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Remembering the Third Avenue Elevated

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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:29 PM

More.  The Tremont Yard is emopty dincr photographed during rush hout:

 

 

Probably at 84th

 

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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, March 18, 2021 9:59 AM

Probably between Tremont and Forfham, from rear platform going north:

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Posted by daveklepper on Thursday, July 22, 2021 4:21 AM

From Joe Franks, via Jack May, looking northwest. from within Bronx Park. and MUDC (multiple-unit-door-control, rebuilt gate-car)  approaching the Elevated's Bronx Park branch terminal:

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Posted by daveklepper on Sunday, July 25, 2021 3:07 AM

Another Joe Franks picture, looking east at the Elevated's Fordham Road Starion.  The Third Avenue Transit sweeper and relocated ex-Manhattan Streetcar are both on one of the two stub tracks that remain from the long-gone 3rd Avenue Bronx streetcar line, not on the Fordham Road tracks used by the X 207-Fordham Crsstown, and C Bronx and Van Courtland Park regular cars.  Others assumed that the train of composites on the Elevated's center track is a Through Express from 241 St. to City Hall, but both morning and evening Through Expresses operated on the local track of the correct direction, since they made all stops north of Tremont Avenue.  Instead, it is morning Through Express equipment running light returning from City Hall to its regular lay-up location on the center track between Fordham Road and Gun Hill Road:

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