Westbound Metropolitans traverse the Atlantic Avenue Viaduct along the border of the Brownsville section of Brooklyn (across the street through the viaduct legs is Bedford-Stuyvesant). Built in 1... (more)
Seen here is the Leaf Crusher the Long Island Railroad runs during the fall season. Due to a failed Automatic Speed Control test, it will head back west to Babylon.
Agriculture and Long Island...not everyone's first association!
Orders are hooped up to the crew of train 8702 as it heads east on the Montauk Branch. The operator works out of the "Leaning tower of Patchogue" seen at left. If you look carefully you can see th... (more)
An MP15AC and FA1 Power Pack layover in the yard. LIRR 617 is former New Haven 0428, Penn Central 1333.
MP15ACs on commuter trains. Where else but Long Island?
An FA-1 "power pack" trails train 8706. This unit was built as SP&S 864, later BN 4116 before being rebuilt to provide HEP for LIRR commuter trains.
LIRR SW1001 107 awaits the call at Jamaica.
Tied down for the weekend... A quiet M7 train set sits with an equally quiet MP15 #161 one track over. The classic signals above add a nice touch, they are far more creative than the ones we usu... (more)