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The Benjamin Franklin Bridge which spans across the Delaware River connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey, houses underneath it a secret abandoned ghost station that would have been a busy trolley terminal. But when the bridge opened in 1926, the trolleys never ran because buses became a more common mode of transportation. Watch the […]

Not content at just raising $100,000+ on Kickstarter, the team behind the fantastic idea of the LowLine Park (part of the former Essex Street Trolley Terminal) now wants to raise close to $300,000 so that they can build a scale-model demo by September and also complete 4 engineering studies to get the park rolling towards […]

The proposed Low Line Park (adjacent to the Essex Street Subway station) now gets an official tour by MTA representative Peter Hine. Looks like a neat space, but I had no idea it was that close to an active Subway station. RELATED: How to get to the Williamsburg Bridge Railway Terminal

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Just so I know in case I ever decide to risk it, here’s how to get into the Delancey Undeground (or the so-called Low Line Park). The real name of this place is the Williamsburg Bridge Railway Terminal and apparently the tracks are laid out in this formation (with the addition of 1 more Subway […]

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On my way up to Michigan, I made a pit stop in Rochester, NY where I easily climbed into what is known as the Rochester Subway tunnel. The Rochester Subway is actually a series of tunnels in Rochester made originally for underground (or below street level) trolley service. Service for Rochester’s “Subway” opened in 1927 […]