The abandoned tower at Dunton now sits idle as its functions are now controlled by Jamaica Control Center, rendering this tower, Jay and Hall useless other than a hangout for signalmen. Two iconic... (more)
Making it in New York has never been easy. Especially in the still dark days of 1993, you had to be tough for it was a fearful place to live. You developed a real attitude just in order to survive... (more)
GP38-2 250 running long hood forward past the ancient signals protecting PD block. Cab signal failure for MP15AC 168 which had the crew move the 38 up front.
A certain Southern gentleman who we all know and love has delighted us by showing his beloved L&N in wonderfully sylvan settings. Well, y'all, I wish to present a grittier 1993 vintage view of rai... (more)
The Dual Mode from Penn Station to Port Jefferson arrives at 6 P.M. on the station platform. This one seat ride from city for passengers ready for a three day holiday weekend.
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.
A few locals catch some lunch on this beautiful August afternoon just as train 853 exists the cramped suburban landscape of the barrier island of Long Beach. The Engineer must have been a photogra... (more)
Extra 171 West holds short of Divide 4's stop signal right next to the tower. In a few moments, the train would proceed into Hicksville station, then head east to Port Jefferson.
The two main forms of public transportation to the eastern tip of the North Fork are shown here: The LIRR and Hampton Jitney. Today, we beat the bus to Orient.