Items in New York Heritage are organized into collections, which provide additional context for understanding their significance and meaning.

These photographs of railways were taken by Phillip Winchester, a division engineer for the New York Central Railroad based in Syracuse.
The Port Washington Main Street Collection brings together photographs, postcards, and other historic materials that reflect the rich past of this community nestled between Manhasset and Hempstead Bays.
The Port Washington Maritime Collection features materials from the Local History Center that relate to the region’s rich maritime history and traditions.
The collection provides pictorial information showing locomotives and rolling stock of railroads that once served New York State and adjacent states and provinces.
The Richmond collection is made up of financial records and personal correspondence relating to the Ship Richmond’s whaling voyage from 1846-1849.

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