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A Short History of the Sunnyside Yards

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A little video action for you, in today’s post.

– photos by Mitch Waxman

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Written by Mitch Waxman

March 18, 2015 at 11:00 am

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  1. […] above, which was made by Q’Stoner writer Mitch Waxman and originally posted on his website Newtown Pentacle. Over 12 minutes, Mitch will take you from Long Island City in the 1870s to Mayor de Blasio’s […]

  2. Deck the rails with boughs of folly.

    georgetheatheist . . . fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la

    March 19, 2015 at 7:53 pm

  3. […] York State as early as 1912 on the Montauk Cutoff, which suggests that it came into service around the same time that the Sunnyside Yards came online. The surrounding Degnon Terminal wasn’t far behind the rail complex, either, with the Loose […]


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