RAILROAD HISTORY IN WESTCHESTER
Title: RAILROAD HISTORY IN WESTCHESTER
Location: John C. Hart Memorial Library, 1130 East Main St. Shrub Oak, NY
Description: By Kent Patterson, author of “RAILS AROUND WESTCHESTER COUNTY”. Kent will present an historical and photographic perspective about the County’s railroad and trolley lines dating back to the 1830s.
After a long career on Metro-North Railroad, Kent pursued his interest in the history of local transportation including his book “Westchester County Airport”.
Prior to the current Metro-North system, how many principal rail lines tracked through Westchester? What electric trolleys traversed the area? Join us as we hop aboard a train or trolley and ride the rails in words and pictures.
Start Time: 19:00
End Time: 21:00
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