger service, the Cedar Valley was unusual in its day for its reliance upon electricity for motive power. Five 60-ton Westinghouse locomotives hauled wheat, cotton, corn and mining and industrial products at high speed, while box motors and interurban trolley cars speeded passengers to and fro. The success of the operation inspired Westinghouse to create The Story of the Cedar Valley Road — and demonstrate how electric power could trump steam powered freight and passenger service. This reprint was made using an original copy of this rare book. It has been slightly reformatted for readability, but care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.< Less