Archie Robertson

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The late Archie Robcrtson, a frequent and delightful contributor to both AMERICAN HERITAGE and HORIZON, was in recent years an editor of The Lamp. He was the author of a number of books, of which Slow Train to Yesterday is a hard-to-find classic, the finest book on American railroads.
For further reading: Staten Island and Its People, by Charles William Leng and William T. Davis (5 vols., Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1930-33).

Articles by this Contributor

April 1964

Among the Pennsylvania Dutch, both plain and fancy, the milk is yet, the schnitz-un-gnepp delights the soul, and the soup is thick enough to stand on

August 1964

Two shots rang out in the railroad station, and the President of the United States slumped to the floor, mortally wounded

August 1966

Staten Island still has muskrats, wild plums, and seventeenth-century houses. But wait— modern improvements are on the way!