Category Archives: Railroads

Choo Choo: A Guide to the History of Railroads in the Hudson Valley

By Jake Spies Once upon a time, transportation in the Hudson Valley was a challenge to say the least. ┬áTraveling across the Hudson River was vital to trade, as a large percentage of American manufacturing was done in New York … Continue reading

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Imprinted in the Hudson Valley; Early Train Development Connects People and Places

By Sarah Muskin In the early nineteenth century railroads began to emerge as a major transportation means in the Hudson Valley. Many originally acted as supplements to the canals in New York State, which had been a method of transport … Continue reading

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