Down Along the Old Bel-Del The History of the Belvidere Delaware Railroad Compan For Sale
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RailroadTreasures offers the following item: Down Along the Old Bel-Del The History of the Belvidere Delaware Railroad Compan Down Along the Old Bel-Del The History of the Belvidere Delaware Railroad Company A Pennsylvania Railroad Company By Warren F. Lee Hard Cover with dust jacket Copyright 1987 366 Pages Preface xii List of Mapsxvi I. Introduction 1 II.Chapter One. Origin, Development, and Operation 7 A . Growth and Development7 B . Bread and Butter 17 C . Strikes31 D . Special Trains and Special Shipments35 E . Excursions 45 F . Fairs 50 G . Focusing In 55 1. Personalities 55 2. Odds and Ends59 3. Bel-Del Steam Motive Power Throughout the Years 64 4. Some Twentieth Century LHR Motive Power81 5. Important Documents of Operation 84 6. Major Industries and Businesses Located Along the Line 94 7. Special and Specialized Trains 110 8. Circuses 115 9. Excursion 118 10. Tearing Down and Tearing Out 121 H . End Notes 124 III. Chapter Two. Over the Road 133 A . Passenger Service: Its Growth, Decline, and Termination 133 B . Depots, Stations, and Stops139 C . Some of the Station Neighborhoods 141 D . Tales: True and Tall 144 E . Focusing In 153 1. Passenger Train Schedules, 1851-1959 153 2. Termination of Passenger Service 168 3. Tickets and Passes 170 4. From Philadelphia and Trenton to Lambertville 171 5. The Flemington Railroad 195 6. From Lambertville to Phillipsburg 203 7. Phillipsburg 223 8. The Lehigh and Hudson River Railway244 9. Phillipsburg to Manuka Chunk 247 10. On the Lackawanna 263 F . End Notes 278 IV.Chapter Three. Catastrophes, Wrecks, and Adversities 285 A . Floods and Washouts285 B . Injuries and Illnesses 287 C . Collisions and Derailments 293 D . A Bit of Larceny306 E . Fires 307 F . Focusing In 315 1. Floods and Washouts 315 2. Wrecks 325 3. Fires 342 G . End Notes 346 V. Epilogue 349 VI. Bibliography 350 VII. Index 35
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