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ARRT'S   ARRCHIVES

  


THE   BROOKLYN,   FLATBUSH   AND   CONEY   ISLAND   RAILWAY
PART     FIVE


SHEEPSHEAD   BAY   RACE   TRACK

TRACK ARRANGEMENT IN 1906 SHOWING L.I.R.R. AND
B.R.T FACILITIES AT SHEEPSHEAD BAY RACE TRACK.


1910 BLUEPRINT SHOWS L.I.R.R. SINGLE TRACK CONNECTION BECOMING TWO
TRACK AND JOINING OLD RIGHT OF WAY, THEN BEING CROSSED BY B.R.T. TRACK.
NOTE TWO B.R.T. UNDERJUMPS - THE EASTWARD BENEATH THEIR FOUR TRACKS
AND THE TWO L.I.R.R. TRACKS AND THE WESTWARD BENEATH BOTH L.I.R.R.
THE B.R.T. HAS GAINED A TERMINAL CLOSER TO THE RACE TRACK ENTRANCE.


IN 1908 AND 1909 THE L.I.R.R. WAS STILL USING THE ORIGINAL RIGHT OF WAY.   THE
B.R.T. CROSSING WAS PROTECTED BY GATES ACROSS THE B.R.T. WHICH WERE SWUNG
ACROSS THE MANHATTAN BEACH TRACKS TO ALLOW B.R.T. RACE TRAINS TO PASS.


JULY 10, 1909 COLLISION AT GRADE CROSSING AT RACE TRACK




1986 REMAINS OF THE WESTWARD B.R.T. UNDERJUMP.


1986 REMAINS OF THE WESTWARD B.R.T. UNDERJUMP.


1986 REMAINS OF THE EASTWARD B.R.T. UNDERJUMP BENEATH
FOUR BRIGHTON TRACKS AND TWO L.I.R.R. TRACKS.


SHEEPSHEAD   BAY   RACE   TRACK   STATION

looking North in 1903.   BRT STATION at left is full of ELEVATED
CARS and TROLLEY CARS.   L.I.R.R. Train has a NEW CAMELBACK.



GO TO ---> CONEY ISLAND JOCKEY CLUB at SHEEPSHEAD BAY RACE TRACK

AVENUE   Y   IN   1986.
L.I.R.R. ABUTMENT STILL INTACT


THIS BLUEPRINT SHOWS THE NEW FOUR TRACK BRIGHTON LINE AND TWO TRACK L.I.R.R.
ON THE SHARED RIGHT OF WAY AND THE TWO LINES SEPARATING SOUTH OF VOORHIES AVENUE.


LOOKING   WEST   ON   SHORE   ROAD   IN   1903
�Shore Road� is now known as Sheepshead Bay Road.


SHEEPSHEAD   BAY   STATION   IN   1903


SHORE ROAD FROM THE NEW BRIGHTON LINE STATION
BEFORE THE LONG ISLAND TRACKS HAD BEEN INSTALLED.


IND   CARS   AT   SHEEPSHEAD   BAY   STATION



SHEEPSHEAD     BAY     JUNCTION

IN 1899 AN INTERLOCKING WAS BUILT AT EMMONS (NEPTUNE) AVENUE
AND THE MANHATTAN BEACH BRANCH WAS CONNECTED WITH THE
BRIGHTON LINE AND THE NEPTUNE AVENUE TROLLEY LINE ALLOWING
B.R.T. TRAINS AND TROLLEYS TO RUN TO MANHATTAN BEACH.



THE   TOWER   WAS   NUMBER   79  1/2.





LOOKING SOUTH TOWARD EMMONS (NEPTUNE) AVENUE AT SHEEPSHEAD BAY JUNCTION.
L.I.R.R. MANHATTAN BEACH BRANCH AND TOWER NUMBER  79 1/2  IN DISTANCE AT LEFT.


JULY 1903 LOOKING WEST ON THE MANHATTAN BEACH RAILWAY -
A TROLLEY IS PASSING THROUGH THE INTERLOCKING ON THE BRIGHTON LINE.


THE INTERLOCKING WAS REBUILT IN JUNE 1906 FOR THE TEMPORARY
OPERATION OF BRIGHTON LINE TRAINS ON THE MANHATTAN BEACH BRANCH.




THIS   PHOTO   CIRCA   1909   SHOWS   THE   NEW   BRIGHTON   LINE   EMBANKMENT


----->     MORE ON SHEEPSHEAD BAY JUNCTION     <-----

LOOKING WEST ON EMMONS (NEPTUNE) AVENUE AT BRIGHTON
LINE CROSSING BEFORE GRADE CROSSING ELIMINATION


LOOKING EAST ON EMMONS (NEPTUNE) AVENUE AFTER THE GRADE CROSSING ELIMINATION
WITH THE L.I.R.R. BRIDGE IN THE BACKGROUND.     THE B.R.T. TOWER AT THE LEFT
CONTROLLED THE INTERLOCKING WHERE FOUR TRACKS WERE REDUCED TO TWO.


LOOKING   SOUTH   PROBABLY   FROM   THE   TOWER


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