Friday’s From the Historical Archive: John M. Wisker 3

Friday’s From the Historical Archive: John M. Wisker Trains History

Last week I posted about the Park Avenue Tunnel Wreck in 1902. The engineer of the train involved in that wreck was named John M. Wisker. I was curious to know the fate of this man after the events of the wreck. He was put on trial for manslaughter for...

Last Night’s Hudson Line Delays & Pointless MTA Alerts 1

Last Night’s Hudson Line Delays & Pointless MTA Alerts Trains

Whenever there are delays, MTA never really says all that much. Trains last night were delayed on the Hudson Line, due to “police activity” near Peekskill. Apparently the “police activity” was due to a man getting hit and killed by a passing Penn Station-bound Amtrak train at around 5:56 PM....