Very Good. Hardcover. 4to. Xplorer Press Inc. 2013. 256 pgs. Maps. Illustrated with Black and White Plates. Bound in photo illustrated cloth boards. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the extremities. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. This is the second edition of the Brooklyn El Book first published in 1987. This book concentrates on the beginning of the Elevated equipment from the Steam railroads to Coney Island, the New York and Brooklyn Bridge cable cars and the steam el s. How all that equipment became part of the formidable Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company. Here is a historical illustration of how transportation made the great transformation of a small Dutch farm land into a major metropolis possible. The herculean task of turning hundredths of steam coaches into electric motor cars and later their conversion from open platform El cars to fleets of multiple unit controlled closed door units. E-69; 4to 11"-13" tall; 256 pages.
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