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Maywood:: The Borough, the Railroad, and the Station (Images of America)

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Originally settled by Dutch farmers in the 1600s, the borough of Maywood experienced population and industrial growth in the late 1800s with the coming of the railroad. New Jersey Midland Railway, predecessor to the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad, arrived in 1872, a time when Maywood consisted mainly of farmland. Maywood was incorporated in 1894, when the railroad expanded into the Pennsylvania coalfields. The railroad provided the means for transportation of people, goods, and services, and Maywood grew measurably with it into the 20th century. Today the borough has developed into a suburb of such iconic cities as New York City, Paterson, Passaic, and Hackensack, while still retaining its character and charm.

Synopsis:

Originally settled by Dutch farmers in the 1600s, the borough of Maywood experienced population and industrial growth in the late 1800s with the coming of the railroad. New Jersey Midland Railway, predecessor to the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad, arrived in 1872, a time when Maywood consisted mainly of farmland. Maywood was incorporated in 1894, when the railroad expanded into the Pennsylvania coalfields. The railroad provided the means for transportation of people, goods, and services, and Maywood grew measurably with it into the 20th century. Today the borough has developed into a suburb of such iconic cities as New York City, Paterson, Passaic, and Hackensack, while still retaining its character and charm.

About the Author

Noted author and historian Edward S. Kaminski has assembled a wealth of images revealing Maywood's earlier years; the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad in Maywood; and the national landmark Maywood Station, highlighting its importance in the development of Maywood and its recent metamorphosis into an acclaimed museum. Illustrated through more than 200 quality images and detailed captions, Maywood: The Borough, the Railroad, and the Station provides the reader with a visual journey into Maywood's past.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738572345
Author:
Kaminski, Edward S.
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Maywood (N.J.) - History
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Arcadia Publishing
Series:
Images of America
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
127
Dimensions:
9.22x6.58x.39 in. .71 lbs.

Related Subjects

» History and Social Science » World History » General
» Transportation » Railroads » North America
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"Synopsis" by , Originally settled by Dutch farmers in the 1600s, the borough of Maywood experienced population and industrial growth in the late 1800s with the coming of the railroad. New Jersey Midland Railway, predecessor to the New York, Susquehanna and Western Railroad, arrived in 1872, a time when Maywood consisted mainly of farmland. Maywood was incorporated in 1894, when the railroad expanded into the Pennsylvania coalfields. The railroad provided the means for transportation of people, goods, and services, and Maywood grew measurably with it into the 20th century. Today the borough has developed into a suburb of such iconic cities as New York City, Paterson, Passaic, and Hackensack, while still retaining its character and charm.
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