Fallen leaves can pose a serious traction and braking problem on the railroad, particularly when wet. In order to combat this issue, the LIRR, like many other railroads, applies sandite to the ra... (more)
A late evening Oyster Bay bound train makes a stop in Mineola.
C420 in LIRR's colorful bicentenial inspired paint leads two car Oyster Bay train past Mineola. No doubting it's the late 70s - check out the white collared businessman and tank-top short-short m... (more)
High hood Alco leaves Oyster Bay branch for the mainline.
155 is the only MP15 in New York & Atlantic's fleet that has not yet been painted in the new sheme of black and green. With all that graffiti, that could very well be changing soon.
The only direct train from Penn Station to Oyster Bay, rounding the curve just outside Mineola Station heading north.
An eastbound and westbound pass outside Mineola Station during rush hour. On the right is the Nassau Interlocking Tower for the Oyster Bay line. Taken with Canon Digital Rebel.
Long Island Railroad HEP/CC 621 (a converted F7A) at Mineola Station.