John Ham and Roger Liller 336 pages hardcover
Over the last five years, author John Ham has produced four books partnering with railroad historian and writer Roger Liller, who grew up along the New Haven Railroad in Connecticut and has spent his life researching the railroads of New England. His knowledge and memorabilia collection gave rise to this publication about the Boston & Albany Railroad.
The Authors have decided to focus this book on the Boston & Albany's steam era "Glory Years", relying heavily on the scenes taken in the Berkshires. They were able to obtain a multitude of quality steam and early diesel photos that were taken over the years by some of the most noted rail photographers. Many of their original negatives and prints have been graciously loaned for use in this book by different historical societies, New England towns & city archives and well known collectors.
This publication contains not only superb Boston & Albany main line photos, but also images of its branch lines, major connecting railroads and the cities and towns that were served by the B&A in one capacity or another.
More than 120 stations are pictured in this book which features over 600 photos, maps and timetables.