The photographer, Thurlow C. Hauton, Jr. became interested in railroads at and early age, including the short lines of New Jersey, where he lived. He documented the time and locations of his subjects.
This book presents a number of his photographs taken after World War II augmented with builders photographs of the locomotives used by the various short lines. Scenes are captured and very few 3/4 locomotive wedge shots are found. Captions and roster data are also included.
Various short lines and industrial railroads of New Jersey. The largest groups of photographs are from: Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad, pp. 78-87;
International Smelting/Raritan Copper Works, pp. 89-93;
Long Beach Island Railroads, pp. 96-103;
Morristown & Erie, pp. 106-117;
Rahway Valley Railroad, pp. 121-131.
Outer Station Project, softcover, 72 pages, 9 x 12 x .25 in., B&W photographs with captions and rosters.