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I went to New York the middle of May to assist in getting the new locomotives into service. There's nothing like geography to give you the feel of something like this, particularly place names and just as I used to thrill at the names of the New York Central stations along their main line, I began to thrill at New Haven's line-up of stations between New York and New Haven. This line ran up through one of the highest-class residential areas in the world, I suppose, and the names of many of the places are very familiar. I'll list the stations as well as a few "reference spots" on the run from Grand Central to New Haven:

Grand Central
125th Street
Mott Haven
Woodlawn (change to AC)
Mt. Vernon
Columbus Avenue
Pelham
New Rochelle Jct.
New Rochelle
Larchmont
Mamaroneck
Harrison
Rye
Port Chester
Greenwich
Cos Cob (power plant)
Riverside
Old Greenwich
Stamford
Glenbrook
Noroton Hts.
Darien
Rowayton
South Norwalk
East Norwalk
Westport & Saugatuck
Green's Farms
Southport
Fairfield
Bullard's
Bridgeport
Stratford
Devon
Milford
West Haven
New Haven

When leaving New York at Penn Terminal, the spots we noted were Hell Gate, Oak Point, Hunt's Point, Pelham Draw and then New Rochelle Jct. where we would join the line to Grand Central.
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