The Troy And Schenectady Railroad

The  Schenectady And Troy Railroad was Chartered in 1836 and built in 1841. It ran from downtown Troy to downtown Schenectady. In 1856 It became a branch-line of the New York Central and was renamed the Troy And Schenectady Branch. It lasted until the late 1970's.




Niskayuna and East


Green Island


The Crescent Branch

The TandS in Color


Scrapping The TandS


History Of The High Street Grade Crossing Elimination

(By Steve Lackmann)

The T&S Today

The T&S in Beers' Atlas of 1866

American Museum Of Electricity


Special Thanks to Steve Lackmann, Gordon Smith, Len Garver, Ken Kinlock, Steve Myers, Ernie Mann, Mal Horton, Ed Wittekind, Dan Thomas, Bill Mischler, Jim Shaugnessy and Kevin Franklin for their help and photos.

The Schenectady & Troy Railroad...The Troy & Schenectady Railroad

New York Central & Hudson River RR Troy Branch

New York Central Troy Branch...New York Central Aqueduct Branch

New York Central Crescent Branch...Penn Central Aqueduct Branch

Penn Central Crescent Branch...Conrail Aqueduct Secondary

Conrail Crescent Industrial Track


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