Railway Station at Haines Corners, Catskill Mountains, New York, circa 1902

Summary

In the late nineteenth century, railroads brought tourists escaping the bustle of New York City to popular destinations in the Catskill Mountains. This Detroit Publishing Company photograph shows a conductor, engineers, and waiting passengers at Haines Corners Station. Now named Haines Falls, the town was a busy junction conveniently positioned near lodging and several natural attractions.

In the late nineteenth century, railroads brought tourists escaping the bustle of New York City to popular destinations in the Catskill Mountains. This Detroit Publishing Company photograph shows a conductor, engineers, and waiting passengers at Haines Corners Station. Now named Haines Falls, the town was a busy junction conveniently positioned near lodging and several natural attractions.

Artifact

Photographic print

Date Made

circa 1902

Subject Date

circa 1902

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.DPC.014510

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7 in

Width: 9.25 in

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