a railroad’s “back shops” were among the most important aspect of daily
operations, they often went unnoticed by the general public and unpublicized by
the first time, a comprehensive history of the largest heavy repair shops in
the United States during the steam era has been published. The first volume,
titled Northeast and New England Regions, has nearly 300 fact-filled and
profusely illustrated pages of shops operated by the New York Central, Boston
and Albany, Pittsburgh and Lake Erie, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Hudson, Boston
and Maine, and eight other railroads.
fascinating, limited-edition book has 475 black and white photos, maps, and
illustrations, and will make a welcome addition to any railroad fan’s library.
Those with a special interest in the New York Central will be pleased to see
descriptions and photos of shops in West Albany, Harmon, Depew, Avis,
Springfield (Boston and Albany), and McKees Rocks (Pittsburgh and Lake Erie).
Central and Hudson River Railroad…41
Harmon, Depew, and Avis Shops
New York, New
Haven and Hartford Railroad…63
New Haven, and Cedar Hill Shops
and Reading Railroad…77
New York and
Hornell, and Meadville Shops
Rochester and Pittsburgh Railroad…115
Rikers, and East Salamanca Shops
Railroad of New Jersey Railroad…127
and Communipaw Shops
Green Island, Colonie, and Oneonta Shops
Lackawanna and Western Railroad…179
Keyser Valley, and Kingsland Shops
South Easton, Delano, Packerton, and Sayre Shops
and Lake Erie Railroad…247
MSRP $70.95 NYCSHS Member Price $57.96 and that is 20% off MSRP with no discount for the $6.00 shipping cost that is included.
Shipping is included for lower 48 states only.
(All shipping costs have inflated considerably over the last few months.)
Ohio residents pay 8% Ohio Sales Tax.