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New York, Westchester & Boston Railway (NYW&B) Centennial Celebration

posted May 21, 2012, 8:14 AM by Richard Seither   [ updated May 21, 2012, 8:19 AM ]

New York, Westchester & Boston Railway (NYW&B) Centennial Celebration - July 14, 2012 - New Rochelle,NY

Join us on July 14 to Celebrate the Centennial of America's Finest Suburban Railway!

The New York, Westchester & Boston Railway (NYW&B) opened to the public on May 29, 1912, stretching 21 miles from White Plains in suburban Westchester County to Harlem River Terminal in the Bronx. For twenty five years, "The Westchester" carried the faithful in growing numbers until the economic realities of the 1930s caught up with the railroad that was built ahead of its time. The NYW&B passed into the history books on the last day of 1937, but the last chapter of this storied line has yet to be told...
 
Thanks to the New Rochelle Public Library We will be using the Theatre and Meeting Room at the New Rochelle Public Library to host our event. Join us for a day of informative and commemorative presentations, followed by bus tours.

For more information, visit http://www.nywbry.com/nywb100.php
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