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|New York Central's Mohawk Division from Albany to Syracuse was part of the original New York Central Railroad chartered in 1853.||11/14/2005||946|
|The former New York Central Putnam Division connected with the Hudson Division at this point. A section of track remains with some railroad cars spotted on it. Fly over the location and see what remains.||10/16/2005||1,108|
|The Central New England Railway (CNE) was a railroad across northern Connecticut and west across the Hudson River in New York. |
It eventually became part of the Poughkeepsie Bridge Route (an alliance between railroads for a passenger route from Washington to Boston) and later a line of the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
|Ride the former New York Central from Albany to Harmon. Based on a 1949 Employee Timetable. Shows all stations and signal towers||09/24/2005||2,039|
|All about the railroads that ran around Utica, New York.|
Railroads are coded as follows:
"A" = Adirondack & St Lawrence Div
"D" = Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
"M" = Mohawk Division (mainline NY Central)
"N" = New York, Ontario & Western
"W" = West Shore
See the Utica Railroad Page
|The National New York Central Railroad Museum. Several trains in this picture include a L3a "Mohawk", 4-8-2, steam locomotive,#3001 and a PennsyRR, GG-1 electric locomotive built in 1939.||06/20/2007||561|
|The Ford Motor Company was Green Island's (upstate New York) largest employer from 1923, when Henry Ford opened a plant in Green Island, until 1988, when the plant closed.|
While rail service to this plant was furnished by the Delaware & Hudson Railroad, there was a connection to the Troy & Schenectady branch of the New York Central Railroad.
This is a pictorial "tr...
|This siding served the CONDEC plant (former ALCO tank test track) on Hillside Avenue in Schenectady, New York. It was abandoned over 20 years ago, but its path is still easy to follow. The factory still exists and makes school busses.|
This railroad was part of the New York Central's Troy & Schenectady branch. The T&S was part of the original New York Central system formed in 1853...
|The Troy & Schenectady Railroad was part of the original New York Central organized in 1853. It is now abandoned and is a bike path. Ride the route of the T&S and see where it went.||09/24/2005||1,756|
|Webb's Wilderness Railroad opened up the Adirondack wilderness. Although educated as a physician, William Seward Webb built two hundred miles of railroad and opened up the Adirondack wilderness where others had failed. New York Central Railroad tracks reached into the Adirondacks. See where the tracks went!||10/07/2005||957|
|Sharing the Water Level Route with the New York Central was the West Shore; first as a competitor; later a subsidiary. Signal stations and other points of interest are identified. Based on a 1949 Employee Timetable.||09/22/2005||2,526|
|Rooting through old magazines on a rainy Sunday afternoon, I came to an old National Railway Historical Society Bulletin and saw an article by Edgar T. Mead on a train trip from New York City to Choate School which is located in Wallingford, Connecticut which he made in 1937. The trip was made over the former New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad. In 1988, I wrote an article about what we ha...||09/26/2005||1,039|