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6 of Paris’ Abandoned Metro Stations and an Abandoned Tunnel with Vintage Trains « Untapped Cities

6 of Paris’ Abandoned Metro Stations and an Abandoned Tunnel with Vintage Trains « Untapped Cities

Grand Central’s abandoned Track 61 - When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in office, he utilized a secret train line that connected Grand Central to the Waldorf-Astoria. The area even has a huge freight elevator that was used to fit his limousine allowing FDR to travel to and from New York City in secrecy during World War II. This was the train he used which still sits on Track 61.

Grand Central’s abandoned Track 61 - When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was in office, he utilized a secret train line that connected Grand Central to the Waldorf-Astoria. The area even has a huge freight elevator that was used to fit his limousine allowing FDR to travel to and from New York City in secrecy during World War II. This was the train he used which still sits on Track 61.

Track 61, the secret train platform beneath the Waldorf-Astoria. The long-abandoned train platform, which allowed VIPs to enter the hotel in a more private manner—most famously it was used by Franklin D. Roosevelt, possibly to hide the fact that he was in a wheelchair suffering from polio. The mysterious track, known as Track 61, still houses the train car and private elevator, which were both large enough for FDR's armor-plated Pierce Arrow car.

Track 61, the secret train platform beneath the Waldorf-Astoria. The long-abandoned train platform, which allowed VIPs to enter the hotel in a more private manner—most famously it was used by Franklin D. Roosevelt, possibly to hide the fact that he was in a wheelchair suffering from polio. The mysterious track, known as Track 61, still houses the train car and private elevator, which were both large enough for FDR's armor-plated Pierce Arrow car.

end of the track just like old cars everything is left to rust recycle this product and use the steel for something else.

end of the track just like old cars everything is left to rust recycle this product and use the steel for something else.

Corvallis and Alsea Railroad track car circa 1910, Benton County, Oregon

Corvallis and Alsea Railroad track car circa 1910, Benton County, Oregon

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