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The Reading Seashore Lines: A Pictorial Documentary of the Atlantic City Railroad
The Reading Seashore Lines: A Pictorial Documentary of the Atlantic City Railroad

The Reading Seashore Lines: A Pictorial Documentary of the Atlantic City Railroad

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Feature: William J. Coxey and James Kranefeld
Feature: West Jersey Chapter NRHS, 2007
Manufacturer Number: B005XER8CQ

Authored by William J. Coxey and James E. Kranefeld. Published by the West Jersey Chapter of the NRHS.

At one time the Reading Company maintained a first-class high-speed railroad between Camden, New Jersey and Atlantic City, New Jersey. The company also operated branch lines to all of the southern New Jersey resorts as well as branch lines to farming communities. This extensive well-run railroad was known as the Atlantic City Railroad.

This book covers the history of this property from the beginning to modern times including joint ownership with the Pennsylvania Railroad as the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines.

Contents:
The Reading Seashore Lines, pp. 4-11;
The Mainline to Atlantic City, pp. 12-71;
Brigante Branch, pp. 72-91;
Baltic Avenue Extension, pg. 92;
Mississippi Avenue Branch, pp. 93-95;
The Gloucester Branch, pp. 96-106;
The Williamstown Branch, pp. 107-115;
The Cape May Branch, pp. 116-141;
Sea Isle, Beesleys Point and Ocean City Branches, pp. 142-157;
Stone Harbor Branch, pp. 158-161;
Wildwood Branch, pp. 162-167;
Station Index, pg. 168.

West Jersey Chapter NRHS, softcover, 168 pages, standard portrait book 8 x 10 in., B&W images and illustrations.

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