1834 - 1971 Long Island Rail Road Long Island's Key Transportation Link
(Long Island Rail Road)

New York: Long Island Rail Road, 1971. (10) pages; a densely-printed official Metropolitan Transportation Authority pamphlet outlining the extensive history of the Long Island RR; with a short foreword by the then-company president Walter L. Schlager; early days, charter signers for the line, steam cars, the ups and downs of the development of the system, addition of branches and lines of transportation, commuter considerations and a final section "What's Ahead for the Seventies?" giving the news of large equipment orders, grade crossing eliminations, construction of new stations, tunnels from Queens to Manhattan, airport access, "...twin-powered gas turbine/electric commuter car capable of high performance of either electrified or non-electrified right-of-way..." and more; about 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" size; stock; light wear, little darkening; very good condition, interesting Long Island Rail Road ephemeral item from the 1970s, interesting 'snapshot' view of the line's state of affairs at the time. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 21346)


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