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Photos from the Holiday Train Show at the Botanical Garden Museums Photos

Several weeks ago I got a chance to take my first visit to the New York Botanical Garden to see the Holiday Train Show. For all the folks out there that have any experience with model railroading, you are familiar with the fact that it is a rather expensive hobby....

Holidays on the Harlem Line 0

Holidays on the Harlem Line Events Museums

Did I ever mention that sometimes I wonder if I picked the wrong profession? I enjoy graphic design but advertisements? For things like Christmas? Bah humbug, I hate Christmas. Well, no, actually I hate being told that I am required to purchase extravagant gifts for a particular person. Honestly, I’d...

Nature along the Harlem Line: The Muscoot Reservoir & Bridge L-158 7

Nature along the Harlem Line: The Muscoot Reservoir & Bridge L-158 Photos Tuesday Tours

I thought it might be fun to do something different this Friday… Tuesdays I visit train stations, but I don’t talk much about what else is around the station. The Harlem Line has plenty of intriguing spots along the route, and many for the nature lover. I do get emails...

Holidays on the Harlem Line, Thanksgiving Schedules 0

Holidays on the Harlem Line, Thanksgiving Schedules Trains Museums

The holiday season is fast approaching, and many interesting holiday themed events will be happening along the Harlem Line. The Botanical Garden’s Holiday Train Show opens tomorrow, which is accessible via Metro-North’s Botanical Garden station. Grand Central’s Holiday Gift Fair, located in Vanderbilt hall, opens on Monday. Starting on Wednesday...

1895 Book, Health and pleasure on “America’s greatest railroad.”

1895 Book, Health and pleasure on “America’s greatest railroad.”

[pdf-ppt-viewer href=”http://www.iridetheharlemline.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/1895_harlemdivision2.pdf” width=”600″ height=”500″] Excerpt from Health and pleasure on “America’s greatest railroad.” By New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company Found on Google Books