Seventy-two pages of lively text with approximately 100 old photos, drawings and tables.
Pennsylvania Transportation History
Pennsylania Transportation History, A Supplement Shank has covered many phases of Pennsylvania’s transportation history in his books on canals, aqueducts, highways, bridges and early automobiles. This book, purposely entitled “a supplement,” adds media and devices not covered in his other publications on these individual topics. Included are such inventions as the 1804 Orukter Amphibolus, early river craft, rope ferries, early steam boats, inclined planes, gravity railroads, steam locomotives, horse cars, cable and trolley cars, elevated rail and subway systems and air-travel devices. Seventy-two pages of lively text with approximately 100 old photos, drawings and tables.