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The Ups and Downs of a Rural Line: Elmira, Cortland and Northern RR, 1867 to 1967 and on - by David Marcham Published by DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, Ithaca, NY, Reprinted in 2009 In this history of the Elmira, Cortland & Northern Railroad, a Lehigh Valley Branch in Upstate New York. From 1867 to 1967 and since, the author lays out the extreme perils of the early years, the buccaneers who invested & gambled for power & profit. Includes 150 photos, timetables, rosters and track maps, orders & charts.

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