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brief description of the canals and rail roads of Pennsylvania and New Jersey

comprehending notices of all the most important works of internal improvement in those states

by Henry Schenck Tanner

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Published by Published by the Author in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canals -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Canals -- New Jersey.,
  • Railroads -- Pennsylvania.,
  • Railroads -- New Jersey.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy H. S. Tanner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p. :
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23282823M
    OCLC/WorldCa19257210

    Map of Pennsylvania with Canals Rail-Road Hand colored Pennsylvania map printed from a copper plate engraving, dating to by the legendary American Mapmaker S.A. Mitchell, the elder. It represents Pennsylvania and contains notes on steamboat stops and routes between Pittsburgh and Louisville, Philadelphia and New York both via Trenton and via Bordentown, Brand: Zazzle. A major impact on ferry facilities and operations was also caused by the two railroads’ combining most of their South Jersey lines in into the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines. Trains on ex-Reading lines were rerouted to and from the Pennsylvania’s train and ferry terminal, and the Reading’s Kaighn’s Point terminal and ferry. Material on the Historic Towpath Canals of New Jersey Morris Canal Items The Morris Canal - A Photographic History, by James Lee This classic book, which contains over historic photos of the Morris Canal and its famous inclined planes, was first published in It is now in its 4th edition, second printing.


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Scale ca. Relief shown by hachures. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2. Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Exhibiting the Post Offices, Post Roads, Canals, Rail Roads, &c., by David H.

Burr, Canals traversed unnavigable portions of rivers and coastal waterways while steam engines powered boats and trains. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Saved in: A description of the canals and rail roads of the United States comprehending notices of all the. MLA Format. Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library.

"Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania: exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.". Henry S. Tanner, an important American map engraver and publisher, met this demand in with his A Brief Description of the Canals and Rail Roads of the United States.

With the continued growth of canals and rails, Tanner issued an expanded, no longer "Brief. RTC publishes a series of excellent guidebooks covering rail-trails in various regions of the U.S. "Rail-Trails: Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York" is one of the best of the series.

That region is one of the densest rail-trail areas of the country/5(45). MLA Format. Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of the canals & rail roads of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and the adjoining states" The New York Public Library Digital Collections (with) A Brief Description Of The Canals And Rail Roads Of Pennsylvania And New Jersey, Comprehending Notices Of All The Most Important Works Of Internal Improvements, In Those States.

By H.S. Tanner. A gazetteer of the state of New Jersey: comprehending a general view of its physical and moral condition, together with a topographical and statistical account of its counties, towns, villages, canals, rail roads, &c., accompanied by a map by Thomas Francis Gordon – () - pages5/5(1).

Actual and proposed canals and railroads are outlined. Facing page "A New Map of New York." Insets: "Profile of the Erie Canal" and steamboat routes. 10 1/2 x Facing page "A New Map of Pennsylvania with its Canals, Rail-Roads & Distances from Place to Place along the Stage Routes." Engraving by W.

Brose, Philadelphia. A brief description of the canals and rail roads of Pennsylvania and New Jersey: comprehending notices of all the most important works of internal improvement in those states by. Rail-Trails Northeast covers one hundred of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania's rail-trails.

With a rich industrial and passenger rail history, the Northeast is one of the densest rail-trail regions in the country. Rural, suburban, or urban, rail-trails serve as the backbone of an impressive trail system/5(46). A description of the canals and rail roads of the United States, comprehending notices of all the works of internal improvement throughout the several states / (New York: T.R.

Tanner & J. Disturnell, Broadway, ), by Henry Schenck Tanner and Henry Schenck Tanner (page images at HathiTrust). Rail-Trails Northeast covers one hundred of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania’s rail-trails.

With a rich industrial and passenger rail history, the Northeast is one of the densest rail-trail regions in the country. Rural, suburban, or urban, rail-trails serve as the backbone of an impressive trail system/5(4).

A treatise on highway construction: designed as a text-book and work of reference for all who may be engaged in the location, construction, or maintenance of roads, streets, and pavements / (New York: J.

Wiley, ), by Austin T. Byrne (page images at HathiTrust). A brief description of the canals and rail roads of Pennsylvania and New Jersey: comprehending notices of all the most important works of internal improvement in those states by Tanner, Henry Schenck, The Pennsylvania Canal, a mostly forgotten piece of history, was at one time a significant component of the Commonwealth's economy and an essential mode of transportation throughout the interior of the State.

Spurred onward by competition from New York and the forward-thinking imagination of Pennsylvanian leaders, merchants and industrialists. MAP OF THE SEVERAL CANALS & RAIL ROADS BY WHICH THE LYCOMING COAL CAN BE SENT TO MARKET, from A Brief Description of the Property Belonging to the Lycoming Coal Company, with some General Remarks on the Subject of the Coal and Iron Business, Poughkeepsie: Printed by P.

Potter. Dec. Catalog of Tanner's works at end of book. page Guide Book with four maps of city plans. Fifth map is a large colored map entitled, "The Traveller's Guide or Map of the Roads, Canals & Rail Roads of the United States, With the distances from place to place by H.S.

Tanner." At bottom of map, "Enteredby H.S. Tanner Pennsylvania.". Originally incorporated inthe New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad has had a long history in New Jersey.

The railroad expanded by the early s into the thriving Pennsylvania coalfields and eventually grew to over miles of trackage in the northern portion of New Jersey. Always viewed as an underdog in a marketplace surrounded by much larger railroads, the.

