Atlantic City Railroad, the royal route to the sea

a history of the Reading"s seashore railroad, 1877-1933
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West Jersey Chapter, Natioanl Railway Historical Society , Oaklyn, N.J. (P.O. Box 101, Oaklyn 08107)
Atlantic City Railroad, Railroads -- New Jersey -- Hi
Statementby W. George Cook, William J. Coxey.
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Pagination172 p. :
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Open LibraryOL23254372M

Covers not only the Atlantic City but also its predecessor lines (such as the Camden and Atlantic Rail Road, the Williamstown Railroad, and the Camden, Gloucester & Mt.

Ephraim Railway), the conversion from narrow to standard gauge, the intense competition between the Philadelphia & Reading and the Pennsylvania Railroad for shore traffic, and the eventual decline of passenger traffic due to Price: $ Atlantic City Railroad: The Royal Route to the Sea: A History of the Reading's Seashore Railroad AS NEW [Cook, W.

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The Leap Collection has strong holdings in the history of railways in South Jersey and beyond. Atlantic City Railroad: The Royal Route to the Sea covers one railroad’s history from the year towhen it ran from Camden to Atlantic City with various branch-lines running to other towns.

The Atlantic City Railroad was a Philadelphia and Reading Railway subsidiary that became part of Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines in At the end of it operated miles of road on miles of track; that year it reported 43 million ton-miles of Headquarters: Camden, New Jersey.

Duringfour of the Camden and Atlantic (C&A) Board of Directors left. Led by Samual Richards, who was a officer of the C&A for 24 years, they built a second railroad from Camden to Atlantic City, by way of Clementon. Incorporated on Maa gauge of 3 foot 6 in was selected because narrow gauge was successful at the time and saved in lower operating costs.

The road extended from Atlantic City to Ocean City and Atlantic City to Longport, a distance of 24 miles. The Atlantic City and Ocean City Railroad Company and Atlantic Avenue Line operated under agreements with the West Jersey and Seashore Railroad, the former as a.

The expedition led by Ferdinand Magellan was the first to circumnavigate the globe, and thus the first to discover the sea route around Cape Horn, at the tip of South America.

miles ( kilometres) Headquarters. Camden, New Jersey. The Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines was a railroad that operated in southern New Jersey in the 20th century. It was created in as a joint consolidation venture between two competing railroads in the arters: Camden, New Jersey. As early asadvertisements began to appear labeling the combined route “the Atlantic Coast Line.” Atlantic Coast Line is born After three decades of common ownership and coordinated operations, most of the predecessors were brought together under one entity, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

The Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines was a jointly-owned operation of the Pennsylvania and Reading railroads. The PRSL served the popular tourism and beach destinations west and south of Philadelphia along the New Jersey coast reaching such seaside towns as Atlantic City, Ocean City.

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Inthe group was formally merged into the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad. After construction was complete, the Camden County Railroad, which had been established with the sole purpose of constructing this extension, was leased to the Atlantic City Railroad.

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