Friday, July 31, 2009

Friday, July 31, 2009

Continuing my discussion of books available from our Gift Shop or online by using PayPal ( ... let me introduce you to one from Rhode Island -- titled All Aboard: History of Mass Transit in Rhode Island by Scott Molloy.

From the horse-drawn omnibus, horse cars, and cable tramways to the rumbling buses of today, this volume explores the history of getting about in Rhode Island from the Civil War to the creation of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority. Full of tales of life on the road, All Aboard is a visual tour of one of the most important industries of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. From horsepower to streetcar parks and a railroad strike that brought out the state militia, the state's transportation history is brought to life here through a collection of vintage images.

The book sells for $19.99 and is available directly at the Gift Shop or you can send payment to us through PayPal ( (use our email address and be sure you indicate the title of the book. Add $4.00 for shipping - so your total would be $23.99

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