"The Final Stretch"
A long trip from West Virginia to Uniondale, NY is about to come to an end as the Ringling Brothers blue unit heads eastbound on LIRR for the very l... (more)
The last inbound Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train makes its way towards the final show location at the Nassau Coliseum located in Uniondale, NY.
When the final show concludes on M... (more)
"Circus Train at Whitepot Jct on the LIRR Main Line"
Four LIRR MP15ACs lead the last Ringling Brothers Circus Train east past the now-gone Whitepot Junction at Rego Park on the L... (more)
"LIRR MP15s Head to Harold Interlocking"
Four Long Island Rail Road MP15ACs head east to the staging point on Main Line 2 at Harold Interlocking to await the arrival of the last ... (more)
"LIRR MP15s Galore at Borden Ave"
Five Long Island Rail Road MP15ACs sit just east of the Borden Ave Crossing at Long Island City awaiting the arrival of the last Ringling Brothers Circus ... (more)
The Final Show: LIRR had the honors of leading the last Ringling Brother's/Barnum and Bailey Circus Train to it's final show in Uniondale, New York. A legacy 145 years old ends here in the suburb... (more)
Although there's a huge dome of clouds over the Tri-State Area, the sun peeked out in a gap between the horizon and the bottom of the clouds for about five minutes, giving me one sun-lit shot this... (more)
LIRR 618 was originally built for the New Haven RR. Here she is in fresh MTA paint, trailing on an eastbound train at Mineola in 1979.
Westbound on the Oyster Bay Branch.
One of 10 LIRR RS-3's rests between assignments at Oyster Bay. These units would not be around long enough to get the blue and white MTA paint. LIRR 1552 was sold to Naporano the following June an... (more)
An Oyster Bay Branch train comes down the branch towards Nassau Tower in Mineola behind a FA2 (converted to a cab car).
Spent part of New Year's Eve Day in 1979 shooting LIRR passenger trains. Here we see an FA2 (converted to a cab car) leading a Jamaica bound train. (I'm not 100% certain of the exact location of t... (more)
"Trains Galore at Woodside"
One of LIRR's Continuous Welded Rail trains meets 2 revenue trains at Woodside Station while two "7" trains meet on the subway platform abov... (more)