Pennsylvania Railroad: Its Origins, Construction, Condition, and Connections

Paperback | March 31, 2015

byWilliam B. Sipes

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In Pennsylvania Railroad, William Sipes provides a detailed history of the railroad, its construction, its management, and its various lines and their stations, starting with the first experimental track laid down in 1809 in Delaware County and continuing with the railroad’s westward expansion across the state. Sipes discusses the attractions and history of the Pennsylvania Railroad’s destinations, including landmarks in Philadelphia, Lancaster, Altoona, Pittsburgh, New York, and New Jersey. Published in 1875, this book explores the world of transportation in the nineteenth century and takes its readers on an informative journey through the state of Pennsylvania, following the trajectory of its railroad’s development.

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In Pennsylvania Railroad, William Sipes provides a detailed history of the railroad, its construction, its management, and its various lines and their stations, starting with the first experimental track laid down in 1809 in Delaware County and continuing with the railroad’s westward expansion across the state. Sipes discusses the attr...

William B. Sipes (1831–1905) was a newspaper editor, lawyer, and journalist who served in the Pennsylvania Infantry during the Civil War as a captain and colonel before resigning in 1864. He was editor of the Pottsville Register and author of The Seventh Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Cavalry: Its Record, Reminiscences, and Roster, pub...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:294 pages, 9 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:March 31, 2015Publisher:Penn State University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0271065419

ISBN - 13:9780271065410

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