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Archie Robertson

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 Archie Robertson

Staten Island still has muskrats, wild plums, and seventeenth-century houses. But wait— modern improvements are on the way! Read >>
Two shots rang out in the railroad station, and the President of the United States slumped to the floor, mortally wounded Read >>
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 Read >>

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