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By David D. Morrison,Valerie Pakaluk

Chartered in 1834 to supply a course among ny urban and Boston, the new york Rail street ran from the Brooklyn waterfront throughout the middle of big apple to Greenport. The railroad served the rural marketplace on ny till branches and competing traces ultimately constructed at the north and south shorelines of the island and several other hundred passenger stations have been equipped. After Penn Station used to be opened in 1910, the variety of passengers commuting among ny and ny started to multiply. at the present time, 100 twenty-five stations serve the ny Rail highway. new york Rail highway Stations comprises classic postcards of the outdated Penn Station, which used to be demolished within the mid-1960s; the Grand Stairway on the woodland Hills Station, the place Theodore Roosevelt introduced his recognized unification speech on July four, 1917; and the Amagansett station development, the place Nazi spies boarded a teach certain for brand spanking new York urban on June thirteen, 1942. a number of the old stations featured during this publication were preserved by way of neighborhood maintenance teams, whereas others were changed with sleek structures to deal with the passengers who trip at the nation's greatest commuter railroad.

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