In Memory of Webster Wagner, 1817-1882         
On the night of January 13th, 1882 Webster Wagner, builder of the Hudson River Railroad's first four sleeping cars, founder of the Wagner Palace Car Company, and five-time New York State Senator, was burned to death aboard the car 'Idlewild' in a catastrophic crash at the site pictured here, a place called Spuyten Duyvil at the northern tip of Manhattan in New York City.
Date: 3/12/2005 Location: Spuyten Duyvil, NY   Map Show Spuyten Duyvil on a rail map Views: 550 Collection Of:   David Sommer
Locomotives: AMTK 707(P32AC-DM)    Author:  David Sommer
In Memory of Webster Wagner, 1817-1882
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