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Re: 2012 Edition of Tracks of the NYC Subway

Posted by VictorM on Tue Jul 10 11:53:11 2012, in response to Re: 2012 Edition of Tracks of the NYC Subway, posted by Dyre Dan on Tue Jul 10 07:49:48 2012.

The following 1924 aerial view link answers your question about West Farms Square Yard. You were correct that the original station was further south:
It appears there was a repair shop at that location.
You mentional express runs on the old els. There was an even longer one on the 3rd avenue el from 42 St to 106 St. I rode it in 1952, but was disappointed the train never went faster than about 35MPH.


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