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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, April 13, 2012 2:23 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, April 12, 2012 10:09 AM

Canal Street (BMT), Manhattan (Bridge Route)

Once upon a time it was unknown that the BMT or the IRT would  run this line, the tunnel going forward was to be an alternate route that was never used. When the BMT got the route they turned the tracks to the north to connect with their Broadway Line on the express tracks.

They call it Canal Street, but once upon a time it was a CANAL. They covered the water over and put a street there instead. Much later they built the Manhattan Bridge, and the trains across the bridge went into a subway under Canal Street, which more or less means through the canal. It really wasn't a canal any more, but the water was unaware of this.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 9:29 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 10:45 AM

 

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, April 9, 2012 12:34 PM

If you want some others, or without my special processing, send me a PM

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Monday, April 9, 2012 11:48 AM

BroadwayLion

http://broadwaylion.com/LION/lc120331a.jpg

Got any more shots of this car or ones like it?

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, April 9, 2012 9:48 AM

NOW YOU SEE IT:

NOW IT IS FOULING THE TRACK:

I tried to flag the train but I was on the opposite platform filled with people. I stood facing the oncoming train giving a proper stop signal, but it took him a while to see me, and he did apply brakes, but not in emergency. I pointed to the obstruction, and then he put the train in emergency but hit the metal sign which was draped over the third rail and the running rail, but only with his lead truck.  The T/O thanked me for the signal and went on his way. When the train was gone so was the metal sign. He may have dragged it with him.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, April 9, 2012 9:36 AM

The Canarsie is indeed an automated operation, and is set up for OPTO, but there are still conductors working the doors at least in the day times.

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Posted by narig01 on Sunday, April 8, 2012 8:11 PM

Thank you for the pictures.  The Brighton line was kind of my old stomping grounds a long long time ago.   Kind of a change at Stillwell Av with the new trainshed there. Also I hear the Carnarsie line is a one man operation with the automation. 

          Nathans are the best hot dogs.   Thou Hebrew National from any street vendor(with onions, sauerkraut and mustard) are a close second.

Thx IGN

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, April 8, 2012 2:12 PM

Fallen Beast:

An older photo taken with my first digital camera, no extf data available,

The photo was taken at the foot of the Leatherstocking Line in upstate New York.

 

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, April 7, 2012 10:14 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, April 6, 2012 10:13 AM

Broadway Junction, Brooklyn

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, April 5, 2012 9:00 AM

Brighton Line, Brooklyn

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 9:37 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 9:30 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, April 1, 2012 11:27 AM

Avenue H, Brooklyn...

This sign was in a discarded position in the weeds next to the stairway to the tracks. I did not notice that there were two painted out letters on it until I processed the file with Photomatix.

 

This station house is a land marked building of historical interest. NYCT has recently rebuilt the Avenue H station (I have not seen it yet), but the station house is to be restored as well as possible.

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, March 31, 2012 9:13 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 30, 2012 10:37 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, March 29, 2012 3:25 PM

The is the trolley Museum in East Haven CT

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Posted by Stourbridge Lion on Thursday, March 29, 2012 10:07 AM

That's a cool looking rural line!!!!!!! Cool

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, March 29, 2012 9:25 AM

The BERA LION:

 

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 9:16 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 11:08 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Monday, March 26, 2012 10:29 AM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Sunday, March 25, 2012 10:43 AM

The Brighton LIONS:

 

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Saturday, March 24, 2012 9:33 AM

Somewhere in a tunnel deep under the streets of New York City...

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Friday, March 23, 2012 10:12 AM

East 180th Street, Bronx

Dyre Avenue Line, Bronx

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, March 22, 2012 5:05 PM

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Thursday, March 22, 2012 7:53 AM

Back to Brooklyn:

62nd Street, Brooklyn

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Posted by BroadwayLion on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 5:31 PM

Smile, Wink & Grin

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