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  New York Central Railroad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A new direct line opened from Buffalo east to Batavia on April 26, 1852, and the old line between Depew (east of Buffalo) and Attica was sold to the Buffalo and New York City Railroad on November 1.
It was leased to the New York Central in 1853 and merged in 1855.
The Saratoga and Hudson River Railroad was chartered in 1864 and opened in 1866 as a branch of the New York Central from Athens Junction, southeast of Schenectady, southeast and south to Athens on the west side of the Hudson River.
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 Encyclopedia: Central New York
Central New York is a term used to describe the central region of Upstate New York, roughly including the following counties and cities: Figures of speech and shorthands are called terms of language.
The Southern Tier is a geographical term that refers to the counties of upstate New York State west of the Catskill Mountains along the northern border of Pennsylvania, with the exception of the counties in the far west of the state near the city of Buffalo.
The Riverhead is a hamlet in the Town of Riverhead in Suffolk County, New York.
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 New York Central - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about New York Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The small lines across central New York from which the New York Central was created were built to rival the Erie Canal, and had demonstrated the efficiency of rail as an alternative to barge transport.
The Central originally linked Buffalo and Albany, and connected in the east with two lines running south to New York City – the New York and Harlem (1831; via Chatham) and the Hudson River Railroad (1846; via Hudson, Poughkeepsie, and Peekskill); these later became branches of its system.
The Central long dominated New York City rail traffic, as the Pennsylvania and Erie railroads and other competitors had to run a ferry service to the city from their termini in New Jersey.
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 New York Central -- Historical Information, Mohawk & Hudson Chapter, National Railway Historical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
However, the New York and Albany never materlialized, and it was the New York and Harlem that assumed the broadened charter of the New York and Albany and built north through the Harlem Valley, by 1852 reaching the Western Railroad of Massachusetts (later the Boston and Albany) in Chatham.
In 1880 the BandA was acquired by the New York Central during the development of the J. Morgan-era "communities of interest." It was formally consolidated with New York Central and Hudson River Railroad in 1900.
This new route connected the New York Central mainline at Hoffman's, seven or eight miles northwest of Schenectady, with the West Shore line, which was located on the south side of the Mohawk River.
www.crisny.org /not-for-profit/railroad/nyc_hist.htm   (6036 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - New York Central RR, Business & Occupation, (Businesses And Occupations) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
New York Central trains reached as far west as St. Louis, with trunk lines in six states.
By 1930, having absorbed other large railroads, the New York Central was one of the leading railroads connecting the Eastern seaboard with Midwestern cities.
The New York Central was responsible for many technological innovations, including the first sleeping car, the first high-powered brakes, and the first centralized traffic-control system.
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 New York Central Mutual Insurance Co. tells PIANY: Education and technology are essential
Representing New York Central Mutual were President and CEO Dan Robinson and Senior Vice President Jeffrey Barrett.
New York Central Mutual indicated it is pleased with its position in the New York state market and will continue to be an active player.
According to New York Central Mutual, the Internet not only serves to educate consumers and explain various insurance policies, but also needs to be used in making the insurance process simpler for both agents and insureds.
www.piaonline.org /ncs/NYCMI.shtml   (408 words)

  
 New York Central Railroad
The Penn Central was born amid great expectations and promises on February 1,1968 by the merger of the New York Central System into the Pennsylvania Railroad on that date.
Before the world of passenger trains collapsed in the 1950's, the New York Central was one of the nation's premier passenger railroads.
In the 1920's, one of the biggest projects of the NY Central of this era was the Castleton Cutoff which would replace the grades and drawbridge at Albany with a high-level river crossing several miles south of Albany.
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 Central New York Freedom Trail
Central New York State, between Rochester and Utica, was home to many of the most significant events and participants in the great reform movements of the nineteenth century.
The Preservation Association of Central New York has determined to work with local governments and historical societies, churches, tourism authorities and local communities to develop and preserve the historical records and assets of Central New York related to the Underground Railroad, and the Women's Rights movement of the 19th century.
By initiating action in 1997, it is intended to position the Central New York area in a leadership role in the state and national Freedom Trail efforts, and to develop the area's maximum potential for historical preservation, education and tourism in 1998.
www.nyhistory.com /cnyft   (1320 words)

