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Station: 125th Street (IRT West Side Line)

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Overview

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.

Artwork

River to River, Wopo Holup (1991)

Photo Gallery


Image 2670
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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

Image 7892
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Photo by: David Sagarin/Historic American Engineering Record
Collection of: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Location: 125th Street

Image 8110
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Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: 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: Brian Weinberg
Location: 125th Street

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Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Location: 125th Street

Image 32181
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Photo by: Subway Souvenir-Burroughs & Co.
Location: 125th Street

Image 45178
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Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

Image 46833
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Photo by: DeAndre Burrell
Location: 125th Street

Image 67066
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Photo by: David Pirmann
Location: 125th Street

Image 68305
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Photo by: Phillip Lee
Location: 125th Street

Image 70089
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Photo by: Bob Wright
Location: 125th Street

Image 70099
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Photo by: Bob Wright
Location: 125th Street

Image 70802
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Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: 125th Street


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