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)
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)
Powerpack 607 in the lead of the Montauk to Jamaica train. Passing Powerpack 614 on the schoolhouse track. Patchogue-Babylon shuttle train.
Train from Montauk passing the signals and Powerpack 613 on the school house track.
Leaving Patchogue station thru the signals eastbound on the Montauk Branch.
A glimpse back into yesteryear into what once was the old "PD" tower. PD tower served an important role on the Montauk branch, where the block operators regularly hooped up train orders ... (more)
GP38-2 250 running long hood forward past the ancient signals protecting PD block. Cab signal failure for MP15AC 168 which had the crew move the 38 up front.
Powerpack 613 on the schoolhouse track waiting for train 2707 to pass before turning as train 2771 to Babylon.
Waiting for train 2707 from Montauk to arrive. The 614 has taken the schoolhouse track to get out of the way of the westbound.
Seen here is the Leaf Crusher the Long Island Railroad runs during the fall season. Due to a failed Automatic Speed Control test, it will head back west to Babylon.