Tucked inside the shops at Kent Street, Brooklyn East District Terminal S1 23 is having some service performed.
Brooklyn East District Terminal S1 26 faces the upper Manhattan skyline on a hot July day. The slips for one of the last carfloat operations in New York can be seen extending out into the East Riv... (more)
Power of the combined Brooklyn East District Terminal and New York Dock roster occupy the BEDT engine house. From left to right are BEDT S1 22, NYD GE 44-ton 51, and newly-acquired Southern NW2 10... (more)
Brooklyn Eastern District Terminal gained some railfan notoriety in the early 1960’s, operating a fleet of 0-6-0 tank engines into 1963. In that year, the switching road in the Williamsburg distri... (more)
On this day in the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn, the BEDT was off to a rough start, but nothing that a few oak blocks couldn't handle, although repairing the track structure may have taken a litt... (more)
Recently having her wheels placed back under her, BEDT #16 basks in the winter sun. Museum members are looking into fully repainting her into her BEDT livery this year.
A week after being placed back on her wheels, #16 has her bell returned. The steam generator next to the buckets will be the next step in the cosmetic restoration.
BEDT #16 was the last steam locomotive to operate in New York in revenue, running at the docks in Brooklyn until the fall of 1963. Today, she is undergoing a lengthy cosmetic restoration in River... (more)
By golly I think this is the first picture of an operating BEDT engine in the data base. There are pictures of the 13 stuffed and mounted at Strasburg, and this engine stuffed and mounted at the ... (more)