A nice sampling of the Long Island Railroad diesel roster is seen on a weekend in Oyster Bay in 1979.
An LIRR rush hour train is eastbound on the main line and going away from the camera just east of Merillon Ave. Station, with LIRR 606 carrying the markers on the rear.
An Oyster Bay train on the main line is headed for Jamaica and is seen just east of the Merillon Ave. platforms.
An Oyster Bay bound train coasts to a stop in front of the old depot at Roslyn, NY. The high level platforms that were constructed here are located on the other side (south side)of the Lincoln Ave... (more)
LIRR power pack 602 is seen on the rear of a Jamaica bound train at Glen Cove. An MP15AC is on the other end of the train and can be seen in the background.
An MP15AC leads a mid-day Oyster Bay Branch train across the Northern Blvd. overpass and down the hill between Greenvale and Roslyn.
A group of lucky Alco cab units found a second life on Long Island as control cabs for the Long Island Rail Road. LIRR 600, once New York Central FA2 1102, is ready to depart Ronkonkoma station fo... (more)
A view of the Ocean Avenue crossing in Patchogue finds FA cab car 614, wearing a coat of fresh paint, impeding the progress of the kids in the pony car. LIRR 614 was built for the Spokane, Portlan... (more)
It's transition time at the LIRR Morris Park shops, as the new EMD GP38-2 order will send the leased BAR GP's home, and LIRR 200-221 will also be moved off the property as well.
LIRR 256 takes priority over the "Z" at the South Ocean Avenue crossing in Patchogue, NY. in this 1979 view. By this time, PD tower was showing it's age, and in 2006 the tower would be c... (more)
This westbound is departing Roslyn for Jamaica. The LIRR 615 cab car is a former SP&S FA-1.
LIRR 274 on the Montauk Branch has just departed the Great River station on it's way to Patchogue.
LIRR power pack 620, ex MILW 85A, carries the markers departing Stony Brook, NY.
A Jamaica bound train at the Southampton Campus Station platform near Shinnecock Hills Country club. The platform was closed in 1998.
A couple of trains in the Ronkonkoma Yard are quietly awaiting the Monday AM rush hour.