  
 New York Central Railroad -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The New York Central had a distinctive character; unlike its arch rival the (Click link for more info and facts about Pennsylvania Railroad) Pennsylvania Railroad's mountainous terrain, the NYC was best known as the Water Level Route; most of its major routes, including New York to Chicago, followed rivers and had no significant grades.
(A locomotive powered by a steam engine) Steam locomotives of the New York Central were optimized for speed on that flat raceway of a main line, rather than slow mountain lugging.
Despite having some of the most modern (A locomotive powered by a steam engine) steam locomotives anywhere, the NYC dieselized rapidly, conscious of its by then difficult financial position and the potential relief that more economical (A locomotive driven by the electric current generated by a diesel engine) diesel-electric power could bring.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/n/ne/new_york_central_railroad.htm   (777 words)

  
 JeffPo's New York Central Lantern Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The New York Central Railroad was founded in 1853 by a merger of ten railroads.
Headquartered in New York, it served a large portion of the area with extensive tracks in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Massachusetts, and New England.
The New York Central was known as a “water level route”, which meant most of its routes followed rivers and didn’t have significant grade.
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 Homepage
The station is located where the New York Central's Auburn Branch met the Skaneateles Short Line railroad in Hartlot.
Centralized Train Control (CTC) is coordinated from a booth with a control panel that is built into the old trackside bay window of the station.
The locomotives of the Finger Lakes railroad are painted in the traditional Lightning Stripe scheme of the New York Central with the only difference being the lettering for Finger Lakes Railroad instead of New York Central and of course these locomotives are a little bit more modern than the diesels of the old NYC.
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 National New York Central Railroad Museum - Tour
The new O'gauge train layout is housed in an adjacent room and is open to the public year round.
This locomotive, NYC #4085,was the lead locomotive of East bound 20th Century Limited when it left Chicago bound for New York City for the last time on December 3, 1967.
The 4085 as she was during Penn Central.
www.nycrrmuseum.org /tour.html   (535 words)

  
 New York Central Passenger
New York Central bought almost 1500 of these cars, from 7 different builders, between 1911 and 1930.
Since NYC has no system for type designation, these cars were simply called the "Standard Steel Coaches", or the "Spec 700" cars after the specification NYC issued to the car builders.
The Pacemaker was the premier all-coach train on the New York Central's "Water Level Route" from New York City to Chicago.
www.banksofthesusquehanna.com /MMnyc.html   (496 words)

  
 Trains (New York Central)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The New York Central was founded in 1853, it was made of 10 small railroads that paralleled the Erie Canal between Albany and Buffalo.
The New York Central's moving spirit was Erastus Corning (1794-1872), four times mayor of Albany, who for 20 years had been president of the Utica and Schenectady, one of the consolidated roads.
Under his son William, the Central acquired the New York, West Shore, and Buffalo Railroad on the west side of the Hudson River in 1885.
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 Central New York Chapter Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Central New York Chapter, and it's members extend their thoughts and prayers for the victims of the acts of terrorism at the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and the 4th plane that went down in Pennsylvania.
The Central New York Chapter is a non profit local area conservationist group that facilitates youth events, habitat projects, women's events, and fund raising banquets.
We operate under the guidelines and supervision of the New York State Chapter, and the National Wild Turkey Federation.
www.turkey-talk.com /cnynwtf   (297 words)

  
 CNN - Snow cripples central New York - December 30, 1997
A state of emergency was declared in Syracuse after the city in central New York received up to 23 inches of snow.
State police in Newburgh, New York, originally said snowy weather was a factor after a Delta jet with 138 people aboard skidded off a runway late Monday night.
A state of emergency was also declared in Tompkins County, New York, where snow plows in towns around Ithaca were pulled off the road because of hazardous conditions caused by blowing snow.
www.cnn.com /WEATHER/9712/30/winter.weather.update   (559 words)

  
 Cental NY Genealogical Society
The Central New York Genealogical Society was formed in 1961 for the purpose of preserving, publishing and sharing genealogical information and resources.
Each issue contains abstracts of significant records from upstate New York counties and is fully indexed, annually.
During its six meetings held from March through November, the Society sponsors experienced genealogists to share their expert knowledge on the research and publication of ancestral information, and to educate in the professional standards of genealogy.
www.rootsweb.com /~nycnygs   (207 words)

