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THE   LONG   ISLAND   CITY   AND
MANHATTAN   BEACH   RAILROAD   COMPANY


THE   LONG   ISLAND   CITY   AND   MANHATTAN   BEACH   RAILROAD   COMPANY
WAS   INCORPORATED   FEBRUARY   24,   1883   TO   CONNECT   THE   NEW   YORK  &  MANHATTAN   BEACH   RAILWAY   AT   COOPER   AVENUE   JUNCTION   WITH   THE   LONG   ISLAND   RAIL   ROAD   MONTAUK   DIVISION   AT   FRESH   POND   JUNCTION.


 

TOWER   NUMBER   70   -   MY   TOWER

A TOWER WAS ERECTED AT MYRTLE AVENUE TROLLEY CROSSING IN JUNE, 1892






MYRTLE   AVENUE   IN   1914


MYRTLE   AVENUE   STATION

IN 1893 A PASSENGER STATION WAS OPENED.
THE 1914 GRADE CROSSING ELIMINATION PROVIDED
A SHORT PLATFORM WITH STAIRS TO THE STREET.
THE STATION CLOSED IN 1924 AND THE STAIRWAY WAS SEALED
BUT SOME REMAINS LASTED.   THESE ARE 1982 PHOTOGRAPHS.


IN THE BACKGROUND ARE A CONRAIL FREIGHT AND THE CLOSED FREMONT TOWER.






CYPRESS   AVENUE   STATION

IN 1883 A PASSENGER STATION WAS OPENED.
THIS IS LOOKING SOUTH FROM CYPRESS AVENUE CROSSING.


THE 1914 GRADE CROSSING ELIMINATION PROVIDED
A SHORT PLATFORM WITH STAIRS TO THE STREET.


THE STATION CLOSED IN 1924 AND THE STAIRWAY WAS SEALED
BUT SOME REMAINS LASTED.   THESE ARE 1982 PHOTOGRAPHS.


TOWER   NUMBER   71   -   CY   TOWER

A TOWER WAS ERECTED AT CYPRESS AVENUE TROLLEY CROSSING IN 1895









COOPER   AVENUE   CROSSING



COOPER   AVENUE   JUNCTION



ON AUGUST 27, 1885 THIS COMPANY WAS CONSOLIDATED WITH
THE NEW YORK & MANHATTAN BEACH RAILWAY COMPANY AND
THE NEW YORK, BAY RIDGE AND JAMAICA RAILROAD COMPANY TO FORM

THE  NEW  YORK,  BROOKLYN  AND  MANHATTAN  BEACH  RAILWAY  COMPANY.



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