PR20B #300 and MP15 #155 lead the RS-40 through Mineola.
Within the next few years, Nassau Tower will be demolished for a third track to be installed between Floral Park and Hicksville. But instead of demolishing the tower, some people have suggested th... (more)
Nassau Tower sits along side the main line, switching tracks and dispatching trains on the line. In a few years, this tower will no longer be here since the LIRR is going ahead with plans to add a... (more)
Westbound departing Mineola steps into a spot of late afternoon sun. The garages and other buildings erected alongside the railroad in recent years cast long shadows during late fall and winter.
This was one of my favorite places also on the LIRR. Loved watching the trains and be sure to see the "wall of foamers" under the bridge at the station.
The New York and Atlantic's "RS40" returns west ahead of the LIRR rush hour with two GP38-2's roaring through Mineola.
The LIRR has always fascinated me. A commuter line that wants to be a rapid transit line or the other way around. Mineola is one of those classic scenes on the Long Island RR.
Fallen leaves can pose a serious traction and braking problem on the railroad, particularly when wet. In order to combat this issue, the LIRR, like many other railroads, applies sandite to the ra... (more)
A late evening Oyster Bay bound train makes a stop in Mineola.
155 is the only MP15 in New York & Atlantic's fleet that has not yet been painted in the new sheme of black and green. With all that graffiti, that could very well be changing soon.
An eastbound and westbound pass outside Mineola Station during rush hour. On the right is the Nassau Interlocking Tower for the Oyster Bay line. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
Long Island Railroad HEP/CC 621 (a converted F7A) at Mineola Station.