Greenport's turntable remains in place despite not having turned an engine in well over four decades. The turntable was powered by air supplied by the locomotives themselves, and was rendered obs... (more)
Amtrak's Empire Service travels northbound along the Hudson River as sunset approaches on a very warm late summer evening.
Greenport Conservation Area, Columbia County, NY
Still resting on her side after being trucked from Wellsboro, PA as such, this Pennsy boxcar is destined to serve as a theater and storage space at the Railroad Museum of Long Island's Greenport l... (more)
While the South Fork of Long Island provides lucrative service for the LIRR, the North Fork is something they would rather forget about. This is one of only two daily "scoots" that make ... (more)
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.
Engine 402 and 2 coaches rest under a starlit sky and reflect over the calm waters of Greenport Harbor before heading back west to Ronkonkoma for the night. Moments like this remind me of how peac... (more)
In 2009, the oldest American railroad operating under its original charter, the Long Island Rail Road Company, celebrated its 175th anniversary. Although the actual day was April 24th, the railro... (more)
The Greenport scoot has just arrived at its final destination. The 421 is leading eastbound with two bilevels and the 410. Due to possible breakdowns in winter this train set sees two engines.
A LIRR train on the Ronkonkoma Branch sits at the Greenport Station waiting for a later departure.