Metro North controls the track for approximately two miles north of Poughkeepsie. CP75 is north of Marist Collage, just south of the crossing at Clear Water Drive.
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MACTRAXX wrote:That must actually be the division between the New York Central itself and the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern. Amazing that the distinction is still there in ghost form ~140 years after the LS&MS lost its independence.Rockingham Racer wrote:Dutch and RR: Buffalo - CP437 west of Central Terminal looks to be the breakpoint where milesDutchRailnut wrote:in fact all way to chicago I believe.No, in the Chicago area, the CPs are numbered such as 501, 507, 509 near the Indiana/Illinois border.
on the former New York Central were recorded from NYG. From that point west to Chicago noted
by RR is measured from Buffalo...MACTRAXX
Backshophoss wrote:Dating back to the NY Central days,thru the PC and CR era's. GCT to MO was always listed as the Hudson Line.IIRC, to enhance, the CP's (formerly "named", e.g. "Shell", "Pike", etc., interlockings in NYNH&HRR days), Harlem line CP's start with a 1 and the mile after MO, and NH starts with a 2 and mile after Woodlawn. I think the branches on the NH start with 3, 4, and 5?
While all 3 lines have MP 0.0 in GCT, both the Harlem and New Haven spun off the Hudson at MO,then the New Haven was spun off the Harlem at
Not sure if any evidence still exists of the Port Morris freight branch that also spun off on the Harlem side of MO.
The Put had it's MP 0,0 at Sedgwick Ave,it's connection to he Hudson line was at BN tower.