New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad in New Jersey (Images of Rail)

October 31, 2020
New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad in New Jersey (Images of Rail)

Originally incorporated in 1881, the New York, Susquehanna &Western Railroad has had a long history in New Jersey. The railroadexpanded by the early 1890s into the thriving Pennsylvaniacoalfields and eventually grew to over 200 miles of trackage in thenorthern portion of New Jersey. Always viewed as an underdog in amarketplace surrounded by much larger railroads, the New York,Susquehanna & Western emerged from 40 years of Erie Railroadcontrol; survived several bankruptcies, reorganizations,abandonments, and retrenchments through innovative passenger andfreight service offerings; and transformed into today's regionalrail carrier with a size far greater than ever imagined.Noted author and historian Edward S. Kaminski has assembled awealth of images, most of which have never appeared in print,showcasing the history of the original lines served by the NewYork, Susquehanna & Western Railroad. Illustrated with over 200quality photographs with detailed captions, New York, Susquehanna& Western Railroad in New Jersey provides the reader with avisual journey into this historic railroad's past.