Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: University Heights 6

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: University Heights Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Today’s Hudson Line tour takes us back to the Bronx for a quick visit to University Heights station. Located just less than 9 miles from Grand Central, the station is situated between Morris Heights and Marble Hill stations. The station is named after the section of the Bronx in which...

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Ardsley-on-Hudson 16

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Ardsley-on-Hudson Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Two early Metro-North Hudson Line timetables, and a local New York Central timetable listing the station as Ardsley – just to confuse you. Today’s tour of the Hudson Line takes us just about 22 miles north of Grand Central to Ardsley-on-Hudson station, a place of a bit of confusion. Ardsley-on-Hudson,...

Tuesday Tour of the Putnam Division: Millwood 5

Tuesday Tour of the Putnam Division: Millwood Trains History

Postcard of Millwood, and the final passenger service timetable on the Putnam Division. Timetable from the collection of Otto Vondrak. Frank Schlegel photograph of Millwood station Yes, I suppose this is a bit of a joke. I’m not really doing a tour of the Putnam Division, although I have been...

From train station to library: Briarcliff Manor 5

From train station to library: Briarcliff Manor Photos

Briarcliff Manor station in the early 1900’s Of the many old train stations I’ve featured on the site over the years, too many of them have been converted into other things and are no longer have anything to do with railroads. This is especially so when the railroad line the...

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Brewster 5

Tuesday Tour of the Harlem Line: Brewster Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

There is always a little part of me that considers Brewster my home station. It was from here that I took my first Metro-North train. I even ran away from home once – I managed to get to Brewster and hopped on a train. When I first started my job...