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3 edition of York County trolleys found in the catalog.

York County trolleys

Benson W. Rohrbeck

York County trolleys

an illustrated history of the street railway in York County, Penna.

by Benson W. Rohrbeck

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Published by B. Rohrbeck Traction Publications in West Chester, Pa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pennsylvania,
  • York Co.
    • Subjects:
    • Street-railroads -- Pennsylvania -- York Co

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by Benson W. Rohrbeck].
      SeriesPennsylvania traction series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF725.Y67 R64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination89 p., [5] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4761617M
      LC Control Number78108514

      This auction is for a copy of the book titled "York County Trolleys" An Illustrated History of the Street Railway in York County Pennsylvania by Benson W. Rohrbeck. The book was published in and is 90 pages long. The book details development, York Railways, Abandonment, Operations, Car Barns, Roster, Hanover & McSherrystown, and more. A sampling of the book's photographs, along with shortened captions, have been georeferenced on the Montgomery County Trolleys Google Map. Click on a marker to view a photo and read a brief caption. Zoom all the way in to reveal markers hidden behind nearby ones, particularly in towns.

        Montgomery County was once served by a mile network of electric trolleys. Constructed between and , the independently owned trolley lines connected the far corners of the County, from.   Pike County Press carried news stories about the first crossing in September of , by the Milford, Matamoras & New York Railroad Co. (M.M. & N.Y.). On August 4, , board members of the M.M. & N.Y, met at Frick’s Hotel in Westfall Township for the purpose of fixing the amount at which the railroad would be bonded.

        "York County Trolleys." From Main Street in Saco, passengers could board a Biddeford & Saco Railroad trolley to connect to the Atlantic Shore Line trolley system and travel to points in southern York County in Maine and on to NH. The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum came to Chartiers Township, Washington County in February with three trolleys and a dream that was born in Today, that dream is a reality. PTM now boasts a collection of nearly 50 cars, over members worldwide, active volunteers, and o Read More. Buy Tickets online.


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York County Trolleys book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Until hard surface, all-weather thoroughfares were constructed and pr Ratings: 0.

York County Trolleys: An Illustrated History of the Street Railway in York County, Penna. (Pennsylvania Traction Series) [Benson W. Rohrbeck] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fascinating history of the early trolley lines in York County, Author: Benson W.

Rohrbeck. York County, Trolleys [O R Cummings] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Until hard surface, all-weather thoroughfares were constructed and private automobiles became numerous5/5(2). In the winter, when streets, roads, and highways were buried under deep drifts, powerful snowplows swiftly cleared the street railway tracks after severe storms so the trolleys could get through.

Maine's York County boasted more than miles of trolley lines from through Pages:   When trolley cars rolled along York County streets & valleys. One still clangs on a museum line.

A century ago, trolleys served as York County's largest mass transit system. Benson W. Rohrbeck wrote the book on local trolleys. His "York County Trolleys,' written innotes that York's trolley network measured in.

Before trains came to York, Phineas Davis, a local clockmaker, was securing York’s place in transportation history. Davis developed the first practical coal-burning locomotive, the York engine, at his workshop on the corner of Newberry and King Streets.

The "Pennsylvania Traction Series" began ten years ago with a little book about the Altoona trolleys. The next book in the series was the YORK RAILWAYS COMPANY -Published in and since that time we have uncovered more historical information and many additional photographs, therefore we are enlarging and reprinting the story of the trolleys of York Rating: % positive.

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Read more. Improve This Listing. 17 Reviews 3 Q&A. Reviews. Write a /5(17). From the cover: Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, was once served by miles of trolley lines.

In the first half of the 20th century, a wide array of trolley cars rolled over Montgomery County’s rails, from quaint open streetcars rumbling through borough streets to sleek mile-an-hour trolleys sailing across open fields in Upper Gwynedd and Hatfield Townships. York Trolley Company operates the scenic Beach Trolley in York Maine and offers trolley rentals.

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Maine’s York County boasted more than miles of trolley lines from through Author: Cummings. York County Trolleys takes us on a visual journey from Kittery to Old Orchard Beach, from Old Orchard to Portland, and inland to Eliot, South Berwick, and Sanford. Paperback: pages Publisher: Arcadia Publishing ( ).

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Today we offer. When the first electric trolley car entered service in Erie init revolutionized public transportation in the region. Within a few years, Erie became a major trolley hub linking the eastern and central United States. With the exception of a mile gap at Little Falls, one could travel from New York City to Chicago via Erie.

Greater Erie Trolleys covers the network of trolley lines that. In Lost Troll eys of Qu een s an d Long Isl an d, Stephen L. Meyers gives t hese lines--more than 20 of them--new life.

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York’s trolleys. Several times in the past, I’ve written about the former trolleys in York. In response to one of those columns last year, reader Phyllis Oberlander sent me a York Daily Record article by a longtime friend of mine, Linda Weiner Seligson, about the restoration of one of the former trolley cars, York Railways Car A list of generally historic, non-fiction, accounts of trolleys, streetcars, interurban lines, and other traction within North America.

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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, was once served by miles of trolley lines. In the first half of the 20th century, a wide array of trolley cars rolled over Montgomery County's rails, from quaint open streetcars rumbling through borough streets to sleek mile-an-hour trolleys sailing.Hartford County Trolleys.

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