Nov 28, 2009

Where Ghost Passengers Await Very Late Trains

(NYTimes) ... THE Bronx stations of the old New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad are like a string of pearls — a very broken string. Some have been lost, and others are being slowly crushed by the boot of time.
Built in 1908 and designed by Cass Gilbert, those that have not been demolished are near collapse, like the Westchester Avenue station. It is a sublime glazed terra-cotta temple, its little tragedy now exposed on all four sides with the opening of the new Concrete Plant Park. Continued

Photo: Westchester Avenue station Jim.henderson/Wikipedia