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)
Work Train 2 heads down the NYAR Secondary (formerly Montauk Branch) with 30 empty ballast hoppers in tow for refill. They are destined for Fresh Pond for interchange with the Providence & Worcest... (more)
An eastbound Oyster Bay train descends the the grade from Sea Cliff into Glen Street station bracketed by a set of automatics (signal rule D-251 in effect on this segment of track). Engineers wou... (more)
An eastbound Montauk train passes milepost 51 on the Montauk Branch approaching the Bayport Avenue grade crossing. The shiny red Blue Point Fire Department trucks are vaguely seen at left. This to... (more)
Train RF7 (Extra 225 East) heads past Fresh Pond on its way to Holban yard under the New York Connecting Railroad trestle. Every load of freight that enters Long Island has to pass over that trest... (more)
Extra 223 West brings a long cut of cars past Fresh Pond yard presumably to Yard A in Long Island City. Seeing a C420 lead short nose out was rare since the F-end would be the long hood. The engin... (more)
A quiet weekend evening commences in Morris Park as the LIRR EMD fleet enjoys a well deserved rest.
The LIRR's fleet of M7s bask in afternoon sunlight while the numerous double slip switches get a workout moving trains in and out of West Side Yard. This yard will be covered up to 11th Street wit... (more)
A passing MU train adds a dash of light on this cold winter's evening, 4 nights before Christmas 2008. Valley Tower controls the Long Beach, Far Rockaway, West Hempstead, Atlantic (Between Hall an... (more)
The Cannonball is the Long Island Railroad's answer to a fast getaway. Taking you from Penn Station in New York City to the Hamptons, Amagansett, Montauk, and other towns on the Eastern end of Lon... (more)
DM30AC 500 the class unit for the LIRR dual-mode locomotives. Seen here in diesel territory.