Iron Mine Railroads of Northern New Jersey (Second Edition)

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by Larry Lowenthal

Publisher: Tri-State Railway Historical Society
Released: March 22, 2018
Pages: 146
Format: 8.5"x11" softcover

Larry Lowenthal's classic 1981 book has been republished by the Tri-State Railway Historical Society ( This is the authoritative work on the mining region of northern New Jersey and the railroads that served them. Railroads in this region, like the Lackawanna and Central Railroad of New Jersey and their predecessors, greatly influenced the communities they served. Towns like Chester and Rockaway grew up around the railroads and mines that sustained them, and this book is a record of their combined history and eventual decline.