Defunct Quebec Railways: Penn Central Transportation Company, New York Central Railroad, Boston and Lowell Railroad Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781155858616

Published: August 13th 2011

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Defunct Quebec Railways: Penn Central Transportation Company, New York Central Railroad, Boston and Lowell Railroad  by  Source Wikipedia

Defunct Quebec Railways: Penn Central Transportation Company, New York Central Railroad, Boston and Lowell Railroad by Source Wikipedia
August 13th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 48 pages | ISBN: 9781155858616 | 10.29 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 47. Chapters: Penn Central Transportation Company, New York Central Railroad, Boston and Lowell Railroad, MaineMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 47. Chapters: Penn Central Transportation Company, New York Central Railroad, Boston and Lowell Railroad, Maine Central Railroad Company, St.

Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad, Intercolonial Railway, Consolidated Rail Corporation, List of Quebec railways, Canada Atlantic Railway, Grand Trunk Railway, Central Vermont Railway, Canadian Northern Railway, National Transcontinental Railway, Canadian Atlantic Railway, Champlain and St.

Lawrence Railroad, Canadian American Railroad, Canadian Government Railways, St. Lawrence and Hudson Railway, Montreal and Southern Counties Railway, Quebec Central Railway, Pontiac Pacific Junction Railway, Ontario and Quebec Railway, South Eastern Railway, Montreal, Portland and Boston Railway, Montreal and Bytown Railway Company. Excerpt: The New York Central Railroad (reporting mark NYC), known simply as the New York Central in its publicity, was a railroad operating in the Northeastern United States.

Headquartered in New York, the railroad served most of the Northeast, including extensive trackage in the states of New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Massachusetts, plus additional trackage in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The New York Central was known as the Water Level Route, as its mainline to New York City followed the Hudson River, the Erie Canal, and the Lake Erie shoreline.The railroad primarily connected greater New York and Boston in the east with Chicago and St.Louis in the midwest along with the intermediate cities of Albany, Buffalo, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Detroit.

The NYCs Grand Central Terminal in New York City is one of its best known extant landmarks. In 1968 the NYC merged with its former rival, the Pennsylvania Railroad, to form Penn Central (the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad joined in 1969). That company went bankrupt in 19...



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