Download Delaware Valley Railway: 1901-1937 (Images of Rail) by Michelle Jacques with John Beljean,Foreword by Kim Williams PDF

By Michelle Jacques with John Beljean,Foreword by Kim Williams

From 1901 to 1937, the lone engine of the Delaware Valley Railway chugged up and down its solitary tune, from the Stroudsburgs to Bushkill. It used to be a time of heady clients because the motels of the Delaware Water hole driven north up the valley. Modest farmhouses turned holiday boardinghouses, and a few then blossomed into grand motels. The railway introduced in tourists by way of the carload, however it was once not only approximately tourism. The dinkey hauled in coal for wintry weather warmth and hauled out lumber, dairy, and farm produce that stored the farmers in money. Farm childrens commuted to city to earn their highschool levels. For greater than a iteration, the dinkey’s whistle blowing over the valley associated its humans and places.

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