How We Got to Coney Island by Brian J. Cudahy
The Development of Mass Transportation in Brooklyn and Kings County

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How We Got to Coney Island is the definitive history of mass transportation in Brooklyn. Covering 150 years of extraordinary growth, Cudahy tells the complete story of the trolleys, street cars, steamboats, and railways that helped create New York's largest borough---and the remarkable system that grew to connect the world's most famous seaside resort with Brooklyn, New York City across the river, and, ultimately, the rest of the world. Includes tables, charts, photographs, and maps.
 

About Brian J. Cudahy

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BRIAN J. CUDAHY's books include Around Manhattan Island: And Other Maritime Tales ofNew York and A Century of Subways: Celebrating 100 Years of New York's Underground Railways (both Fordham). He lives in Bluffton, SC.
 
Published January 1, 2002 by Fordham University Press. 346 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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