Lehigh Valley Railroad, 1846-1946

a centenary address
  • 28 Pages
  • 1.46 MB
  • English
Newcomen Society of England, American Branch , New York
Leigh Valley Railroad Com
StatementFelix R. Gerard.
SeriesNewcomen address,, 1946
LC ClassificationsHE2791 .L544
The Physical Object
Pagination28 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6511966M
LC Control Number47003426

Lehigh Valley Railroad Route Of The Black Diamond Booklet Very Nice. The book measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/8" The front cover is marked "LEHIGH VALLEY RAILROAD CENTENNIAL THE ROUTE OF THE BLACK DIAMOND" The Pages have some slight toning to them and some slight wear on the corners of the date: Lehigh Valley Railroad, New York: Newcomen Society of England, American Branch, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Felix Roy Gerard.

It is a book on the history of the people who ran this colorful and 1846-1946 book line as seen through the eyes of someone who loved it. The book is written as a tribute to the employees of the Lehigh Valley railroad. It was their spirit and will that kept the railroad operating as l;ing as it did.

Not many railroads were blessed with such good people. Lehigh Valley Railroad. A Centenary Address. FELIX R. GERARD. THE NEWCOMEN SOCIETY OF ENGLAND. AMERICAN BRANCH NEW YORK. This Newcomen Address was delivered during the "th Anniversary Luncheon" held by The Newcomen Society of England in honor of the Centenary of the Lehigh Valley Railroad ( - ).

Lehigh Valley Railroad CentennialBethlehem PA: privately published,12 pp, 5 1/2 x 8.

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Marcham, David, Lehigh Valley Memories: A Tour of the Lehigh Valley RR in New York's Finger Lakes RegionIthaca: DeWitt Historical Society,88 pp.

Recent LV Looseleaf Book Offering; Discussion related to the Lehigh Valley Railroad and predecessors for the period Originally incorporated as the Delaware, Lehigh, Schuylkill and Susquehanna Railroad Company.

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The Lehigh Valley Railroad was another of the many Northeastern carriers built to move anthracite coal from eastern Pennsylvania. So, its motto, Route Of The Black Diamond, was quite befitting and led directly to both its rise in prosperity and downfall into LV has also gained quite a following by those who study the industry; it utilized an interesting variety of paint schemes.

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Inthe Lehigh Valley Railroad assumed the remaining Pennsylvania trackage of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, a competing anthracite railroad which had entered bankruptcy as well.

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Our organization consists of almost 1, authors, historians, railroad employees, photographers, model railroaders, and just plain rail fans who share our interest in the railroads that served the anthracite coal mining region of eastern Pennsylvania.

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Greenberg, William T. and Robert F. Fischer. Th e Lehigh Valley Railroad East of Mauch Chunk. Th e Gingerbread Shop, Martinsville, New Jersey. Holton, James L. Th e Reading Railroad: History of a Coal Age Empire.

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Lehigh Valley Railroad – The New York Division, by Mike Bednar, Garrigues House, My favorite Lehigh Valley book. Like the Morning Sun books, arranged westward along the main line, but with lots of personal commentary and colorful anecdotes about life on “the Lehigh.”.

The Lehigh Valley Railroad prospered until after World War II when, like all railroads, it began to suffer the effects of the shift to automobiles and airplanes as primary methods of transportation. The Lehigh opened a new terminal at Dingens Street and South Ogden inabandoning its great terminal in downtown Buffalo.

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SinceMr. Bednar has written 10 railroad books, filled with beautiful photographs. Five books tell the history of various chapters of the Lehigh Valley Railroad. His latest book is "Trackside Around the Pennsylvania Cement District," published by Morning Sun Books. The book is co-authored by Ken Bealer.

p new books. lehigh & susquehanna jersey central's pennsylvania operations vol 5b diesel era history, right of way, stations and customers. These pages contain information about the prototype LVRR freight cars, with notes on available models. Links are provided to articles on modeling specific freight cars which can be found in the Modeling Freight Cars pages.

References to photos of the prototypes are provided wherever possible – either to photos on the web, or those published in books or magazines.

APA citation style: Alter, R. H., Pennsylvania Railroad, Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co & Lehigh Valley Railroad Company. () Map of the Pennsylvania, Reading, and Lehigh Valley Railroads, and their elphia.

"William Herman Rau: Lehigh Valley Railroad Photographs, ," curated by Ricardo Viera, essays by Stephen Perloff, Gerald Bastoni (Bethlehem, Pa.: Lehigh University Art Galleries/Museum Operation, ); Guide-Book of the Lehigh Valley Railroad and Its several Branches and Connections; with an account, descriptive and historical, of the.

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One Hundred Years of The Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley Railroad Centennial, Annual Report of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company for the Fiscal Year Ending Novem Retrieved from " ?title=Newark_Railway&oldid= ". Its connection to the Lehigh Valley Railroad. - The book "Buildings and Structures of American Railroads" is published.

written by Walter G. Berg. This book contains a drawing of the "Frame Flag Depot, Pottsville Branch, Lehigh Valley Railroad". After looking at Mike Bednar's “Lehigh Valley Railroad The New York Division” (Garrigues House, ), William T.

Greenburg, Jr.'s & Robert F. Fischer's “The Lehigh Valley Railroad East of Mauch Chunk” (The Gingerbread Stop, ), and the Anthracite Railroads Historical Society's Lehigh Valley Railroad Modeler (specifically the LVRR.From Phillipsburg to Jersey City and all points in between, the Lehigh Valley Railroad hauled freight and passengers, while at the same time contributing to the social fabric of the area.

The Lehigh Valley Railroad across New Jersey paints a picture of a railroad that provided over years of quality service to the Garden State.