Abandoned railroads in black and white

Rochester, NY is crisscrossed with railroad tracks but much of it is currently abandoned in place. These tracks are near Lee Road on the West side of the city and include the right of way for the trolley that used to run to Buffalo and Lockport. Combined with the trolley that ran to Syracuse it was possible to travel by rail from Buffalo to Syracuse without having to ride the NY Central as long as you were willing to deal with the interchanges. Personally, I would love to see the interurbans return to Western NY but I doubt there’s sufficient interest to warrant the building (or rebuilding) of the infrastructure necessary to pull this off.

I took these with my Kiev 6C medium format SLR using Fomapan film.

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Bridge
Bridge
Tracks
Tracks
Stop Here
Stop Here

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