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The New York Connecting Railroad

William G. Thom

The New York Connecting Railroad

Long Island"s other railroad

by William G. Thom

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Published by Long Island-Sunrise Trail Chapter, NRHS in Babylon, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York Connecting Railroad Company,
  • Railroads,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesLong Island"s other railroad
    Statementby William G. Thom and Robert C. Sturm
    ContributionsSturm, Robert C., National Railway Historical Society. Long Island-Sunrise Chapter
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2791.N5963 T48 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24864536M
    LC Control Number2011379252
    OCLC/WorldCa78620570

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The New York Connecting Railroad(reporting mark NYCN) or NYCR is a rail line in the borough of Queens in New York City. It links New York City and Long Island by rail directly to the North American mainland.

Amtrak, CSX, Canadian Pacific Railway, Providence and Worcester Railroad and New York and Atlantic Railway (NYAR) currently use the line. New Novel Takes 'The Underground Railroad' Beyond The Metaphor NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Colson Whitehead about his new book, The Underground Railroad, in which slaves ride a a real railroad.

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