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Posted by narig01 on Sunday, May 6, 2012 9:27 PM
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Posted by narig01 on Sunday, May 6, 2012 9:23 PM
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Posted by narig01 on Sunday, May 6, 2012 9:20 PM

BroadwayLion

The signal dolly is the two yellow cars on the train. On railroads, nowadays, they can drive up to the signal with a truck and do whatever it is they need to do. On the subway this is not possible. This train carries all of the equipment to repair or replace any sort of signal, and because a crane cannot be used in a tunnel, the hoists or whatever, I have not seen them in action, can access whatever it is they need to do.

The motor cars are the pair of stainless cars at each end of the train. The crews live in there.

Even hi-rail trucks cannot be used in the subway due to exhaust gasses.

ROAR

I had not seen a signal dolly before.  To be honest hadn't really given it much thought.

NYCTA has several diesel locomotives, and they just ordered a new batch of genset units.  I've seen the diesels being used on the Lexington Av. line a couple of times in work trains.

     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

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, May 5, 2012 4:36 PM

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

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, May 5, 2012 4:25 PM

The signal dolly is the two yellow cars on the train. On railroads, nowadays, they can drive up to the signal with a truck and do whatever it is they need to do. On the subway this is not possible. This train carries all of the equipment to repair or replace any sort of signal, and because a crane cannot be used in a tunnel, the hoists or whatever, I have not seen them in action, can access whatever it is they need to do.

The motor cars are the pair of stainless cars at each end of the train. The crews live in there.

Even hi-rail trucks cannot be used in the subway due to exhaust gasses.

ROAR

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Posted by Thomas 9011 on Friday, May 4, 2012 8:48 PM

Those photos look awful. Looks like a bad underexposed photo was saturated with 100% color saturation. Maybe some people think they look good but they are a eyesore to me.

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Posted by narig01 on Friday, May 4, 2012 7:59 PM

What is a Signal Dolly?      I presume something the signals.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, May 4, 2012 10:15 AM

The Signal Dolly at 207th Street

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Posted by narig01 on Thursday, May 3, 2012 5:33 PM

As someone who was born in NYC these pics bring back a lot memories.    I used to live on Riverside Dr across from Grants Tomb.  

           The pics of the 125th St station on the number 1 line bring back a lot memories.     Also moved to Brooklyn.  Used to catch the Brighton Line from Kings Highway.

        Kind of interesting to see the "New" Coney Island trainshed roof.

Many Thx IGN

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, May 3, 2012 2:29 PM

 

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 9:48 AM

rdgk1se3019

WOW!!!   Really cool pics.

 

I first read about the photo software you are using in Popular Mechanics or Pop-Sci years ago......but I forgot the name of it..........where can one go to get the software you use?

It is Photomatix. I also use Helicon software for increasing the depth of field especially for model photographs.

ROAR

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Posted by rdgk1se3019 on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 7:45 PM

WOW!!!   Really cool pics.

 

I first read about the photo software you are using in Popular Mechanics or Pop-Sci years ago......but I forgot the name of it..........where can one go to get the software you use?

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 3:22 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, April 30, 2012 10:17 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, April 29, 2012 8:43 PM

Lake, thanks for your comment. LION'S *like* comments almost as much as Wildebeests,

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Posted by Lake on Saturday, April 28, 2012 5:04 PM

Wow, lots more nice photos.

Every so often I see one that will make a great desktop background so I use it for awhile unto some thing else captures my attention.

The one with the switcher from the 04-23 posting is the one I am using now.Big Smile

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, April 27, 2012 2:22 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, April 26, 2012 9:45 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, April 24, 2012 2:34 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, April 23, 2012 2:35 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, April 21, 2012 10:10 AM

 

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

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, April 19, 2012 5:15 PM

PS, THAT photo was taken in Detroit.

 

ROAR

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Posted by narig01 on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 5:53 PM

As to where?    WAG.   Stillwell Av  Coney Island.

By the way neat model railroad.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 3:17 PM

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

For something completely different:

I took the picture, it is not reprocessed, and it is in a transportation facility:

Where? Hmm

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 4:44 PM

How's this? ☺

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 4:25 PM

How about this one from Colorado Springs, CO.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, April 17, 2012 9:54 AM

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

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, April 16, 2012 9:57 AM

 

Some Subway Stations are More Equal than Others:

But this station was built, perhaps as a headquarters station the New York, Westchester and Boston (NYW&B) Railroad.


But that railroad is no more. A few miles of it remains as the NYCT Dyre Avenue Line.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, April 15, 2012 5:13 PM

168th Street, Broadway

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, April 14, 2012 9:28 AM

Parkside Avenue, Brooklyn

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