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Erie Railroad
Historic Book Collection on CD

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The Erie Railroad book collection is a collection of 13 late 19th century and early 20th century books concerning the development and tourist elements of the Erie Railroad. The books include details on the various routes of the Erie Railway, tourist and scenic locations on the various routes, and a look at its development and operation. It makes for a fascinating glimpse of the early development of this historic rail system and many of the books are heavily illustrated.

All the titles contained on this CD are listed below.

  1. Harpers' New York and Erie rail-road guide book (1855) - Macleod, William - 202 pages
  2. Erie railway tourist (1874) - 50 pages
  3. The Erie route: (1887) - 172 pages
  4. Special excursions to Chautauqua via the picturesque Erie railroad; July 8 and July 29, 1904 (1904) - 12 pages
  5. The Erie railway and its branches (1867) - Walling, Henry Francis - 94 pages
  6. The local press on the Erie railway management : January, 1872 (1872) - 83 pages
  7. Between the ocean and the lakes; the story of Erie (1901) - Mott, Edward Harold - 592 pages
  8. Summer homes and rambles on the picturesque Erie (1886) - Abbott, John N - 124 pages
  9. Summer homes and rambles along the Erie railway (1882) - 70 pages
  10. Homes and sports along the Erie. A directory to hotels, boarding houses, lakes and streams, in the romantic regions near New York, reached by the Erie railway (1881) - 60 pages
  11. American locomotive engineers : Erie Railway edition, illustrated (1899) - Romans, H. R - 622 pages
  12. Suburban homes for city business men. A description of the country, with a statement of the inducements offered on the life of the Erie railway (1867) - Williams, Henry T - 194 pages
  13. Instructions for the Running of Trains, Etc. on the Erie Railway: To Go Into Effect on Wednesday January 1, 1862 (1862) - 120 pages

Here are some images from some of the volumes:

This CD runs on all Windows and Macintosh computers. You must have a web browser and Adobe Acrobat Reader - (available for free download if you do not have it installed on your computer.) The book index is organized in an HTML menu that is compatible with all browsers and the books themselves are in PDF format to allow them to be universally accessed. Many books on this CD are searchable and printable.

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