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Goldens Bridge, Express train to NYC

Goldens Bridge, Express train to NYC

An express train to New York City heads southbound along the Harlem Division through Goldens Bridge.
Thornwood Station

Thornwood Station

When the Harlem Line north of White Plains was being electrified, all stations were required to have an updated high-level platform. Due to the track curvature at Thornwood it was not a good candidate for this upgrade, and the station was closed in 1984. By this time the old station depictured in this postcard had been replaced by a squat brick structure, which still stands and is occupied by the local Chamber of Commerce.
Scarsdale Before and After

Scarsdale Before and After

Two views of two stations at Scarsdale. The station in the second image still stands, completed in 1902 and designed by Reed and Stem in the Tudor Revival style to match other local buildings.
Mount Kisco Railroad crossing

Mount Kisco Railroad crossing

View of the grade crossing at Main Street in Mount Kisco. Today Main Street has been grade separated, and travels over the Harlem's tracks.
Katonah station

Katonah station

Postcard view of the station at Katonah, constructed in 1910 and now privately owned.
Purdys Station

Purdys Station

Postcard showing the station at Purdys, which was demolished to make way for the construction of I-684.
Scarsdale station

Scarsdale station

Postcard depicting the Tudor revival station at Scarsdale, constructed in 1902.
Valhalla, Railroad Avenue

Valhalla, Railroad Avenue

Postcard showing Railroad Avenue, located near the Kensico Cemetery, in Valhalla.
Mount Vernon - Yonkers Trolley

Mount Vernon - Yonkers Trolley

The old bridge over the Bronx River carries the Mount Vernon to Yonkers trolley in this postcard view. The river serves as a natural boundary between the two cities. Mount Vernon West station is visible in the background. The current bridge at this location was constructed in 1954.
White Plains Station and Platform

White Plains Station and Platform

Postcard of the station and platform at White Plains, prior to 1914 when a new station by Warren & Wetmore was constructed.
Depot Square, Tuckahoe

Depot Square, Tuckahoe

Centerpiece of the village of Tuckahoe, Depot Square features the notable Tuckahoe Village Hall, constructed in 1911, and the train station, both visible in this postcard view. The train station now hosts a Starbucks, and the Village Hall is now the Westchester Italian Cultural Center.
Mount Kisco Wood Working Company

Mount Kisco Wood Working Company

Located approximately one half mile north of Mount Kisco station, Mount Kisco Wood Working's shop was adjacent to the Harlem's tracks on Hubbell's Drive. Today Hubbell's Drive no longer crosses at grade, but finishes at a dead end on the west side of the tracks. On the east side of the tracks is the Mount Kisco Commons strip mall.
Hawthorne station

Hawthorne station

Postcard view of the stone station at Hawthorne, similar in style to neighbor Pleasantville, constructed circa 1905 and demolished circa 1950.
White Plains Electric Service

White Plains Electric Service

Scene at White Plains, prior to 1914 when a new station by Warren & Wetmore was constructed, and after 1907 when service on the Electric division commenced.
Bronxville Station and Hotel Gramatan

Bronxville Station and Hotel Gramatan

Bronxville station, completed in 1917, was constructed in the Mission Revival style, intended to match the nearby Hotel Gramatan, which was likewise in that style. The hotel is the building located behind the station and tree line in this postcard view.
Bedford Hills

Bedford Hills

Postcard depiction of the station, tracks, and platform at Bedford Hills.
Bedford Hills station

Bedford Hills station

Postcard view of the station at Bedford Hills. The station still stands and has been adaptively reused for retail purposes.