THE GS TRAM SITE

WESTCHESTER COUNTY

(YONKERS, MT. VERNON, PELHAMDALE, NEW ROCHELLE)

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

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Feb. 1946



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Westchester County 1946 streetcar map




I created the above map by overlaying an OpenStreetMap (OSM) map with my own data. Copyright on the OSM map is © OpenStreetMap contributors, licensed under a CC-BY-SA (Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 licence).

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ABBREVIATIONS ON THE MAPS

ES Elm Street WN Walnut Street
MS Main Street (Yonkers)      

STREETCAR ROUTES

Operator: Third Avenue Transit System

1 Broadway - Warburton City Line (Bronx) - S. Broadway - Warburton Av. - City Line (North)
2 Broadway - Park City Line (Bronx) - S. Broadway - Park Av. - Roberts Av.
3 Broadway - Getty Square City Line (Bronx) - S. Broadway - Main St. - NYC Yonkers Stn.
4 McLean Woodlawn Subway Stn. (Bronx) - Jerome Av. - McLean Av. - S. Broadway - Main St. - NYC Yonkers Stn.
5 Nepperhan NYC Yonkers Stn. - Main St. - Nepperhan Av. - City Line (North)
6 Tuckahoe NYC Yonkers Stn. - Main St. - Saw Mill River Rd. - Tuckahoe Rd.
7 Yonkers Av. NYC Yonkers Stn. - Main St. - Yonkers Av. - Mt. Vernon West Stn.
8 Riverdale City Line (Bronx) - Riverdale Av. - Main Street
9 Elm - Walnut NYC Yonkers Stn. - Main St. - Elm St. - Walnut St.
A 241st St. - New Rochelle 241st St. (Bronx) - White Plains Rd. - Mount Vernon - Pelhamdale - New Rochelle (Station)
B 229th St. - Mt. Vernon 229th St. (Bronx) - White Plains Rd. - Mt. Vernon West Stn.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM

NETWORK LENGTH

  • Westchester County streetcar system: ? km.


HISTORY

  • Horse-drawn streetcars: 14 Feb. 1887 - 1892 (?).
  • Electric streetcars: 2 Feb. 1892 - 8 Nov. 1952

GAUGE

1435 mm.



SOURCES

PRINT

  • Kneiling, J.G. Third Avenue Transit System - Track map of trolley lines in Westchester Co. N.Y. New York City: Electric Railroaders' Association, Feb. 1946.

WIKIS

WEB SITES

Special thanks also to Russell Powers for extensive information on the Westchester County streetcar system.



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