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Springtime Exploration: The Beacon Line History Photos

As April has now arrived, we look forward to the spring, to warmer weather, and lovely green leaves on the trees. It seems, as well, like a decent time to explore some of the lesser-known railroad infrastructure in the area. Most regular riders of Metro-North are familiar with the railroad’s...

Random photos from a weekend full of trains… 4

Random photos from a weekend full of trains… Trains Photos

I hope everyone had a spectacular weekend… Although I managed to get slightly sunburnt, we certainly had some lovely weather! Maybe you even partook in some of the events for National Train Day in Grand Central? I saw quite a few of you there, apologies to the folks I never...

Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line (Part 7) 3

Sending Postcards from the Harlem Line (Part 7) Trains History Photos

Admit it, readers – somewhere in the back of your head you were wondering when I’d get around to showing you more railroad-themed postcards. My postcard collecting addiction has been well documented, and roughly every other month I do a new post full of my newly acquired cards. Today’s lineup...

1895 Book, Health and pleasure on “America’s greatest railroad.”

1895 Book, Health and pleasure on “America’s greatest railroad.”

[pdf-ppt-viewer href=”http://www.iridetheharlemline.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/1895_harlemdivision2.pdf” width=”600″ height=”500″] Excerpt from Health and pleasure on “America’s greatest railroad.” By New York Central and Hudson River Railroad Company Found on Google Books