Several graffiti artists told me there was a railroad locomotive stuffed far back behind rows of cars at a nearby rail yard – seemingly abandoned. Given the high value of these large american made beasts, it seemed rather unlikely – but sure enough, there it was.
Edmund Fitzgeralrd was here!
A piece of the LIRR rusting in pieces.
Railway Rubbish Rusting Away
I haven’t really mentioned Freight trains much in the blog, so let me go right ahead and change that, right now. The NY Times had this gem of a piece last week that is worth noting if you’re into NY infrastructure and how stuff gets moved around town. Of note in this article is this […]
Exposing the faulty cleanup of the abandoned Port Morris Branch
We’ve seen some reporting as of late on ‘The Bronx Swamp’. I’m not honestly sure who began calling this abandoned freight rail line by this name but it is a very inaccurate one that doesn’t tell of the location’s true rich history. This section of track is much better known as the Port Morris branch, […]