An M7 set bound for Ronkonkoma departs Jamaica for points east. Established in 1834 and having operated continuously since then, it is the oldest U.S. railroad under it's original charter.
Busiest passenger station in America Two sets of M7's pace each other out of Jamaica with services towards Babylon and Ronkonkoma. It's common to see trains pace here.
A glimpse back into yesteryear into what once was the old "PD" tower. PD tower served an important role on the Montauk branch, where the block operators regularly hooped up train orders ... (more)
Construction progress documented in 2014 of the Hudson Yards Project. The project started in 2012 and is underway to redevelop the area into a combined commercial and residential area that will g... (more)
The Big City In my first trip across the USA, I visited the Highline in New York. The view in the rush hour is incredible.
An eastbound LIRR commuter train works its way through Harold Interlocking on Line 3 shortly after clearing the East River Tunnels. An Amtrak ballast train with GP15D 576 works in the distance on... (more)
LIRR 621 was an F7A converted to a HEP unit. Here it leads the 1114 Oyster Bay to Jamaica train at Glen Cove in the Fall of 1992.
The class DM30AC unit led the LIRR's last named train, The Cannonball, to Montauk tonight with 9 standard coaches and 3 reserve coaches which offer beverages to the thirsty crowds on the 115 mile ... (more)
Train 2708 idles on track 4 in LIC yard with the Manhattan skyline in the background. The train will leave Hunterspoint Avenue at 149pm, making Westhampton the first stop after Jamaica before arri... (more)
The last westbound from Greenport passes Hashamomuck Pond to the left and Mill Creek to the right on its way back to Ronkonkoma.
The 9:21AM train to Ronkonkoma arrives on-time at Deer Park as it crosses onto Track 2 and under the Pennsylvania Railroad style signals.
LIRR 8013 eases out of the Brentwood station, on it's way to Penn Station.
A DE30AC brings up the rear of train 608 bound for Huntington, ready to arrive at St. James.
LI Train 1717 flies past NASSAU Tower, which was placed into service on April 25, 1923. Quite amazing how this small tower is still doing its job. One can only imagine how many trains have past th... (more)
Running a few minutes late, LIRR Speonk-bound train 8732 passes under Montauk Highway, and with a horn salute from the crew, the train makes it's way to it's next station, Oakdale.