"MARC Coaches at LIC for the First Time"
LIRR MP15AC 153 leads Five Sumitomo/ Nippon Sharyo "MARC II" coaches at Long Island City Yard. The cars were taken to Long Isla... (more)
The LIRR's normal practice is to route Montauk Branch diesel trains over the Central Branch and Mainline, so as to avoid the more than a dozen local stations on the electrified portion of the Mont... (more)
A Jamaica bound train at the Southampton Campus Station platform near Shinnecock Hills Country club. The platform was closed in 1998.
A couple of trains in the Ronkonkoma Yard are quietly awaiting the Monday AM rush hour.
"LIRR Intermodal Bogie Rolls Over the Montauk Cutoff"
One of Long Island Rail Road's experimental "Intermodal Bogies" gets dragged down the Montauk Cuttoff to Sunnyside Yard to be cut up f... (more)
As seen from a bridge plate, a set of M7s races out from the setting sun, with the skyline looming behind.
"Reminders of the Past"
After 146 years of serving the United States as "The Greatest Show on Earth", the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus has clo... (more)
I always wondered what the end of a 146-year tradition would look like. Well, this was it; a lone MP15AC serving as a chase engine (to inspect possible third rail damage) and a flashing EOT of th... (more)
The end of the line. After nearly 150 years, The Greatest Show on Earth will be just a memory archived in the minds of many who have been fortunate enough to experience the Ringling Brothers and B... (more)
"Circus Train on the Garden Mitchell Secondary"
Four LIRR MP15ACs lead the last eastbound Ringling Brothers Circus Train down the Garden Mitchell Secondary in Garden City. From here, the t... (more)
"The Final Stretch"
A long trip from West Virginia to Uniondale, NY is about to come to an end as the Ringling Brothers blue unit heads eastbound on LIRR for the very l... (more)
The last inbound Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Train makes its way towards the final show location at the Nassau Coliseum located in Uniondale, NY.
When the final show concludes on M... (more)
"Circus Train at Whitepot Jct on the LIRR Main Line"
Four LIRR MP15ACs lead the last Ringling Brothers Circus Train east past the now-gone Whitepot Junction at Rego Park on the L... (more)
"LIRR MP15s Head to Harold Interlocking"
Four Long Island Rail Road MP15ACs head east to the staging point on Main Line 2 at Harold Interlocking to await the arrival of the last ... (more)
"LIRR MP15s Galore at Borden Ave"
Five Long Island Rail Road MP15ACs sit just east of the Borden Ave Crossing at Long Island City awaiting the arrival of the last Ringling Brothers Circus ... (more)