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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 111
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Photo by: Richard Panse
Location: 125th Street

Image 3291
(237k, 1024x681)
Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

Image 3307
(258k, 1024x685)
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

Image 3309
(289k, 1024x684)
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

Image 8190
(257k, 1044x699)
Collection of: David Pirmann
Location: 125th Street

Image 12322
(228k, 1024x677)
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

Image 17536
(50k, 581x353)
Photo by: IRT Company
Location: 125th Street

Image 27217
(250k, 1044x788)
Photo by: Mike Jiran
Location: 125th Street

Image 29331
(165k, 950x713)
Photo by: David of Broadway
Location: 125th Street

Image 32463
(197k, 801x513)
Collection of: Ed Levine
Location: 125th Street

Image 38863
(235k, 744x558)
Photo by: Jose Martinez
Location: 125th Street

Image 45178
(241k, 1024x706)
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Location: 125th Street

Image 79830
(178k, 1044x791)
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Location: 125th Street

Image 84138
(203k, 864x574)
Photo by: Peter Ehrlich
Location: 125th Street

Image 133297
(412k, 1024x680)
Photo by: John Dooley
Location: 125th Street


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