Book Signing - Lecture

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Sat Jan 14 2017, 1:00 pm

SUNNYSIDE YARD & HELL GATE BRIDGE (Arcadia Press)

Book Signing and Lecture with DAVID MORRISON – Railroad Historian

SATURDAY, January 14th @ 1:00 P.M. in the G.A.H.S. Lecture Hall

A HELL GATE BRIDGE CENTENNIAL PROGRAM (2016-2017)

Sunnyside Yard, opened in 1910, remains the world’s largest railroad passenger car storage yard. In 1930 there were 79 tracks with a capacity for 1,100 cars.

David Morrison, a retired branch line manager of the Long Island Rail Road, gives us a tour of the yards as well as the mighty Hell Gate Bridge.

A limited number of books will be available for purchase.

Free!

This program is supported by public funds from the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Additional support provided by the membership of the Greater Astoria Historical Society.