Thursday, January 10, 2013

East Syracuse in 1940


New York Central's DeWitt hump yard was a busy place when this photo was snapped by a Syracuse Post-Standard photographer in 1940 from Rotnour bridge in East Syracuse. View is looking east towards Minoa. At the time the railroad employed more than 2,000 people locally.


New York & Oswego Midland Railroad Depot at Oriskany Falls, 1870s

Photo taken between 1876 and 1882 shows a train with a DL&W engine at a time when the Utica, Clinton & Binghamton division of t...