How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County

How We Got to Coney Island: The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County

By: Brian J. Cudahy (author), George M. Smerk (foreword_author)Paperback

More than 4 weeks availability

Description

How We Got to Coney Island is the definitive history of mass transportation in Brooklyn. Covering 150 years of extraordinary growth, Cudahy tells the complete story of the trolleys, street cars, steamboats, and railways that helped create New YorkGCOs largest borough---and the remarkable system that grew to connect the worldGCOs most famous seaside resort with Brooklyn, New York City across the river, and, ultimately, the rest of the world. Includes tables, charts, photographs, and maps.

Create a review

About Author

BRIAN J. CUDAHY's books include Around Manhattan Island: And Other Maritime Tales ofNew York and A Century of Subways: Celebrating 100 Years of New York's Underground Railways (both Fordham). He lives in Bluffton, SC.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780823222094
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 346
  • ID: 9780823222094
  • weight: 616
  • ISBN10: 0823222098

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close