Staten Island Rapid Transit

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Staten Island's first railroad began in 1860 as a passenger line connecting towns along the island's eastern shore, with ferry service from Vanderbilt's Landing to Manhattan. The Staten Island Rapid Transit was a second line, built in 1885. During the 19th century, major eastern trunk railroads competed for the New York freight market. The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad (B&O) was a latecomer but saw opportunity with Staten Island in 1886, buying interest in both railroads. The B&O took control of the island's passenger service ...

Staten Island Rapid Transit 2015, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531674519

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Staten Island Rapid Transit 2015, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781467123389

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