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Fire in Historic New Ro Train Station Building

That late night fire Friday in New Rochelle on North Ave. near Quaker Ridge, started, say fire officials in the Minuteman Press store in the Wykagyl Shopping Center. Two other businesses were destroyed.

Wykagyl Station in 19020's

What many people do not know is that the building is a former historic train station, the Wykygyl stop on the former New York, Westchester and Boston Railway. Here’s another nice old picture from the 1930’s.

In LoHud’s photo, you can see the station’s roof silhouette.

top photo: courtesy LoHud

bottom photo: Talk of the Sound

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