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Listen to the Whistle: An Anecdotal History of the Wallkill Valley Railroad in Ulster and Orange Counties, New York
ISBN: 093579669X
Book #: 007097

Author: Mabee, Carlton and Jacobs, John K. [editor]
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Purple Mountain Press, Ltd.
Place: Fleischmanns, NY
Year: 1995
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Near Fine Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: Octavo (standard book size)
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Glossy orange paper over boards with color illustration on front cover and black-and-white illustration on back cover, no dust jacket as issued, 166 pages, Index, Bibliography, Notes, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Spine sunned. “As the first book ever to be published on the Wallkill Valley Railroad, ‘Listen to the Whistle’ tells the story of a gallant little railroad that connected Orange and Ulster Counties, New York, and aspired to be part of a major trunk line reaching for metropolitan New York all the way to Albany. A human more than technological story, it tells not only of hissing steam engines but also of trainmen high in their cabs, farmers shipping milk and fruit, children riding to school, and the weary hearing train whistles as hints of adventure in distant places.” Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 6 oz. Category: Railways; Books; ISBN: 093579669X. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007097.