New York State Railroad Timetables Found in Old Newspapers

a nostalgic look back...

There's a treasure chest of charming info from yesteyear available on the internet if you know where to look. The NYS Historic Newspapers project  has an enormous array of digitized newspapers from the 1800s and early 1900s. It's fascinting to browse through them—seeing not only advertisements and train schedules during this time period—but also articles and opinions of events—both local and global—unfolding at the time.

New York Central Railroad

About the Railroad Line: New York Central | Map

Newspaper Timetable Source: The Daily Saratogian - July 06, 1895; Chatham Courier - July 31, 1901

1895   Chatham
New York Central RR Timetable   New York Central RR Timetable

West Shore Railroad

About the Railroad Line: West Shore | Map

Newspaper Timetable Source: Catskill Recorder - December 07, 1894

est Shore RR Timetable

Boston and Albany Railroad (B&A)

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Newspaper Timetable Source: Chatham Courier - July 31, 1901

Boston and Albany RR Timetable

Fitchburg Railroad

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Newspaper Timetable Source:

Fitchburg RR Timetable

Delaware & Hudson Railway (D&H)

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Newspaper Timetable Source: 1895 - The Daily Saratogian - July 06, 1895

1890   1895
D&H 1890 RR Timetable   D&H 1895 RR Timetable

Central New England Railway (CNE)

About the Railroad Line: Central New England | Map

Newspaper Timetable Source:

 RR Timetable

Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad (ND&C)

About the Railroad Line: Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut | Map

Newspaper Timetable Source: Poughkeepsie Eagle - November 27, 1889

Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut RR Timetable

Mt. McGregor Railroad

About the Railroad Line: Mount McGregor

Newspaper Timetable Source: The Daily Saratogian - July 06, 1895

Mt. McGregor RR Timetable

Albany & Hudson Railroad

About the Railroad Line: Albany & Hudson Fastline| Map and Details | Future Trail Info

Newspaper Timetable Source: Chatham Courier - July 31, 1901

 RR Timetable

Catskill Mountain Railway

About the Railroad Line: Catskill Mountain Railway | Map | Details / History

Note: THis schedule was pulled from a December Newspaper. The trains to the Otis Incline Railway only ran in the summer months.

Newspaper Timetable Source: Catskill Recorder - December 07, 1894

 RR Timetable

Ithaca, NY

Historical Railroad Details and Map

About the Railroads:

Newspaper Timetable Source: Ithaca Weekly Journal - June 14, 1890 and May 10, 1900

1890   1900
 
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