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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 7:05 AM

The Route of the Broadway Lion The Largest Subway Layout in North Dakota.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 9:15 AM

The Route of the Broadway Lion The Largest Subway Layout in North Dakota.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, June 3, 2012 2:27 PM

The Route of the Broadway Lion The Largest Subway Layout in North Dakota.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, June 1, 2012 8:59 AM

Subway to Nowhere.

Once upon a time both the LIRR and the BRT had tracks here. The LIRR tracks are gone, but this was the entrance to their platform at Neck Road. Parts of the ROW are still intact. The BMT structure can be seen in the upper left corner of this picture.

 

The Route of the Broadway Lion The Largest Subway Layout in North Dakota.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 3:22 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, May 28, 2012 9:06 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, May 27, 2012 2:19 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, May 25, 2012 10:50 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, May 24, 2012 12:01 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 12:14 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 10:01 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, May 21, 2012 10:26 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, May 20, 2012 7:50 PM

A derailment in the East New York Yard?

T/O says he *was* watching his Iron

Maybe the Sneaky Leopard did it?

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, May 19, 2012 9:51 AM

 

http://broadwaylion.com/LION/

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, May 18, 2012 10:27 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, May 17, 2012 4:44 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 10:28 AM

The round blue braces were recently installed since the left wall was beginning to tip.

Sea Beach Line, Brooklyn

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, May 14, 2012 9:21 AM

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Posted by blue streak 1 on Sunday, May 13, 2012 5:44 PM

BroadwayLion

http://broadwaylion.com/LION/!-lc120511a.jpg

http://broadwaylion.com/LION/!-lc120511b.jpg

http://broadwaylion.com/LION/!-lc120511c.jpg

http://broadwaylion.com/LION/!-lc120511d.jpg

http://broadwaylion.com/LION/!-lc120511e.jpg

Lions:  I wonder how many posters realize what this last picture is of on a NYC older subway car?  ny guesses from persons who do not know ??

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, May 13, 2012 4:58 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, May 12, 2012 9:57 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, May 11, 2012 9:48 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, May 10, 2012 5:02 PM

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 10:49 AM

I'm certainly enjoying seeing these photos as these are my favorite types of Railfanning topics where I can enjoy the experience through the camera lens of another Railfan as if I was there...

Bow

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 9:41 AM

Thank you. I did not think much of most of these photos right out of the camera, but with cropping and enhancements they do look rather nice.

ROAR

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Posted by efftenxrfe on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 7:59 PM

May I nominate the ROAR photographer/darkroom.....we know surely it's a Photoshop or variant.....artist for the Steinheimer of the NYCTA award.

Every composition--so I missed  one or two---was balanced, provacative then interesting, provoking  further observance. 

Critique the color enhancement?  Not if Ansel Adams and Edward Westons altering brightness and contrast  when making prints deserved the same criticism.

As art the folio here existing in this place should exemplify what can be done.

 

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 5:33 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, May 7, 2012 5:11 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, May 7, 2012 9:29 AM

[quo

     The main reason NYCTA does not use hi rail trucks is a lack of places to get on and off the tracks. The only grade crossing I can remember on the subway is near the end of the Carnarsie (LL) line.

Thx IGN

[/quote]

LION remembers that grade crossing in Brooklyn, a watchman had to lower and raise the gates by hand.

But... a hi-rail truck could access the railroad in any rail yard.

ROAR

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, May 7, 2012 9:20 AM

That's a nice web site. Not entirely correct but close enough. If I am not mistaken, that last "diesel" (with the red and white stripes) was actually an electric. It has a motor-generator set under the hood, and I suspect that the traction motors run on something like 36 volts. It does have a bank of batteries but these are only good for a few seconds of use. Just enough to rescue the engine if it gaps out somewhere.

The replacement locomotives (R-156) I am told are diesels and not gen-sets. Their size and shape is dictated by tunnel clearances. LION has been told that recharging batteries in tunnels could create fumes that rival the prime mover should something not work exactly right. The new locomotives were delivered at Fresh Pond and the Livonia yards. They were transported to Coney Island sandwiched between  two of the R-77 electric locomotives.

ROAR

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