Adams Street Freight House, South Troy and Troy History

PenneyVanderbilt

The best spot to find out about railroads in South Troy, including the Adams Street Freight House is from the model railroad club at RPI:

NEB&W Guide to South Troy, NY – Not Modeled

TroyMap1950

Note ln their map (and ours too) how the Troy Union Railroad headed diagonally from 6th Avenue in downtown to River Street in south Troy.

 

 
 The Central had an engine facility at the foot of Adams Street. (Note the freight house extended all the way to Adams.) 
 
 The Central’s freight house still stands in south Troy. 
 
 There was a monumental structure that looked like a castle (or brewery), but it actually was Troy Waste. 
 

South End Tavern

  • This is at the extreme southern end of south Troy, just before the Menands bridge. This still stands and is notable for two things – they still have a “Ladies Entrance” (back when…

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