Remembering the Upper Harlem Division, Part 3 14

Remembering the Upper Harlem Division, Part 3 History Photos

As we complete our journey along the abandoned Upper Harlem Division, it is worth taking a moment to look at the timetables printed for the line. The Upper Harlem’s timetables were New York Central’s Form 112 – and its size changed drastically over the years, reflecting the railroad’s slow death....

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Riverdale 4

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Riverdale Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Welcome to Riverdale, the site of today’s Tuesday Tour, and a lovely example of a Hudson Line station. Though Riverdale is in the Bronx, the area around the station looks more like the suburbs than the city. Beautiful views of the Hudson River and the Palisades surround you here –...

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Dobbs Ferry 5

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Dobbs Ferry Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

A postcard of Dobbs Ferry station, and a portion of a Hudson River Railroad timetable from 1851, listing Dobbs Ferry station Welcome to Dobbs Ferry, one of the lovely Hudson Line stations with a great view of the mighty Hudson River. On the fourth of July, I spent the day...

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Irvington 1

Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Irvington Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

The namesake of Irvington – author Washington Irving. Also named Irvington – the first coal burner on the Hudson River Railroad. Over the past three years, I’ve visited almost every Metro-North station in order to bring you these Tuesday Tours. While seeing stations is nice, sometimes the interesting part is...