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South County Trailway
The South County Trailway passes through residential, highly industrial, commercial as well as wooded areas, wedged, for much of its length, between the Saw Mill River Parkway and the New York State Thruway. .
Occasional remnants of the rail like, structures such as tracks, ties, whistle sign, foundationa, and old telephone poles are found along the South County Trailway. At former stations sites, interprestive signs provide the history of the railroad and details about that station and its community.
Like its northern partner, the North County Trailway, the South County Trailway uses the right of way of the Putnam Division of the New York Central. Between 1881-1958, this railroad ran for 54 miles between the Bronx and Brewster in Putnam County. Passenger service ceased in 1958, but freight service continued until 1982.