  
 Welcome to the National New York Central Railroad Museum Homepage!!
At the center of it all was the New York Central Railroad.
Elkhart's National New York Central RR Museum recaptures the days when locomotives were symbols of progress, and ambassadors of goodwill across the country.
At the end of the coach, the path leads through the Central System Gift Shop and into the Museum's main gallery in an 100 year old freight house complex.
www.nycrrmuseum.org   (191 words)

  
 News 10 Now | 24 Hour Local News | Central New York
News 10 Now's Adam Chodak tells us if you don't have an opinion, you may soon, because New York is looking to build them across the state.
News 10 Now's Bill Carey says the campaign of Mayor Matt Driscoll is scrambling to present an image of a winner, despite some troubling poll results.
A Central New York couple wanted in connection with the death of their 9-week-old son are in custody after they were caught in California.
news10now.com /content/all_news/central_new_york   (1779 words)

  
 Central New York Mensa
Central New York Mensa covers the Central New York area.
Central New York Mensa members can e-mail Paul to get on the distribution list for Central NY Mensa Extra!, the e-mail supplement to Empire, the newsletter of Central New York Mensa.
Our neighbors are Mensa Canada, Mensa of Northeastern New York, Mid-Hudson Mensa, Mensa of the Southern Tier of New York, and Rochester Area Mensa.
www.cny.us.mensa.org   (317 words)

  
 New York Central RR on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
U.S. transportation compay formed in 1853 by the consolidation of many small New York state railroads.
Publication noted: an anotated listing of new folk recordings, videos and books.
Supportive practices in teacher education: finding out what pre-service teachers know about teaching, learning, and community, through purposeful and creative assessment.
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 CyberVillage offers thoughts from the top new millennium minds on Planet Earth.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
New millennium thinkers will create and use Web-based business tools to manage customer interactions and customer base management.
New millennium thinkers will redefine the way we work, live and play.
New millennum thinkers will do things like merge cruises and training as we change the way we play and work.
www.cybervillage.com   (187 words)

  
 OFFICAL Website of Wellington Hotel in New York City - Central Manhattan Hotels - Manhattan Hotel Specials
New York is unquestionably the most exciting city in the world and no place puts visitors in closer proximity to everything there is to see than the Wellington Hotel.
When the sun goes down and the lights come up on the Great White Way - actually, Broadway, New York's celebrated theatre district - you'll be in the heart of it all: Central Park, Broadway theaters, Fifth Avenue shopping.
All the excitement of New York will be in "the palm of your hand!" at prices that will surprise and delight you.
www.wellingtonhotel.com   (121 words)

  
 Central New York Photo Index
A few miles East of Clarksville Cave is the entrance to Onesquethaw Cave, one of New York's longer caves, also with interesting geological features.
Another popular cave in Central NY is in the town of Knox.
Here's one of New York's most active cave diggers, showing off a large cave dig site while standing on an old gasoline tank used for shoring the walls of the dig.
www.bostongrotto.org /Grotto/bg-photo-cny.html   (377 words)

  
 Central New York Ninety-Nines (99s)
Our Central New York Chapter has members from the Utica and Syracuse areas, as well as from the Watertown area to the north, and Ithaca and Norwich to the south.
The Ninety-Nines began in 1929, when 99 of the 117 women who held pilot licenses at that time joined together and formed an organization which was named for the 99 charter members.
Central New York Chapter was chartered May 29, 1974.
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 Central Park Hotels Manhattan – Essex House New York City Luxury Hotel
This grand, historic building sets a new standard of sophistication for New York City luxury hotels, placing guests just moments from Midtown Manhattan's top attractions.
Heralded as an embodiment of classic elegance and art-deco sophistication, Essex House is a New York City luxury hotel unlike any other.
With its prestigious Central Park South address, it has long served as a top choice among statesmen, celebrities, and business leaders.
www.essexhouse.com   (277 words)

  
 Central New York High School Football
Also included is all the New Yorkers that have signed with Division I schools.
Here is the exclusive interview with the the future Michigan Wolverine that broke the New York State Career rushing record this week by rushing for 316 yards and 6 touchdowns.
It's a little late but here is the review of the 2004 Governor's Bowl which was won by New York State by the score of 23-7.
www.cnyhsfootball.com   (993 words)

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