Stories: References

Historical Sources

Andrews, Gregg, City of Dust, A Cement Company Town in the Land of Tom Sawyer, 1996, University of Missouri Press.
A look at how a very different community was affected by the cement industry.

The Bridge Line Historical Society has a website relating to the Delaware & Hudson Railroad.

The Delaware & Hudson Canal Museum, High Falls, NY. This excellent little museum is just ten minutes away.
Call them at 914-687-9311 for more information.

Gilchrist, Ann, Footsteps Across Cement, An excellent reference but, unfortunately, hard to find.
The Rosendale Library has a copy.

Mabee, Carleton, Listen to the Whistle, An Anecdotal History of the Wallkill Valley Railroad in Ulster and Orange Counties, New York, 1995.
An excellent source of historical photographs, this book is available at local bookshops or write to Purple Mountain Press, Ltd., P.O. Box E3, Fleischmanns, NY 12430 or call toll free: 1-800-325-2665 or fax: 914-254-4476. Free catalog of hard-to-find books about New York.

Century House, Rosendale, NY.
Andrew Snyder’s estate is now being managed by a not-for-profit historical society which sponsors tours and special events. Phone: 914-658-9900.

Sylvester, History of Ulster County,
long out of print but available at the Rosendale Library.