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Rails in Rochester and Monroe County (Paperback) (Richard Chait)

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From photography to farming and from medicine to music, Rochester and the county in which it resides, Monroe County, are known throughout the world. This book brings to life the role that rail transportation had in developing an economy that made these contributions possible. By 1900, some of the county's biggest railroads had been drawn to the Rochester and Monroe County markets. They attracted people and businesses to the area and ensured the flow of products to the marketplace. Trolleys enabled people to commute to and from work as well as to enjoy the recreational resources of Lake Ontario and Irondequoit Bay. Rail transportation helped make Rochester and Monroe County truly great places to live and work.
Number of Pages: 127
Genre: History, Transportation
Sub-Genre: USA / State + Local / Middle Atlantic, Railroads / History
Series Title: Images of Rail
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Richard Chait
Language: English
Street Date: September 14, 2015
TCIN: 50126420
UPC: 9781467134378
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-2749
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