Railroad Ferries of the Hudson and Stories of a Deck Hand: And Stories of a Deckhand by Raymond J. BaxterRailroad Ferries of the Hudson and Stories of a Deck Hand: And Stories of a Deckhand by Raymond J. Baxter

Railroad Ferries of the Hudson and Stories of a Deck Hand: And Stories of a Deckhand

byRaymond J. Baxter, Arthur G. Adams

Paperback | January 1, 1999

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Railroad Ferries of the Hudson and the Stories of a Deckhand is a complete business, economic, technical, and social history of the ferryboats that were once operated across the Hudson River to Manhattan from New Jersey and that were owned and operated by various railroad companies in conjunction with their commuter and long-distance passenger trains. The work also covers the Staten Island Ferry (formerly operated by the B&O Railroad) and New York Waterway's present-day revival of services connecting with New Jersey Transit commuter-train services.
Raymond J. Baxter worked on the New York Harbor waterfront for almost forty years, serving first as a railroad deckhand and then as a railroad police officer. Arthur G. Adams is founding president of the Hudson River Maritime Center at Roundabout Landing in Kingston. In 1981, he was given a special award of merit for outstanding achiev...
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Title:Railroad Ferries of the Hudson and Stories of a Deck Hand: And Stories of a DeckhandFormat:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 11.25 × 8.25 × 0.03 inPublished:January 1, 1999Publisher:Fordham University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0823219542

ISBN - 13:9780823219544

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"Railroad Ferries of the Hudson . . . treats its subject extensively. . . . It is full of information and photographs."