This extensive history of the Erie Railroad's Greenwood Lake Division covers everything from the railroad's construction as the Montclair Railway in the 1870s through its subsequent reorganizations as the Montclair & Greenwood Lake Railway and later the New York & Greenwood Lake Railway.
This rail lines eventual acquisition by the Erie Railroad gives way to the Erie Lackawanna merger, Conrail, and the line's current use by NJ Transit.
With over 100 pages of text supplemented by a plethora of historic Black-and-White and Color photographs and reproduced documents, this is the definitive story of rail service along a scenic New Jersey route.
Contents:Introduction, pp. 4-7;The Newark & Bloomfield and the Iron Mines of Ringwood: 1852 to 1868, pp. 8-11;The Montclair Railway: 1868 to 18973, pp. 12-23;Stock, Bonds, and Bankruptcy: 1873 to 1876, pp. 24-29;The Montclair & Greenwood Lake: 1876 to 1878, pp. 30-41;The New York & Greenwood Lake: 1878 to 1898, pp. 42-59;The Erie Lease: 1898 to 1942, pp. 60-79;The Greenwood Lake Branch: 1942 to 1960, pp. 80-105;The Erie Lackawanna Years: 1960 to 1976, pp. 106-125;The Conrail Era: 1976 to 1983, pp. 126-131;NJ Transit, Dirt Trains, and the Montclair Connection: 1983 to 2009, pp. 132-147;Legacy of the Greenwood Lake Division: 2009 to present, pp. 148-157;Bibliography, About the Author, pp. 158-164.
Softcover, 164 pages, standard portrait format 8 x 10 in., Black-and-White photographs (early and later years), Color photographs, some reproductions of stock certificates, correspondence, etc.