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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:42 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, March 1, 2012 3:44 PM

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Posted by NorthCoast RR on Friday, March 2, 2012 9:47 AM

no rats...I am shocked. I would think for sure, with all of the photos posted we would have caught a glimpse of a rat or two...their little red eys glimmering...rats, the system is full of them. You got Day-Walking coons in Queens, and rats underground in Manhattan...I can almost smell the urine in some of those shots...ahh summer in the city...I miss those days.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 2, 2012 11:58 AM

 

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Posted by tgindy on Friday, March 2, 2012 12:32 PM

A photographic opportunity that only comes along once in a 'coons-age!

Wink So, just what exactly is the 'coon's age?

Conemaugh Road & Traction circa 1956

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 2, 2012 2:09 PM

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Friday, March 2, 2012 2:11 PM

BroadwayLion

http://broadwaylion.com/LION/lc120301.jpg

I like this one too!!!!!!! Bow

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 2, 2012 2:23 PM

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Posted by Osibisa on Friday, March 2, 2012 2:41 PM

Oh how I miss the days of the R1-9's, R-10's, and R-38's.

Also the EE, GG, KK, RR, QJ!

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 2, 2012 4:27 PM

yup.

I got to run one at the BERA trolley museum.

Boy, I looked younger back then!

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, March 3, 2012 10:16 AM

EVOLUTION: The Transit Museum Revisited...

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 11:23 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, March 8, 2012 4:40 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 9, 2012 11:10 AM

Beverely Road, Brooklyn

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 9, 2012 3:36 PM

On the Sea Beach Line, Brooklyn

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Posted by GMTRacing on Friday, March 9, 2012 4:20 PM

Lion,

    The treatment is wonderful in the transformation, but the original compositions are what make it all special. There should be a book.... J.R.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 9, 2012 4:25 PM

If you take 10,000 or more photos, you just have to get one or two good ones!

Thanks

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Posted by GMTRacing on Friday, March 9, 2012 9:02 PM

And given a typewriter and enough time a chimp could write Shakespeare. Don't buy it, never did, and your light hidden under the bush needs sharing.    J.R.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, March 10, 2012 5:51 PM

Park Slope, Brooklyn -- The Gowanus Canal, I will model this body of water on my layout.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, March 11, 2012 10:55 AM

BU Cars on The Brighton Line, July 2004, Brooklyn, NY

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, March 11, 2012 4:20 PM

Howard Beach, Jamaica, Queens.

Name *that* signal aspect!

ROAR

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, March 12, 2012 12:14 PM

Astoria, Queens. Ramp to Hell Gate Bridge shown from elevates subway station.

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Posted by Lake on Monday, March 12, 2012 1:16 PM

Lion, The Astoria, Queens picture makes a great desktop background. What year was this one taken?

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N-Scale out west. 1996-1998 or so! UP, SP, Missouri Pacific, C&NW.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, March 12, 2012 4:14 PM

That one was taken in June of 2008.

 

Elias

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Posted by Lake on Monday, March 12, 2012 11:37 PM

Thank you for the date.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:07 AM

Queen's Plaza, Long Island City, Queens NY

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:28 AM

You can tell from that shot that this system was put into place many a year ago to work it's way around existing buildings...

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:37 AM

Actually, that part of the system used to have twice as many tracks some of which once upon a time went across the Queens Bridge. Now the Flushing line makes a sharp left turn into the Steinway Tunnel, while the BMT (shown) makes a jog left into the 60th Street Tunnel. The buildings on the left are both railroad buildings constructed on the right of way for whatever purposes they required.

City bound trains are on the lower level, Queens bound trains are on the upper level.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:45 AM

Smith-9th Street, Brooklyn. Here the IND rides on an elevated structure, the only one built by the IND, and it goes right over the top of these buildings. Further west there are four story buildings under the tracks. In this shot you can see a holding track moving to a lower level which simply ends a few feet west of this photo. It is a matter of speculation as to why this pocket was built since trains to and from Manhattan cannot access it, and besides it is too short(?) to hold a full 600' train. It may have been intended to be used as a layup track fro the Staten Island line that was never built.

ROAR

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 11:46 AM

It's been a long time since I was in NYC Metro area but I do have memories of these old lines running all over the city; above & below.  As a kid, it was hard for me to understand just how complex the system was but was sure cool to watch them come and go to who knows where!

Cowboy

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