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SmartCat Sundays: The New York & Harlem’s Street Railway History

When first conceived, the New York & Harlem Railroad was intended to do just what its name implied – connect lower Manhattan to Harlem. The original charter was granted by the New York State Legislature on April 25th, 1831, authorizing a single or double tracked road from 23rd Street to...

Former Terminus of the Harlem Line: Chatham, Then and Now 14

Former Terminus of the Harlem Line: Chatham, Then and Now Trains History Photos Tuesday Tours

Several months ago I was amused when I saw a blog linking to my own, and they referred to me as a “closeted rail fan.” Despite “coming out” and accepting the title I still wonder if it is really an appropriate term to call me. I certainly like riding on...

City Hall Station & Holiday Nostalgia Trains 0

City Hall Station & Holiday Nostalgia Trains Museums Photos

Wow, I am tired after a long day in the city… It will probably take me the next few days to go through all the photos and videos that I took, all of which will eventually get posted on here. I have a lot of pictures and video of the...