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.
Classy paint scheme on FA power car glides by Nassau tower and substation at 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.
Today's RS41 featured an MP15 on the point running cab forward. The conductor looks pretty relaxed.
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 RS41 en route from the Central Branch to Fresh Pond Yard.
The only direct train from Penn Station to Oyster Bay, rounding the curve just outside Mineola Station heading north.
A friendly track worker reminds his colleague that trains often come through at MAS on the mainline when you least expect it.
On the very last day of the 1970s decade, Long Island Railroad train #508 to Oyster Bay is being pulled by a diesel on the other end. This Alco FA1 is a Power Pack car, with its 244 prime mover r... (more)