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THE  CONEY  ISLAND  ELEVATED  RAILWAY
THE   SEA   VIEW   RAIL   ROAD   COMPANY
SEA  VIEW  RAILWAY  COMPANY  OF  CONEY  ISLAND
THE  NEW YORK  &  ATLANTIC  RAILROAD  COMPANY
THE  KINGS  COUNTY  RAILWAY  COMPANY
WEST  BROOKLYN  RAILROAD  COMPANY
CONEY  ISLAND  ELECTRICAL  RAILWAY  COMPANY




THE   EAST   END   OF   THE   CONEY   ISLAND   ELEVATED   RAILWAY














THE   CONEY   ISLAND   ELEVATED   RAILWAY   CONTINUED




IN OCTOBER 1897 THE SEA VIEW RAIL ROAD WAS
OWNED BY THE BROOKLYN RAPID TRANSIT COMPANY.

IN 1897 OR EARLY 1898 ELECTRIFICATION WAS BEGUN.
ON MAY 23, 1899 THE SEA VIEW BOUGHT THE
BROOKLYN & BRIGHTON BEACH RAILROAD.

go to -----> BROOKLYN & BRIGHTON BEACH RAILROAD
ON JULY 1, 1899 THE SEA VIEW WAS LEASED
TO THE BROOKLYN HEIGHTS RAILROAD.

ON MAY 2, 1900 THE COMPANY WAS AQUIRED BY
THE KINGS COUNTY ELEVATED RAILROAD COMPANY.

ON MAY 9, 1900 THESE COMPANIES WERE MERGED AND ON MAY 24
THEY MERGED WITH THE BROOKLYN UNION ELEVATED RAILROAD.

IN 1900 THE ELEVATED STRUCTURE WAS DEMOLISHED.
THE TRACKS WERE RELAID ON THE GROUND AND USED
TO CONNECT THE BRIGHTON LINE WITH THE CULVER LINE.













THE PROPERTY BOUGHT FROM THE KINGS COUNTY RAILWAY AND THE CONEY ISLAND
ELEVATED RAILWAY/SEA VIEW RAIL ROAD TERMINAL AT THE BRIGHTON BEACH HOTEL.


THIS VIEW IS 1890 OR LATER AS THE CONEY ISLAND AND BROOKLYN RAILROAD - LEFT FOREGROUND
TO RIGHT - HAS BEEN ELECTRIFIED.   ONE OF THEIR CARS IS IN THE DISTANCE AT THE RIGHT.
THE CONEY ISLAND ELEVATED RY. / SEA VIEW R.R. DEPOT IS JUST WEST OF THE HOTEL BRIGHTON.




ACCORDING TO THIS DOCUMENT THE ORIGINAL TERMINAL WAS MOVED EAST TO THE MARINE
RAILWAY DEPOT AND THE RIGHT-OF-WAY WAS EXTENDED VIA A LOOP BACK TO THE MAIN TRACK.




THIS ARTIST'S RENDITION FROM 1886 - 1889 SHOWS THE CIERY/SVRR ELEVATED LINE.


THIS LARGER VIEW SHOWS THE BRIDGE OVER OCEAN PARKWAY.


THIS LARGER VIEW SHOWS BOTH THE ORIGINAL DEPOT AND THE
NEW ONE AT THE MARINE RAILWAY DEPOT.   NO LOOP IS SHOWN.


THIS BLURRY IMAGE IS FROM AN 1880'S STEREO VIEW PHOTOGRAPH.   THE VIEW IS EAST
TOWARD BRIGHTON BEACH AND SHOWS THE C.I.E.RY. BRIDGE OVER OCEAN PARKWAY.


IN THE LEFT FOREGROUND OF THE 1890'S PHOTO ARE TWO BOYNTON BICYCLE
(MONORAIL) RAILROAD STEAM LOCOMOTIVES - "CYCLES" - WHICH RAN ON
THE FORMER NEW YORK AND BRIGHTON BEACH RAILWAY RIGHT-OF-WAY.


THIS MAP SHOWS THE C. I. E. RY./SEA VIEW R. R. AND THE N. Y. & B. B. RY.




CLOSEST


A CONEY ISLAND ELEVATED TRAIN CROSSING OCEAN PARKWAY


1881 VIEW SHOWS VANDERVEER'S RESTAURANT AND BATHING PAVILION,
THE SEASIDE AQUARIUM AND A C.I.E.RY. TRAIN


CLOSER VIEW


CLOSEST


1885 STEREO VIEW PHOTO


IN THIS 1905 PHOTO THE ELEVATED STRUCTURE HAS BEEN REMOVED.


LOOKING EAST ALONG THE RIGHT OF WAY AT WEST FIFTH STREET


PROBBER'S DELICATESSEN AND LUNCH ROOM


NEW YORK & SEA BEACH RAILWAY PASSENGERS COULD RIDE
FROM SEA BEACH PALACE TO BRIGHTON BEACH ON THE C.I.E.RY.


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go to ----> BRIGHTON BEACH

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