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- The New York Transit Museum
- Shore Line Trolley Museum/Branford Electric Railway Association
Tag Archives: Parks
This past week my cousin, a young mother, lost her long battle with cancer.
My birthday fell on a Saturday this year and it was likely to be a beautiful day, so why not try to get people to come out and celebrate it with me? Since it was my day I’d get to … Continue reading
I was super excited to ride my first nostalgia train since the holidays. The particular ones I was to ride this day were Lo-Vs, even older than the “Arnines” I rode over the holidays. Lo-V stands for low voltage – … Continue reading
I don’t remember how the plan to try to walk to work first came about. Probably a few things inspired it – my excursion to and fascination with Tibbetts Brook Park and its pedestrian bridge (a path through the park … Continue reading
I spent a considerable amount of time deciding where to go on this most recent excursion. It came to me less easily – I reviewed my whole future excursions list and discussed the choice with some friends before settling on … Continue reading
My fellow explorer and I discussed many possibilities of where to go this Saturday. He sent me a link about the Freedom Tunnel (much less patriotic than it sounds). It’s an Amtrak train tunnel that runs underneath Riverside Park and is home … Continue reading
For the past six years (come November 15), I’ve driven the Saw Mill Parkway to the Cross County Parkway and the reverse five days a week every week. It’s my commute! I’ve always said I’m lucky – first, to live … Continue reading
I was thinking of a beautiful place to take pictures with my sister who was coming in town for a short bit. For some reason I was drawn to the parks in upper Manhattan. That happens sometimes with these spaces … Continue reading