The Lehigh Valley Railroad remained in operation during the bankruptcy, as was the common practice of the time. Inthe Lehigh Valley Railroad assumed the remaining Pennsylvania trackage of the Central Railroad of New Jersey, a competing anthracite railroad which had entered bankruptcy as well.

The two roads had entered a shared Locale: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania. Antique Maps of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Gallery of authentic historic and rare maps of Pennsylvania and New Jersey from the 17th to the 19th century. Cowperthwait - Mitchell Map of Pennsylvania PA-m $ Title. A New Map of Pennsylvania with its Canals, Rail-Roads & c.

12 x 14 in ( x cm) Description. New York (NY or N.Y.) is a state located in the Northeastern United York was one of the original Thirteen Colonies that formed the United an estimated 20 million residents init is the fourth most populous order to distinguish the state from its city with the same name, it is sometimes referred to as New York State (NYS).Before statehood: Province of New York.

Rail transport or train transport is a means of transferring passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, which are located on contrast to road transport, where vehicles run on a prepared flat surface, rail vehicles (rolling stock) are directionally guided by the tracks on which they usually consist of steel rails, installed on ties (sleepers) set in ballast.

Full text of "The Pennsylvania Canals" See other formats D OWN the eastern seaboard of the United States the Appalachians present a barrier to commercial transportation. Through this mountain wall the state of New York has a convenient passage in the Mohawk Valley.

That year the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR) began offering rail service from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh when it opened its "Main Line" railroad. The PRR bought the state Main Line Canal at a public auction for $ million on J In the Board of Canal Commissioners was abolished and all canals owned by the commonwealth were sold.

New Hope. Rts. and 19th century canal town on the Delaware Canal. New Hope Canal Boat Ride, S. Main Street, in New Hope. A mule drawn barge ride on the Delaware Canal. June, July and August. One hour ride. Fee charged. Philadelphia, known casually as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S.

city with a estimated population of 1, Sincethe city has had the same geographic boundaries as Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S.

metropolitan statistical area, with Country: United States. Pennsylvania Canal Historical Marker A brief history and description of the site at Duncannon. Current photos and links to related sites.

Pennsylvania Canal Stock Certificate Photo of an certificate. Pennsylvania Main Line Canal: Juniata and Western Divisions: special study A link to the on-line document. Pennsylvania Main Line Canal Images.

The Pennsylvania Railroad (reporting mark PRR) was an American railroad, founded in Commonly referred to as the "Pennsy", and was headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The PRR was the largest railroad by traffic and revenue in the U.S. throughout the first two-thirds of the twentieth century and was at one time the largest publicly.

Page - To construct their road across, along, or upon any stream of water, water-course, street, highway, plank road, turnpike or canal, which the route of its road shall intersect or touch; but the company shall restore the stream or watercourse, street, highway, plank road and turnpike thus intersected or touched, to its former state, or to such state as not unnecessarily to have.

Map of the railroads of Pennsylvania and New Jersey and parts of adjoining states, Description Map shows railroads, counties, canals, cities, towns, and notable physical : John Alexander Anderson. Atlantic County, New Jersey, Street Map Book by ADC the Map People; Audubon (Images of America) by Audubon Historical Society; The Back Roads Bike Book by Catherine D.

Kerr; Backroad Bicycling Near New York City: 25 One Day Bike Tours in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania by Gerry Brooks. Originally incorporated inthe New York, Susquehanna & Western Railroad has had a long history in New Jersey.

The railroad expanded by the early s into the thriving Pennsylvania coalfields and eventually grew to over Brand: ArcadiaPublishing. The Great American Rail-Trail promises an all-new American experience. Through 12 states and the District of Columbia, the trail will directly serve nearly 50 million people within 50 miles of the route.

Consider the economic opportunities and the benefits for communities along the route of a multiuse trail that stretches more than 3, miles. A somewhat similar book on the Pennsylvania-New York boundary is Report of the Regents' Boundary Commission upon the New York and Pennsylvania Boundary, New York State Senate No.

71, ; also with many folded maps. McCorkle, Barbara B., New England in Early Printed Maps toThe John Carter Brown Library, Providence A large. Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania: exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.

/ by David H. Burr (late topographer to the Post Office), geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S. from Parts. Early American Roads and Trails, with descriptions of 18 of the major early roads: the Boston Post Road, Braddock's Road, the Fall Line Road, the Great Valley Wagon Road, the King's Highway, the Mohawk Trail, the Natchez Trace, the National Road, the Old Federal Road, the Pennsylvania Road, the Trail of Tears, the Upper Road, the Wilderness Road, Zane's Trace.

At its peak, Pennsylvania had almost a thousand miles of canals in operation. By the s, the country had a complete water route from New York City to New Orleans. Byover 3, miles of canals had been built. Yet, within twenty years a new mode of transportation, the railroad, would render most of them unprofitable.But New York toll roads eventually had competition.

Water travel on canals was less expensive than road tolls. The Erie Canal was completed in sections: Rome to UticaUtica to SyracuseBrockport (west of Rochester) to Albanyand the entire canal Albany to Buffalo opened Moreover, several railroads charging about the same as the canal began .Pennsylvania Canal refers generally to a complex system of canals, dams, locks, tow paths, aqueducts, and other infrastructure including, in some cases, railroads in Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Assembly of applied the term to the canals and railroads of the Main Line of Public Works to be built across the southern part of the state, and.