Tuesday, June 30, 2015

1851 Railroad Guide

     What did Upstate New Yorklook like when the Erie RailroadWent through in 1849

New York History Review has beautifully reprinted Harper's New York & Erie 1851 Railroad Guide. It's a wonderful description of the scenery, rivers, towns, villages, and most important things on the New York & Erie Railroad through New York State. 

Towns mentioned include Piermont, Blauveltville, Suffern's, Ramapo, Sloatsburg, Monroe, Oxford, Chester, Middletown, Otisville, Port Jervis, Pond Eddy, Barryville, Deposit, Starrucca, Binghamton, Owego, Barton, Waverly, Chemung, Elmira, Corning, Painted Post, and lots more. 
Available $24.95

This book is a gorgeous reprint - first published in 1851.
180 pages paperback
ISBN: 9780983848752
Diane Janowski, Publisher

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