This collection relates primarily to Ron Ziel and George Hoagland Foster's attempt to establish a tourist railroad, the Sag
Harbor & Scuttle Hole Rail Road.
Ron Ziel was born in 1939. He is an artist and a former U.S. Army officer and has been both a newspaper and magazine editor.
George Hoagland Foster was born in 1935. He has researched and written extensively on railroading and other maritime subjects.
Both Ron Ziel and George Hoagland Foster have published extensively in the field of railroad history.
•Begining in 1964, the two began making plans for the Sag Harbor & Scuttle Hole Rail Road, a tourist railroad to run along
the abandoned Sag Harbor branch of the Long Island Rail Road between Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor in Eastern Long Island,
New York. Robert W. Ward, the first General Manager of the railroad.
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as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must
also be obtained by the reader.
This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff
to arrange for access.