"Metro North EMUs at Long Island City" The first set of Metro-North Railroad M7A's scheduled to have PTC equipment installed sits on one of the Arch Street Yard Lead tracks waitin... (more)
"NYAR RS-30 at Long Island City" New York & Atlantic's RS-30 pauses at 11th Street in Long Island City before heading to HAROLD Interlocking.
As the Long Island City protect engine sits idle, an NYAR extra runs past it with empty cars headed toward Harold Interlocking for dirt removal.
Portal to the Big Apple
Built over a hundred years ago for the Pennsylvania Railroad, the East River Tunnels are considered the aorta for Amtrak, Long Island Railroad, and New ... (more)
New York MTA's Queensboro Plaza Station in Long Island City (in Queens) is adjacent to the Silvercup Studios, home to quite a bit of film and television production in the New York City area. The ... (more)
Two 7 trains passing each other just outside Hunters Point Av Station in Queens.
NYC Transit's 8 car nostalgia holiday train rolls into Queens Plaza with the shoppers special to 2 Ave via the 6th Ave Subway.
When this slide was taken, I recall one or 2 trains arriving at Long Island City with FA power packs on the west end. All of the other diesel powered arrivals had to be set over and have their uni... (more)
A new Long Island Railroad paint scheme (similar to the MILW Bicentennial unit) emerged when the LIRR GP38-2's were delivered in 1976. The blue units with the 2 white stripes were now the norm, an... (more)
Eastbound 7 line express train pulls into Queensboro Plaza at during the peak of the evening rush.
The M7 cab. Not too much to note except the cab signals are unlike those of other North American railroads. They display numbers instead of signal aspects.
As the morning rush of LIRR, NJT and Amtrak trains begins to subside below, a pair of 7 trains cross on the speedbump above Queens Boulevard.
Two days ago we moved from a big quiet 4br house way out on Long Island into a tiny 1br apartment closer to NYC for a few months. Doesn't sound like much fun, but on the plus side there are some *... (more)
Drill engine 107 sits in Long Island City during the evening commuter rush on a cold December evening.