Spring 1948 visit to Coney Island Yards

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Spring 1948 visit to Coney Island Yards
Posted by daveklepper on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 8:39 AM

Weed control train, covered Brighton and Sea Beach plus Nortons Point trolley:

Newly arrived R10s to be setup to run under own power to 207th shops and yard via Ditmas connecting track to Church Avenue

Steel Stenways and "Words Fair (1939) IRT cars and then BMT Q-types, all from Flushing and Astoria lines in for overhaul

War-surplus diesel:

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Posted by seppburgh2 on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 9:56 PM

Thanks for sharing!

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Posted by daveklepper on Sunday, January 21, 2018 5:34 AM

Some proof that yes, indeed, the New York City Transit Authority did, at one time, provide common-carrier freight service.  The team track located near Coney Island Shops:

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Posted by Firelock76 on Monday, January 22, 2018 8:52 AM

It doesn't surprise me the Transit Authority provided some freight service where practicable.  Money is money after all.

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Posted by seppburgh2 on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 1:28 PM
Thanks for sharing the photo of # 8. A locomotive in its native setting!

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