Metro-North’s newest Arts for Transit – a revisit to the Hudson Line 5

Metro-North’s newest Arts for Transit – a revisit to the Hudson Line Trains Photos

I think it is fairly well established that I love the Arts for Transit program, and pretty much any transit-related art in general. My three-year-long jaunt to every single Metro-North station was not only a great way to become familiar with our rail system, but to also become familiar with...

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? 3

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? Trains Humor

Have you checked out “The New York Commuter’s Glossary” yet? If you haven’t yet heard of the book, it is a humorous little collection of words and illustrations related to the art of commuting. It was written by Mike Malone – who is the man behind Train Jotting, illustrated by...

Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line (Part 6) 2

Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line (Part 6) Trains History Photos

It has been a while since I last posted some old postcards… so I figured we were due for an update. Two of the cards we’ve seen before, though these are alternate views and in color. And even though some of them are not necessarily railroad related, it is interesting...

Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line (Part 5) 2

Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line (Part 5) Trains History Photos

A train crash postcard Imagine that we are in the year 1920. A train has just had an accident. As people rush over to attempt to assist, so too does a photographer. Camera in hand, the photographer takes a couple snaps of the wreck. Not only for event detailing purposes,...

Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line (Part 4) 4

Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line (Part 4) Trains History

You know addicts never quit… how could I ever stop collecting these postcards? Plus it seems that I love multi-part posts. We’re on number four, folks. In case you missed the others, you can find them here: Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line, Part 1 Sending Postcards from the Harlem...

The Harlem Line, in panoramas 3

The Harlem Line, in panoramas Photos Tuesday Tours

I’ve spent many months posting various panoramas of the Harlem Line stations. I’m now excited to be able to post the entire Harlem Line, viewed in panoramas. You can watch as the farmland and rural greenery morphs into the suburbs, before changing into the concrete jungle of New York City....