An unidentified boy poses proudly for a photograph in an earlier time. The caption reads: "Stagecoach in background made regular trips between Madalin and the Tivoli railroad depot. The fare was 25 cents.
Map of the Village of East Chester
Filed Oct 11, 1841
After the Erie Railroad came throught this section was know as "Chester at the Depot" for a time. Now known as Downtown Chester. Most of the depot grounds became...
This is the only known photograph of the 1915 Chester Erie Station agent’s office taken while the station was in operation. It was taken in October, 1922 for use in the Erie Magazine. L-r: Robert Marvin, Station Master & John I. Edwards.
Note milk cans at station, kerosene street lamps, no car tracks in snow, lack of snow removal, no trees along tracks, telegraph & telephone wires only - no electric. This photograph was probably taken from the RR Signal Tower.
Photograph of Float in Chester, N.Y. Armistice Day (now called Veteran's Day) Celebration - November 11, 1918. In front of new Erie RR Station constructed in 1915. Left to right: John Bonanno, John Musumeci, Mrs. John Cavallero, Patsy Santucci and...
Photographs; Villages; Railroad signal towers; Carts & wagons;
Photograph taken in downtown Chester, looking towards the depot, of a man standing next to buggy labeled" “Decorator,
305 B,Way, Brooklyn.”
In background, Erie freight cars, Borden's milk depot and the Railroad control tower can be seen.