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|July 30, 2010 ||Jesse ||Larchmont ||I am an avid, lifelong fan of the NYW&BR...and so, how do I become a "friend"? |
|July 31, 2010 ||Sil ||Pelham ||Excellent website. I support your cause! Lets hope there is funding to restore the bridge and make it a more useful part of the community. |
|August 16, 2010 ||Nina ||Mt. Vernon ||My 4 year old absolutely loves trains. Because of him, I remembered people talking about remnants from an old train line when I was growing up and I went to find out more information about it. When I realized there was a train line that once stopped at so many places I drive to daily I couldn't believe it. There seems to be so little information and so little being actively preserved, easily located, shared, and enjoyed from the NYW&B that it just doesn't make sense. It would be wonderful if this part of the NYW&B could be saved and turned into a major piece of a park. I know my son and I would love it. Looking at the old train route, I still can't help but wonder how much different my life would be if the train remained running. |
|August 26, 2010 ||Travelsonic ||Westchester ||I want to start a campaign similar to the one being done to save the overpass in Pelham, but for another NYW&B relic. Catenary bridge #1 just north of West Farms junction still stands, with a couple of other wire/electrical structures. It is, to my knowledge, the LAST purely NYW&B catenary tower. "In addition to carrying the westward home boards, it was at this point that the overhead power switched from NYNH&H to NYW&B" according to a railroad.net forum post. |
|November 2, 2010 ||Steven || ||This is a praiseworthy effort to save one of the few remaining prominent architectural features of what was once an amazing transit system. Removing the Highbrook Bridge would have a devastating impact on the surrounding community. It should be preserved, and I support your efforts to do so. |
|November 12, 2010 ||Henry ||Long Island ||I grew up in Mt. Vernon and now live on Long Island. I applaud your efforts to save this beautiful bridge. |
|March 13, 2011 ||Rob ||Pelham ||Visionary idea for Pelham! |
|April 5, 2011 ||Sean || || I have for a long time been an avid researcher of the history of the NYW&B. I think this is a terrific and worthwhile effort. I wish you all the best of luck and hope to get good news via the email list. |
|June 27, 2011 ||John || ||I grew up in a house that abuts the bridge, and back in the 1970s, the bridge and surrounding undeveloped areas was a major playground for the neighborhood kids. Good luck. |
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