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This webring is for any site connected in anyway to transport. From microlights to aircraft, dingys to ocean liners, cars to trucks, trains, bikes, etc. If you have a site about flight simulators, train simulators etc you are also welcome to join.



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   Short Line Railroads Preview Go
All about short lines we have not covered elsewhere. Some in Connecticut, others in New York. Examples Amsterdam, Chuctanunda and Northern Railroad; Dexter and Northern Railroad Company; Owasco River Railway; Skaneateles Short Line Railroad
   More Trucks: New, Used and Interesting Preview Go
Buy new trucks, buy used trucks, see interesting trucks, see fascinating trucks. Tractors and cars too.
   Connecticut Freight Railroads Preview Go
What railroads serve Connecticut? A listing of Connecticut towns and what railroads serve them for rail freight. All about the freight railroads that serve Connecticut.

   New York State RailRoad Names Preview Go
All-time list of railroad names in New York State. Most were real. Some of these were registered and never built. Some were registered just to keep the name....especially RAILROAD and RAILWAY. Like now when someone registers a .com and a .info URL. Some were interurbans. Some just seem to have had NEW YORK in the name. Some are just mysteries.
   NY Central Railroad's West Side Freight Line Preview Go
The Hudson River Line opened in 1849. Below 30th Street, railroad cars drawn by horses funneled goods from the West Side railyards to Spring Street, with stops that today's subway riders will recognize: 23rd Street, 14th, Christopher. Steam engines replaced horses in 1867. 1934 saw the completion of the elevated West Side Freight Line. Decline and fall of the line in the 1960's to 1980's.
   New York City Transit Planning Preview Go
Plans for better transit in the metropolitan area. An analysis of a early 1960's Ford Foundation study of commuting into Grand Central and what might be done to improve it. Some unique ideas and far ahead of its time. Developed early on in the history of aviation, JFK International, LaGuardia and Newark airports were intended to only be accessed by automobile.
   New York Central Lines Magazine Preview Go
This most interesting period (1919-1931)in the history of the New York Central was well-chronicled in its in-house magazine. A 1921 article by Charles Frederick Carter provides the basis for an historical sketch of the New York Central. George H. Daniels was the road's General Passenger Agent and ranks as one of the greats of American advertising. He popularized the Thousand Islands among many achievements.
   Railroad Tunnels and Bridges Preview Go
A collection of information about railroad tunnels (mostly going under water) and railroad bridges going over water. Included are: the Great Railroad Bridge at Poughkeepsie; NY City subway tunnels; Montreal's Mount Royal Tunnel; Albany NY bridges.
   Commuters, Car Culture and the Jenny Plan Preview Go
Most railroad passengers today are commuters. Taxpayers underwrite part of this cost and the ride is now more comfortable and the future more secure than ever before. Many ideas have been brought up over the years to ease commuting problems from New Jersey. One of the most interesting was a 1935 proposal by L.Alfred Jenny which consisted of a modern electrified railroad connecting the various New Jersey railroads and bringing these lines into a new passenger terminal in mid-Manhattan. Public Support of Private Railroads. The greatest economic factor of the 19th Century was the railroads. Public money helped them then and it could help them now.A real story for this era is how General Motors, Ford and Chrysler reshaped American ground transportation to serve their corporate wants instead of social needs.
   JW Logistics Preview Go
A 4PL logistics provider. A subsidiary of JWH Financial Services LLC. JW Logistics owns no assets of its own, but instead searches out the best 3PLs.

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