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A Look Inside Track 61, The Secret Train Platform Under The Waldorf-Astoria: Gothamist

In which we finally get to see the famous secret train platform beneath the Waldorf-Astoria, also known as Track and used by the likes of FDR.

The iconic NYC Christmas tree is topped with the Swarovski star topper composed of multiple precision-cut crystals. A replica of the Swarovski star is also on display in the Rockefeller Center, New York City.  Read about 10 more things to do and see in New York City during the winter holiday season!

The iconic NYC Christmas tree is topped with the Swarovski star topper composed of multiple precision-cut crystals. A replica of the Swarovski star is also on display in the Rockefeller Center, New York City. Read about 10 more things to do and see in New York City during the winter holiday season!

Chambers Street - The east side platform is intact. The wall decoration includes a ceramic of the Brooklyn Bridge, incorrectly shown with only vertical suspension ropes.  However, the ceramic artist can't be faulted for the Brooklyn Bridge cables. They were wrong in the contract drawings, as seen below the earliest drawings of the station from 1907, when it was still to be named Brooklyn Bridge.

Chambers Street - The east side platform is intact. The wall decoration includes a ceramic of the Brooklyn Bridge, incorrectly shown with only vertical suspension ropes. However, the ceramic artist can't be faulted for the Brooklyn Bridge cables. They were wrong in the contract drawings, as seen below the earliest drawings of the station from 1907, when it was still to be named Brooklyn Bridge.

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The Abandoned Worth Street Subway Station in NYC... The Worth St station is a decommissioned subway station along the original IRT subway line in NYC between Canal Street and Brooklyn Bridge.

The Abandoned Worth Street Subway Station in NYC. The Worth St station is a decommissioned subway station along the original IRT subway line in NYC between Canal Street and Brooklyn Bridge.

Несколько жутких заброшенных мест планеты Земля (20 фото)

There is a secret train platform in the Waldorf Astoria hotel. 60 Things You Probably Didn't Know About New York City

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In which we finally get to see the famous secret train platform beneath the Waldorf-Astoria, also known as Track and used by the likes of FDR.

91st Street - You can see the station while riding the 1 train (and the 2/3 if no other trains are in the way) between 86th and 96th Streets. But even as far back as 1999, the New York Times reported that “the walls are begrimed with thick 1970’s-style graffiti.”

Street - You can see the station while riding the 1 train (and the if no other trains are in the way) between and Streets. But even as far back as the New York Times reported that “the walls are begrimed with thick graffiti.

18th Street - The sealed off station is easily visible when riding the 6 train (and 4, 5 trains if no local trains obstruct the view) between 14th Street and 23rd Street  Today however, with the usual signs of decay in the city’s subway system and layers of graffiti, it looks nothing like the pristine photograph above.

The abandoned Street subway station in NYC was originally on the IRT Line, sandwiched between St-Union Square and Street, closed in

A Once in a lifetime experience, Staying @ The Waldorf.

The abandoned Track 61 railway siding beneath the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City dates to the construction of nearby Grand Central Terminal.

Pomander Walk Twenty-seven buildings resembling Tudor homes with colorful doors, shutters and timber frames grace this gated street that's tucked away on the Upper West Side, nearly completely out of view to passersby. Originally conceived as a temporary property that was to be knocked down and replaced with a hotel, Pomander Walk—which is modeled after an old London street and the set of a stage play, both of the same name—earned landmark status in 1982

Pomander Walk Twenty-seven buildings resembling Tudor homes with colorful doors, shutters and timber frames grace this gated street that's tucked away on the Upper West Side, nearly completely out of view to passersby. Originally conceived as a temporary property that was to be knocked down and replaced with a hotel, Pomander Walk—which is modeled after an old London street and the set of a stage play, both of the same name—earned landmark status in 1982

The abandoned Track 61 railway siding beneath the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City dates to the construction of nearby Grand Central Terminal.

Track 61: Mysterious Abandoned Underground Railway Beneath New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Photos: Visiting The Secret Train Platform Beneath The Waldorf-Astoria: Gothamist

18th Street - In an atmospheric photo by Mark Kavanagh, darkness is about to return to the 18 St station as a 6 train moves past.

Street - In an atmospheric photo by Mark Kavanagh, darkness is about to return to the 18 St station as a 6 train moves past.

A Short History of Bristol’s Abandoned Clifton Rocks Funicular Railway

Bristol's Abandoned Clifton Rocks Funicular Railway

Opened in the abandoned underground Clifton Rocks Funicular Railway in Bristol, UK, has been disused since 1934 but may soon be preserved.

Track 61: The Mysterious Abandoned Underground Railway Beneath New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel - Contrary to popular belief, the mysterious siding, known as Track 61, was never intended for use by the hotel’s more famous guests. It originated as part of Grand Central Terminal’s sprawling underground network of storage sidings, above which the iconic Park Avenue hotel was later developed through an air rights lease.

Track 61: Mysterious Abandoned Underground Railway Beneath New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel

In which we finally get to see the famous secret train platform beneath the Waldorf-Astoria, also known as Track and used by the likes of FDR.

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