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JUNE   5,  1955   -   FIFTY    SIX    YEARS    AGO   -   JUNE   5,   2011

JAMAICA   TO   LONG   ISLAND   CITY

PASSENGER     EXTRA     ENGINE     THIRTY     NINE     EAST

LONG   ISLAND   CITY   TO   GREENPORT



PAGE   REVISED   JUNE   5   AND   JUNE   8   2011






AFTER TRAVELING WEST VIA THE MAIN LINE AND UTILIZING THE MONTAUK
CUT-OFF TO ACCESS THE MONTAUK BRANCH AT BLISS THE SPECIAL
PROCEEDED EAST TO JAMAICA AND MADE A SECOND STOP.


CONDUCTOR JOHN SHLUTER POSED WITH ENGINE THIRTY NINE ON PLATFORM "C"


THE SPECIAL TOOK THE SOUTH SIDING AT HICKSVILLE   -   Photo by Frank Goldsmith




AT RONKONKOMA THE 39 TOOK WATER




AND BILL RUGEN SHOVELED SOME COAL TOWARD THE FRONT OF THE TENDER - Photo by Frank Goldsmith


THE SPECIAL ACCELERATING EAST OF RONKONKOMA - Photo by Frank Goldsmith


A PHOTO STOP WAS MADE AT MANORVILLE




A PHOTO STOP WAS MADE AT MATTITUCK


ARRIVAL AT GREENPORT


AFTER PLACING HER TRAIN IN GREENPORT YARD THE 39 MOVED ONTO THE TURNTABLE . . .


. . . AND WAS TURNED






THE COAL WAS TOPPED OFF . . .




. . . AND THE TENDER FILLED WITH WATER


IN THE STATION NEXT TO TRAIN NUMBER 4211 AND READY
TO DEPART AFTER 4211 REPORTS CLEAR OF THE BLOCK AT "SD"



ROUNDING THE CURVE AT JAMESPORT STATION


AT CALVERTON THE SPECIAL TOOK THE SIDING FOR NUMBER 4214.





NUMBER 4214, ENGINE 2006 PASSING PASSENGER EXTRA 39 WEST AT CALVERTON.


AT RONKONKOMA THE 39 TOOK WATER AGAIN   -   THANKS TO DAVE KELLER FOR THIS PHOTO


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