MP15AC 167 leads a welded rail train west through Bellmore en-route to Jamaica, New York where the train will lay up for another crew to run the train the following morning.
Fresh out of its station stop at Ronkonkoma, a ten-car M7 set bound for Penn Station flies through the storage yard near Pond Road. The train is about enter the desolate four mile stretch to Centr... (more)
After 19 years of slavery in freight service for the New York & Atlantic Railway, LI #106 is finally back in its owner's shop after coming off lease. She will live out retirement shunting short cu... (more)
LI #103 and #164 idle away the humid evening before the night shift workers come in to inspect and load box them. The 103 works primarily within the Richmond Hill passenger yard, shunting coaches ... (more)
An eclectic mix of power congregates in the roundhouse tonight, including recently repainted SW1001 #105 and #106 (out of view). The aforementioned engines have been out on lease for the past 19 y... (more)
"M7s at Jamaica" Two Long Island Rail Road trains sit at the low homes to HALL Interlocking awaiting passengers to complete the boarding. The engineer of the train on the left sha... (more)
"Fresh Paint for LI 106" New York & Atlantic's Maintenance of Equipment crew hand paints SW1001 #106 into Long Island Rail Road's signature "Dashing Dan" paint scheme. T... (more)
"The Dashing Dan Duo at Fresh Pond" LI 105 & 106 sit side by side at the shops in the Pond prior to being given back to Long Island Rail Road. Just weeks before, they were hand pa... (more)
LI 609 (ex WM 301) is awaiting it's next trip in the yard at Oyster Bay, NY
NYAR 105&106 are going home to the LIRR
A Jamaica bound train with MP15AC's on either end make a station stop at Locust Valley on the Oyster Bay Branch.
Minutes before departure to Montauk onboard the Thursday Cannonball. Next stop, Westhampton. Photo taken with permission.
The derail tag isn't the only thing rusting to the rails in this photo. The boneyard is where trains go to die. A few examples of which are awaiting the torch after all usable parts have been scav... (more)