Last Of The Old Put At Yonkers Historical Society
Yonkers, NY - Popular author and raconteur Joe Schiavone will return to speak to members of the Yonkers Historical Society and the public at 1 p.m., Saturday, September 24th, in the Pincus Auditorium at Grinton Will Library, 1500 Central Avenue, Yonkers.Mr. Schiavone has just released his third book on the subject, The Last of the Old Put, which will be the topic of his program. His presentation will feature photos and film of the last 25 years the Putnam Division of the New York Central operated. Tracks and bridges from this branch still can be seen at many places in Yonkers.
Mr. Schiavone’s previous books, The Old Put and More of The Old Put…. have sold about 5000 copies, and he has spoken at approximately 450 programs and meetings in the last 4 years.
Copies of his new book will be available for sale at the event. Each book comes with a DVD featuring vintage film of this much loved railroad.
For information, please telephone the Yonkers Historical Society at 914-961-8940.