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August 2018

Governors Island Railroad Day, August 18

August 18 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Governors Island, 10 South Street
New York, NY 10004 United States
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Governors Island Railroad

Governors Island Railroad Celebrate the Centennial of the Governors Island Railroad, called the “shortest railway in the world.” Visit the Governors Island National Monument on Saturday, August 18, for free talks and tour of where the Railroad once ran from 1917-1931. The events will be held at Castle Williams, on Governors Island. The U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps on Fort Jay operated the 8 miles of track, with engines and freight cars. During World War I more than $1 million of…

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