Unique Long Island: 1904
[26070] Americana - Transportation History - Long Island Railroad)

New York, NY: Long Island Rail Road, 1904. F (2) pages + 38 plates printed in dark green and white halftones, with titles and with a small black and white map of Long Island at back and a short introductory text at the start of the booklet. A travel pictorial issued by the Long Island Railroad extolling the beauties of an undeveloped Long Island with bucolic scenes, taken mostly along the north and south seashore areas, encouraging tourism & settlement. With picturesque views, usually one each (or a couple on one page) of Southampton, Shelter Island, East Hampton, Sag Harbor, Sayville, Northport, Locust Valley, Oyster Bay and the rest of Long Island. Approx. 6" x 8" size, a small oblong booklet format, bound into the original illustrated & lettered green folding paper wrap enclosure. Some light edge, tips wear to wraps, spine areas chipped; contents clean and in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 26070)


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