Years before the new station at the lowell crossing in C.I.
Weekend layover equipment back when Long Island was Alco-land!
The only direct train from Penn Station to Oyster Bay, rounding the curve just outside Mineola Station heading north.
Long Island Rail Road Huntington-bound train #7624 with ten Bombardier M7 EMU cars on the Main Line at Bellerose.
Long Island Rail Road Montauk-bound train #8706 with EMD DM30AC #513 and four C3 bilevel cars on the Main Line at Bellerose.
The crew stops for a photo at the old waldbaums warehouse siding 1985.
2402 throttles nearing the end of the the shoefly around the work zone. For more color views from that day, click here>
An outbound negotiates the shoefly passing construction of the elevated. For more color views from that day, click here>
Here's a suburban train negotiating a shoefly to get around construction of the elevated right of way. For more color views from that day, click Railroad: Long Island RailroadLocomotive: FM CPA20-5Location: Hicksville, New York, USALocomotive #: LI 2007Train ID: commuterPhoto Date: July, 1964