O. & W.:
The Long Life and Slow Death of the
New York, Ontario and Western Railway
By William F. Helmer
Over 100 photographs and illustrations grace this history of the Ontario & Western-- the "Old & Weary." The O&W line operated from 1869-1957, and ran from Oswego on Lake Ontario to New York City, Passing through the "midlands" and southern counties of New York State, with spurs to Utica, Kingston, Port Jervis, and Scranton, PA. Filled with "colorful characters and miscellaneous machinery," O. & W. chronicles "almost a century of alternating hope and heartache, prosperity ,and poverty, dignity and degradation," and the passing of "part of a way of life now gone from the American scene."
6x9, 224 pages, maps, photos, illustrations
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 14 May, 2012.