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Lunchtime Lecture: Railroads in the Streets of Syracuse

July 25 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sloan Fund Lunchtime Lecture: Railroads in the Streets of Syracuse

Thursday, July 25 | Noon | Hybrid | Free ($10 Suggested Donation)

This hour-long multi-media presentation will show you what led up to Syracuse raising tracks from the  streets to a new elevated line and the showpiece New York Central station that served trains for barely 26 years. You’ll see maps, aerial views, historic photos and a film showing Syracusans celebrate the day that changed the city. Also, you’ll compare present day Syracuse to what existed in the past as well as reflecting on the existence of the Erie Canal and the role trains had in lessening the need for the canal This presentation will discuss the role trains had in lessening the need for the canal and also what led to Syracuse raising tracks from the streets to a new elevated line. The 2024 Lecture Series is presented by the Sloan Fund.

Details

Date:
July 25
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Venue

Erie Canal Museum
318 Erie Blvd E
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Phone:
(315) 471-0593
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