Junk! An eye sore! Get rid of it!
These words are spoken by many people when you mention the 100 year old transfer station located on the Hudson River on the Upper West Side. A reminder of the past…and that’s exactly what I love about it.
Once a transfer terminal for the New York Central Railroad, it facilitated the movement of freight from railyards to river barges known as “car floats” in the day.
To me, the transfer station in the city equals an old run down barn on a farm in the country or old lighthouses along the coast. Full of history and memories for many…