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If you have photos, send them in: [mailto:info@existingstations.com email me]. A small credit line at the bottom is helpful, although I can add it. The photos of the old site were small to save space back in 1996. Now I'm standardizing on something around 1600 pixels wide.
If you have photos, send them in: [mailto:info@existingstations.com email me]. A small credit line at the bottom is helpful, although I can add it. The photos of the old site were small to save space back in 1996. Now I'm standardizing on something around 1600 pixels wide.


See the FAQ for what the column headings mean.
[[FAQ|See the FAQ]] for what the column headings mean.


—Charles Woolever
—Charles Woolever
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*October 3, 2021 - Started [[Herkimer]] County with updated photos and data.
*May 14, 2022 - Added the NYC Carter passenger flagstop, [[Herkimer]] County. It's been moved not far from where it was originally in use. Thanks to Matt Giardino.
*Sept 22, 2021 - Removed the D&H's Greenfield ([[Saratoga]]) station that was off South Greenfield Rd. The owners recently tore it down. This should not be confused with the Kings station near Greenfield off Route 9N and Porter Corners Rd.
*May 14, 2022 - Finally got a photos for NYC Woodgate, [[Oneida]], and NYC Big Moose, [[Herkimer]] Counties. Thanks to Matt Giardino for taking them.
*Sept 19, 2021 - Finished [[Madison]] County with updated photos and data. Removed the O&W Stockbridge depot as it's now gone. Also, the WS Rippleton station has been moved again and I need to locate it. I have some info.
*May 13, 2022 - Finally got a photo for NYC Beaver River [[Herkimer]] County. Thanks to Matt Giardino for taking it.
*Sept 19, 2021 - Removed the New York & New Jersey's Bardonia ([[Rockland]]) station that was at SR 304 and Bardonia Rd. It's now a CVS.
*May 9, 2022 - Added a New York Central freight house photo in Buffalo, [[Erie]] County. The photo is for the last "NYC Buffalo F" entry. This marks Erie as fully updated with new photos.
*Sept 5, 2021 - Finished [[Montgomery]] County with updated photos and data. Removed the FJ&G Albany Bush depot as it's now gone.
*May 1, 2022 - Updated [[Otsego]] County with new photos and updated information. Removed the D&H freight house in Otego. It has been torn down. Added the SNY Jordanville station photo in [[Herkimer]] County.
*Sept 5, 2021 - Finished [[Fulton]] County with updated photos and data.
*April 2, 2022 - Updated most of [[Herkimer]] County. Still missing three. Can you help?
*Sept 5, 2021 - Finished [[Schoharie]] County with updated photos and data. Finally got a photo for the D&H Barnerville shelter. The U&D depot in South Gilboa with be tackled with [[Delaware]] County.
*March 3, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for [[Columbia]] County with the help of Fred Heggi.
*Sept 5, 2021 - Added the D&H shelter for Delanson to [[Schenectady]] County with a photo.
*February 27, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for [[Rockland]] and [[Warren]] Counties with the help of Fred Heggi.
*July 25, 2021 - Started [[Oneida]] County with updated photos and data (the updated ones have lat/long info). The DL&W depot at Washington Mills is removed, torn down in 2020. The Oneida Railway's Building #269 is added.
*February 25, 2022 - Added the LV station in Cayuta, [[Schuyler]] County. It's been moved and is now a house. I have a temporary photo up and need to get a better one. Thanks to Keith Bednar for this one.
*July 10, 2021 - Finished [[Chenango]] County with updated photos and data.
*February 25, 2022 - Added the Western New York and Pennsylvania Traction waiting room and office in Olean, [[Cattaraugus]] County. Thanks to John Redden for this one.
*July 10, 2021 - Finished [[Broome]] County with updated photos and data for Windsor and Ninevah.
*February 24, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for [[Dutchess]] and [[Orange]] Counties with the help of Fred Heggi.
*June 20, 2021 - Added a photo for the newly discovered NYC Le Roy station, [[Genesee]] County.
*February 19, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for [[Bronx]] and [[Queens]] Counties with the help of Fred Heggi. Only seven remaining. Can you help?
*June 13, 2021 - Finished [[Oswego]] County with updated photos and data. Added the O&W freight house for Phoenix. This became a snowmobile clubhouse and now a house. It sits in its original position with the former tracks a trail of sorts. Thanks to a tip and some additional tax research on my part.
*February 14, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for [[Westchester]] County with the help of Fred Heggi. Only ten remaining. Can you help?
*June 11, 2021 - Going back through the counties I've updated with new photos and changing the Lat/Long to a clickable link to Google Maps.
*February 8, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for [[Suffolk]] County with the help of Fred Heggi. Only four remaining. Can you help?
*June 5, 2021 - Several updates to the data for [[Orange]] County. This includes the addition of the Erie's Houghton Farm and Bullville station. Thanks to Alex Prizgintas for undertaking this county.
*February 7, 2022 - Well, slow went to fast for updating the photos for [[Nassau]] County with the help of Fred Heggi. Only one photo left to update.
*February 2, 2022 - Slowly updating the photos for [[Nassau]] County with the help of Fred Heggi.
* Please send updated photos in. See email below. Please try to send full-sized photos from your cell or other digital camera. A tip - if you are looking at a county, click the photo. You'll see a large version along with a history of the photos for that station below the photo. Most right now are going to have one photo. But if you look at a county I've updated, like Orleans, you'll see the current photo and an older photo. That gives you a chance to see how the station has changed. Also, if you click the main photo and it's been updated, you can see a larger version of it.
* Please send updated photos in. See email below. Please try to send full-sized photos from your cell or other digital camera. A tip - if you are looking at a county, click the photo. You'll see a large version along with a history of the photos for that station below the photo. Most right now are going to have one photo. But if you look at a county I've updated, like Orleans, you'll see the current photo and an older photo. That gives you a chance to see how the station has changed. Also, if you click the main photo and it's been updated, you can see a larger version of it.
* I'll be changing the Street column over to latitude & longitude. As I work through the counties updating photos, I've noticed not only the ones with missing streets but towns that have changed street names, especially those short or dead-end streets typically found around railroad stations. So "Railroad Street" where the railroad no longer runs becomes "Veterans Way", for example. Instead of dealing with all of that, I'll just convert it to Lat/Long.
* I'll be changing the Street column over to latitude & longitude. As I work through the counties updating photos, I've noticed not only the ones with missing streets but towns that have changed street names, especially those short or dead-end streets typically found around railroad stations. So "Railroad Street" where the railroad no longer runs becomes "Veterans Way", for example. Instead of dealing with all of that, I'll just convert it to Lat/Long.

