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Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Spuyten Duyvil Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

View of the railroad tracks near Spuyten Duyvil in 1890. When coming up with superlatives for the Hudson Line, people generally cite it as Metro-North’s most attractive line. I, on the other hand, like to think of it as the most frequently misspelled. It is the Hudson Line that has...

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Tuesday Tour of the Port Jervis Line: Suffern Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Erie-Lackawanna train at Suffern in 1966. Photo by Carl R. Baldwin. Welcome to Suffern, our first stop on our tour of the Port Jervis Line. As you are no doubt aware, the Port Jervis line is on the west side of the Hudson, its trains do not enter Grand Central,...

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More old photos for a Monday morning… Part 1 History Photos

Good morning, everyone. I hope you are all enjoying your long weekend for President’s Day… that is, unless you are a conductor, or me, or one of the other unfortunate saps that find themselves working on this day. Last Friday I posted a whole bunch of my recently acquired postcards...

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Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Old Greenwich Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Located slightly more than 31 miles from Grand Central is today’s current stop on our tour of the New Haven Line, Old Greenwich. While touring Metro-North’s stations, we’ve encountered a couple places that have changed names over the many years the railroad has been around. Unionville, for example, was what...

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Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Rowayton Trains History Tuesday Tours

Twilight on the Sound, Darien – Painting by artist John Frederick Kensett. Welcome to Rowayton – a delightful neighborhood of Norwalk (full of people with salaries significantly higher than mine), located right along the coastline of Long Island Sound. The New York, New Haven, and Hartford Railroad ran through this...

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Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Springdale Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Photo of Springdale station, April 1933 Faithful readers, our tour of the New Haven Line is heading into the final stretch. We’ve featured about three-quarters of all New Haven Line stations, including Metro-North’s newest station. I figured that today would be a great day to finally finish up the branch...

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