The 97th Street Tunnel Portal is where the Metro-North Right of Way from Grand Central leaves its tunnel and rises up onto the Park Avenue Viaduct for the rest of its trip. It is fairly easy to photograph trains through the chain link fence on the Northside of the street.

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(97th1) CDOT Shoreliner-I Cab-Car #6209 at the back of a Dual-mode train leaves the Park Avenue Tunnel to rise up to the viaduct. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004 (97th2) The scene on the Park Avenue viaduct at the height of the PM Rush, with trains on all four tracks, three of whom are going outbound. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004 (97th3) An inbound train of M1/3s about to enter the Park Avenue tunnel to reach Grand Central. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004 (97th4) CDOT Shoreliner-IV Cab Car #6222 at the back of an outbound train makes it's way onto the Park Avenue viaduct. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004
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(97th5) A northbound train of M1/3s has left the Park Avenue viaduct. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004 (97th6) An outbound train of M7As leaves the Park Avenue viaduct. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004 (97th7) Two trains of M1/3s pass each other at the 97th Street tunnel portal. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004 (97th8) A northbound train of M1/3s rises onto the Park Avenue viaduct. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004
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(97th9) A GCT southbound train approaches the 97th Street tunnel portal. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 21 June, 2004 (97th10) A train of M1/3As enters approaches the 97th Street tunnel portal. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 10 June, 2004 (97th11) A New Haven line train of M2s approahes the 97th Street tunnel portal. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 16 September, 2005 (97th12) A GCT-bound New Haven Line M2 on the Park Avenue viaduct. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 16 September, 2005
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(97th13) A Harlem Line M1A leaves the Park Avenue tunnel to rise up to the viaduct. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 16 September, 2005 (97th14) A Harlem Line train of M1As on the Park Avenue viaduct.. Photo by Jeremiah Cox, 16 September, 2005
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