Revision as of 15:07, 14 May 2022

In the early 1990s, I had been compiling a database of existing railroad stations in New York. After gathering about 200 stations, I decided to construct a web site. While researching these stations has been personally rewarding, I feel that sharing this information on the Internet helps others who are interested in the history and preservation of classic railroad stations.

This site has been in place since 1996 and was the first of its type, cataloging railroad stations by state, on the Internet. Subsequent states followed such as, for PA, NH, and OH.

If you have photos, send them in: email me. A small credit line at the bottom is helpful, although I can add it. The photos of the old site were small to save space back in 1996. Now I'm standardizing on something around 1600 pixels wide.

See the FAQ for what the column headings mean.

—Charles Woolever

Recent Updates

  • May 14, 2022 - Added the NYC Carter passenger flagstop, Herkimer County. It's been moved not far from where it was originally in use. Thanks to Matt Giardino.
  • May 14, 2022 - Finally got a photos for NYC Woodgate, Oneida, and NYC Big Moose, Herkimer Counties. Thanks to Matt Giardino for taking them.
  • May 13, 2022 - Finally got a photo for NYC Beaver River Herkimer County. Thanks to Matt Giardino for taking it.
  • May 9, 2022 - Added a New York Central freight house photo in Buffalo, Erie County. The photo is for the last "NYC Buffalo F" entry. This marks Erie as fully updated with new photos.
  • May 1, 2022 - Updated Otsego County with new photos and updated information. Removed the D&H freight house in Otego. It has been torn down. Added the SNY Jordanville station photo in Herkimer County.
  • April 2, 2022 - Updated most of Herkimer County. Still missing three. Can you help?
  • March 3, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for Columbia County with the help of Fred Heggi.
  • February 27, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for Rockland and Warren Counties with the help of Fred Heggi.
  • February 25, 2022 - Added the LV station in Cayuta, Schuyler County. It's been moved and is now a house. I have a temporary photo up and need to get a better one. Thanks to Keith Bednar for this one.
  • February 25, 2022 - Added the Western New York and Pennsylvania Traction waiting room and office in Olean, Cattaraugus County. Thanks to John Redden for this one.
  • February 24, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for Dutchess and Orange Counties with the help of Fred Heggi.
  • February 19, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for Bronx and Queens Counties with the help of Fred Heggi. Only seven remaining. Can you help?
  • February 14, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for Westchester County with the help of Fred Heggi. Only ten remaining. Can you help?
  • February 8, 2022 - Made a lot of progress on updating photos for Suffolk County with the help of Fred Heggi. Only four remaining. Can you help?
  • February 7, 2022 - Well, slow went to fast for updating the photos for Nassau County with the help of Fred Heggi. Only one photo left to update.
  • February 2, 2022 - Slowly updating the photos for Nassau County with the help of Fred Heggi.
  • Please send updated photos in. See email below. Please try to send full-sized photos from your cell or other digital camera. A tip - if you are looking at a county, click the photo. You'll see a large version along with a history of the photos for that station below the photo. Most right now are going to have one photo. But if you look at a county I've updated, like Orleans, you'll see the current photo and an older photo. That gives you a chance to see how the station has changed. Also, if you click the main photo and it's been updated, you can see a larger version of it.
  • I'll be changing the Street column over to latitude & longitude. As I work through the counties updating photos, I've noticed not only the ones with missing streets but towns that have changed street names, especially those short or dead-end streets typically found around railroad stations. So "Railroad Street" where the railroad no longer runs becomes "Veterans Way", for example. Instead of dealing with all of that, I'll just convert it to Lat/Long.
  • November 2019 Re-Launch - I've converted this site to a Wiki format to make it easier to maintain. I went through over 200 emails that I received since I last updated the (old) site, and you may notice fewer stations on each county page. The majority of these removals were due to fires or tear-downs. I've also updated some photos and other facts that were sent to me. I still have emails I'm going through, so stay tuned for more updates.
  • If you have photos, send them in: email me. A small credit line at the bottom is helpful, although I can add it. The photos of the old site were small to save space back in 1996. Now I'm standardizing on something around 1600 pixels wide.

Counties

Links

Links to other NY station sites and a few in the rest of the U.S.

Verify

Please check here and help locate missing stations.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions.