This atlas of railroads in New York's
Capital Region (Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga Springs,
Mechanicville, Colonie, Green Island, Rotterdam Junction, etc.) has
180 full color, high quality maps printed on glossy paper for
easy viewing. An index aids in finding specific maps, and a
detailed description of them is given on each page.
Maps cover the years 1840 to 2019,
emphasizing the late 1800s and early 1900s at the peak of
railroading. Detailed maps include the West Albany Shops, Colonie
Shops, Green Island Shops, Rensselaer Shops, John Street Shops,
Bull Run Yard, Selkirk Yard, Mechanicville Yard, Adams Street
Yard, and the union stations of Albany, Troy, Schenectady, and
Saratoga Springs. Smaller communities are also shown, such as the
covered turntable at Salem, the yard at Ravena, the maze of tracks at Green
Island, and the facilities at Rotterdam Junction. Several large industries that
extensively utilized the railroads were added, such as General
Electric, Schenectady Locomotive Works, International Paper, the
Port of Albany, and the
factories in North Albany/Menands.
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