Bachmann Railway Station Demolition – Staten Island NY

The Bachmann railway station was demolished during the mid-1930s as part of a massive grade separation project along what was then the South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. The Bachmann Station “was located east of Tompkins Avenue, between Lynhurst and Chestnut Avenues.” The Public… read more

Fort Wadsworth Railway Station (demolished) Reconstruction – Staten Island NY

The Fort Wadsworth railway station was rebuilt as a concrete structure during the mid-1930s as part of a massive grade separation project along what was then the South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. The station was located between Fingerboard Road and the intersection of Tompkins… read more

Cedar Avenue Railway Station (demolished) Reconstruction – Staten Island NY

The Cedar Avenue railway station was rebuilt as a concrete structure during the mid-1930s as part of a massive grade separation project along what was then the South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. The station was located around Cedar Avenue, at about Jackson Ave. and… read more

Fingerboard Road Grade Separation (no longer extant) – Staten Island NY

A railway-crossing bridge carrying Fingerboard Road was built during the mid-1930s as part of a massive grade separation project along what was then the South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. The line has long since been abandoned (as the line was… read more

Hope Avenue Grade Separation (no longer extant) – Staten Island NY

A railway-crossing bridge carrying Hope Avenue was built during the mid-1930s as part of a massive grade separation project along what was then the South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. The line has long since been abandoned (as the line was discontinued… read more

Major Avenue Grade Separation (no longer extant) – Staten Island NY

A railway-crossing bridge carrying Major Avenue was rebuilt ca. 1936 as part of a massive grade separation project along what was then the South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. The line has long since been abandoned (as the line was discontinued in 1953) and… read more

McClean Avenue Grade Separation (no longer extant) – Staten Island NY

A railway-crossing bridge carrying McClean Avenue was built during the mid-1930s as part of a massive grade separation project along what was then the South Beach Branch of the Staten Island Railway. The line has long since been abandoned (as the line was discontinued in… read more