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Tuesday Tour of the Hudson Line: Croton-Harmon Trains History Photos Tuesday Tours

As I mentioned last week, today’s stop on our Tuesday Tour is one of the least attractive stations on the Hudson Line, Croton-Harmon. You have to have mixed feelings about this place, because despite not looking all that spectacular, there’s a lot of action going on here. Not only does...

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Tuesday Tour of the Port Jervis Line: Harriman Trains History Photos Tuesday Tours

  The two above photos were on a single postcard, showing the old and new stations at Harriman. The station at left was known as Turners, and was replaced with the station on the right in 1911. From the collection of Steve Swirsky. As we continue north on our tour...

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Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Noroton Heights Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Noroton Heights, circa 1920. Image is from a postcard that was for sale on eBay, labeled as Norton Heights. Today’s station visit on our tour of the New Haven Line may deserve the title of “Most frequently misspelled Metro-North station,” which certainly made researching it for today fun. Noroton Heights...

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

  Riverside station in 1954 In-between the stations of Cos Cob and Old Greenwich on the New Haven main line, lies the station of Riverside. A journey to Grand Central, approximately 30 miles, takes around an hour. Four tracks run through Riverside, and two platforms run alongside the two outer...

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Tuesday Tour of the New Haven Line: Port Chester Trains Photos Tuesday Tours

Today’s visit on the New Haven Line is to Port Chester, which I must admit, is one of my favorites along the line. If one was to compile a list of the more noteworthy New Haven Line stations, Port Chester probably wouldn’t be on it… yet it would rank high...

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

Postcard of Greenwich station Growing up as a kid in Connecticut, probably the only thing I knew about Greenwich was that was where rich people lived. As completely illogical as it sounds, I almost expected that the train station there would have a platform paved with gold… or at least...

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