Short lines and branch line railroads play a vital role in the movement of merchandise. Their primary purpose is to link industries requiring rail transport and provide an important connection to transport goods to and from smaller communities.
These lines interchange with main line railroads to export products destined for larger markets and import products and materials necessary for every day life in these communities.
In Volume 1, we'll cover lines in the Lehigh River Valley. We'll look at the Northampton & Bath, Ironton, Chestnut Ridge and Lehigh Valley branch lines.
John Pechulis Media, 59 Minutes run time; Mostly COLOR. Narrated by Mike Bednar.