The latest book by Eric Oszustowicz and the Electric Railroaders’ Association is here! During the hot summer months, city residents wanted to get to the beaches like Coney Island quickly, and the fastest way to get anywhere in the 1860s and 70s was by steam train. What would become the Brooklyn Manhattan Transit (BMT) subway and elevated lines began with these steam train operations. While there were other operators in Brooklyn, this book focuses primarily on the development of the BRT/BMT system from steam to rapid transit, and uses rare photos (many in color) and never-before-seen rosters of incredible detail over 436 pages to tell its story. This is a must-have title for classic rail enthusiasts and hobbyists alike — don’t miss out!
List Price: $59.00