New Delivery! Two of four BL20G locomotives in service on Staten Island. They are approaching the Clifton Shops, once the Baltimore and Ohio's main shop for it's New York Terminal region.
New Delivery! Two of four BL20G locomotives in service on Staten Island. They are approaching the Clifton Shops, once B&Os main shop for the New York Terminal region.
Talk about finding an incorrectly minted coin, I was contacted by Brookville Locomotive personnel and advised that this loco was incorrectly decaled for Metro North. This loco was actually... (more)
On October 25 the NY Division of the Electric Railroad's Association sponsored a farewell to the ALCO locomotives on the MTA Staten Island Railroad. The SIRR's two Alco switchers will soon be repl... (more)
An Old US ARMY Alco S-2 chokes up some smoke as she switches tracks at Clifton, Staten Island. Unit 821 will be retired later this year. She arrived on the Staten Island scene in 1985.
A southbound train pulls into Eltingville. I was very popular with the camera at this depot, attracting the attention of a gentleman in a kilt who wanted to move to Seattle, and a supervisor on t... (more)
A southbound train pulls into the Great Kills station, under the old station house on its way to Tottentville. The Staten Island Railway R44 cars are modified to be allowed to run on a freight rai... (more)
SIR Train made up of four R-44 MU cars rests at Tottenville, last stop on the SIR and the most Southern point in New York state. Tracks visible on the right are part of SIRs Tootenville yard.
St. George bound train stops at Nassau Station. Footprint and siding of Nassau Smelting Co. visible at left. Nassau station was built for employees of smelting Co. Siding had 35 car capacity. SIR ... (more)