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Re: Dyre Avenue IRT anniversary

Posted by Chris R16/R2730 on Thu May 17 14:10:30 2012, in response to Re: Dyre Avenue IRT anniversary, posted by G1Ravage on Thu May 17 00:06:11 2012.

Once you get north of Kingsbridge Road, the ROW has been utterly obliterated. What makes the NYW&B abandonment different from most others was that it was actively and deliberately destroyed (to avoid having a hefty potential 1946 bond payment). Other railroads are simply left to rot, this one was systematically destroyed.

Again, one of the sadder RR stories out there.


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