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Station: 125th Street (IRT West Side Line)

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Opened: 10/27/1904

Local station with three tracks and two side platforms. 125th Street station is an example of the foresight of the subway's designers. Broadway at this point is in a deep valley and the transit designers had a choice of a viaduct or deep tunnel with steep grades at either end. They chose a viaduct to allow the subway to remain relatively level.

The station has a mezzanine and crossunder. The mezzanine is wood with a rubberized floor covering. There is a mosaic on the stairway landings from the platforms. The stair and platform rails are ornate and thankfully have escaped the windscreen treatment. The tunnel portals are visible north and south of the station.


River to River, Wopo Holup (1991)

Photo Gallery

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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Todd Glickman
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: David of Broadway
Location: 125th Street

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Collection of: Ed Levine
Location: 125th Street

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Collection of: Paul Sullivan
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Robert Marrero
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Bob Wright
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Zach Summer
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: 125th Street

Image 93668
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Photo by: Joel Shanus
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Kevin Wong
Location: 125th Street

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