A late night Montauk bound train crosses over the Shinnecock Canal, the site of one of the more prolific bridges on the LIRR. The canal, opened in 1892, provides a shortcut between Peconic Bay an... (more)
LIRR's No. 423 is tip-toeing at walking speed out of the gritty Long Island City, Queens, New York Passenger Yard on it's way to pick up it's load of commuters at the railroads Hunterspoint Avenue... (more)
LIRR's No. 423 is at walking speed out of the Long Island City, Queens, New York Passenger Yard on it's way to pick up it's load of commuters at the railroads Hunterspoint Avenue station about 200... (more)
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)
Brick and Stainless Steel: The old weathered brick and the hardscrabble industrial area with twisty track could not contrast more with the stainless steel train and the a-building WTC #1 AKA "The ... (more)
Autumn on the LIRR! For reasons unknown, the trees along the railroad ROW through Pinelawn always seem to hit their peak foliage about three weeks before the rest of the trees on Long Island. He... (more)
2013 has been a good year for Long Island's two surviving G5 steamers. In Riverhead, the Railroad Museum of Long Island has entered into an agreement with the Strasburg Railroad to operate #39 on... (more)
The annual appearance of the circus to the Nassau Coliseum brings with it the circus train. Here four MP15ACs begin the process of breaking the train up in sections.
Power pack 611 heads the 0914 Oyster Bay to Jamaica out of Sea Cliff, NY, in 1992.
Westbound trains fly past Floral Park on track A.
An Oyster Bay bound bi-level train approaches the Roslyn station with a single dual-mode locomotive as power.
All engines are shut down for the weekend at Montauk Yard. This saturday morning view shows the 515 at the bumper block. Awaiting the call to action sunday for the vacationers return to NYC.