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King Bridge over Troubled Waters By Karen Van Etten
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This book chronicles the battle for the historic preservation of the King Bowstring Bridge in Newfield, New York, built in 1873 by Zenas King. King is known as one of the most prolific iron bridge... More > builders of the 19th century. While once there were 10,000 King iron bridges across the country, now only hundreds remain. Organizing amateur and professional preservationist across the US, Karen Van Etten managed to save the beautiful, disintegrating bridge, which 100 years before had joined this once thriving agricultural community together.< 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
Annals of Beara Volume III By Riobard O'Dwyer
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This is the third of a comprehensive three volume set, representing an entire lifetime of work by the esteemed Irish genealogist, Riobard O'Dwyer. Volume III includes all of the parish records for... More > Castletownbere and Glengarriff on the peninsula of Beara, each carefully translated and transcribed for posterity. These water stained and sun bleached manuscripts were very close to becoming illegible when Mr. O'Dwyer single handedly saved their precious information for generations to come. The Annals of Beara is, without a doubt, the most important genealogical work of the O'Sullivan family and the other tribes of Beara. A brief history of the O'Sullivan clan written by Gary B. Sullivan is included at the end of Volume III.< Less
Annals of Beara Volume I By Riobard O'Dwyer
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This is the first of a comprehensive three volume set, representing an entire lifetime of work by the esteemed Irish genealogist, Riobard O'Dwyer. Volume I includes all of the parish records for... More > Adrigole and Allihies on the peninsula of Beara, each carefully translated and transcribed for posterity. These water stained and sun bleached manuscripts were very close to becoming illegible when Mr. O'Dwyer single handedly saved their precious information for generations to come. The Annals of Beara is, without a doubt, the most important genealogical work of the O'Sullivan family and the other tribes of Beara.< Less