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THE     LONG     ISLAND     RAIL     ROAD     COMPANY
THE   GLENDALE   CUT - OFF
1913   MATAWOK   STATION   -   1927   PARKSIDE   STATION
THE   NEW   YORK   &   ROCKAWAY   BEACH   RAIL   ROAD



IN 1905 THE RAILROAD ACQUIRED THE RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR THE GLENDALE CUT - OFF AND THE HI TENSION LINES WHICH CONNECTED THE LONG ISLAND CITY POWER HOUSE WITH SUB STATION NUMBER THREE AT WOODHAVEN JUNCTION.     THE PROPERTY AS FAR SOUTH AS YELLOWSTONE AVE (1919) WAS SOLD BY THE MATAWOK LAND COMPANY TO THE LIRR'S STUYVESANT REAL ESTATE IN 1905 AND BY S.R.E. TO THE L.I.R.R. IN 1912.


THE   GLENDALE   CUT - OFF   OPENED   IN   JUNE   1910.

FROM   1909   AND   1910   ANNUAL   REPORTS




ON  THE  GLENDALE  CUT  -  OFF  A  STATION,  
"MATAWOK",   WAS  SHOWN  IN  EMPLOYE
TIME   TABLE   NUMBER   69,   EFFECTIVE   MAY   25,   1913   AND   THE   C.R.4.   OF   MARCH   1913.

GO   TO   ---->   THE   FIRST   MATAWOK   STATION

THIS   MAP   FROM   A   1908   PUBLIC   TIME   TABLE   SHOWS   MATAWOK
AND  SHOWS  THE  FUTURE  GLENDALE  CUT - OFF  BY  A  BROKEN  LINE.

THE  JUNE   30,   1915   PUBLIC  TABLE  SHOWS  MATAWOK  ON  THE
MAP   BUT  DOES   NOT   LIST   IT   IN   THE   INDEX   OF   STATIONS.




FEBRUARY  22,   1927  HENRY  WILHELM  MAP.   THE  TRAILING  POINT  SWITCH  JUST  WEST
OF   SIGNAL   R68   CONNECTED  WITH  THE  WESTBOUND  MONTAUK  BRANCH  TRACK  AND
WAS  REMOVED  WHEN  PARKSIDE  STATION  OPENED  ON  SEPTEMBER  15  ( AS  GLENDALE ).




SCENES   ALONG   THE   GLENDALE   CUT - OFF



LOOKING   WEST   CIRCA   1915.     G. R. S.   COMPANY   PHOTO.     SIGNAL   "R58"   WAS
LATER   RENAMED   "R63".     FLEET   STREET   YARD   LEAD   AND   SWITCH   AT   RIGHT.


IN   THE   BACKGROUND   MAIN   LINE   MILE   POST   SIX.


BILL   SLADE   1954   PHOTO



ONE   CONCRETE   FOUNDATION   FROM   THE   1922   FOOTBRIDGE   REMAINED  FOR   YEARS.

Go   to  ----->   THE   SECOND   MATAWOK     STATION   ( ON   THE   MAIN   LINE )


THIS   IS   A   BILL   RUGEN   PHOTO   OF   AN   APRIL   28,   1957   FANTRIP.





FLEET   STREET   -   LOCATION   OF   MARCH   1913   MATAWOK   STATION

JULY   27,   1954   PHOTO   BY   BILL   SLADE


Go   to   ----->   THE   FIRST   MATAWOK   STATION



PARKSIDE   ( GLENDALE )   STATION






EMPLOYE   TIME  -  TABLE   NUMBER   107   OF   OCTOBER   19,   1927   LISTED   "GLENDALE".
THE   OFFICIAL   WHO   WAS   ISSUED   THIS   TIMETABLE   CHANGED   IT   IN   PENCIL   TO   "PARKSIDE".


1940'S   (?)   PHOTO   SHOWS   WESTBOUND   TRAIN   ARRIVING


THREE   JULY   1954   PHOTOS   BY   BILL   SLADE




LOOKING   EAST   ON   METROPOLITAN   AVENUE   AT   TROTTING   COURSE   LANE








SINGLE   TRACK   -   ONE   LOW   PLATFORM   BUILT   ATOP   OLD   EASTBOUND   TRACK.   HIGH   PLATFORM   OUT   OF   SERVICE.



LAST   DAY   OF   SERVICE,   JUNE   8,   1962


GLENDALE     JUNCTION       LOOKING   SOUTH   IN   1932




GLENDALE     JUNCTION       LOOKING   EAST   IN   1909  -  1910.   GLENDALE   CUT  -  OFF   BEING   COMPLETED.


JULY   1954   PHOTO   BY   BILL   SLADE


TWO   EARLY   1960'S   PHOTOS




CLOSE     CLEARANCE!



GLENDALE     JUNCTION     LOOKING  SOUTHEAST  IN  1906.

HIGH  TENSION  LINES  IN  SERVICE   BUT   GLENDALE   CUT  -  OFF   NOT   YET   UNDER   CONSTRUCTION.


GLENDALE     JUNCTION       LOOKING   NORTH   IN   1932.

SWITCH   AND   SIDETRACK   FOR   GLENDALE   RIBBON   MILLS.


LOOKING   NORTH   JUNE   3,   1937.       NEW     UNION   TURNPIKE
UNDERGRADE   BRIDGE   IS   JUST   NORTH   OF   SWITCH   FOR   GLENDALE
RIBBON   MILLS.   THE   GRADE   CROSSING   IS   TROTTING   COURSE   LANE.


THE   GLENDALE   CUT  - OFF   AND   VALUATION   SECTION   2E   ENDED  AT  THE
POINT  OF  SWITCH  OF  CONNECTION  WITH  THE  ROCKAWAY  BEACH  BRANCH.


THE   GLENDALE   CUT  - OFF   AND   VALUATION   SECTION   2E   ENDED  AT  THE
POINT  OF  SWITCH  OF  CONNECTION  WITH  THE  ROCKAWAY  BEACH  BRANCH.




R. I. P.    -     SEPTEMBER     1962     REMAINS




Go   to   ----->   THE   FIRST   MATAWOK   STATION


Go   to   ----->   THE   SECOND   MATAWOK   STATION


Go   to   ----->   BROOKLYN   HILLS   STATION   -   BROOKLYN   MANOR   STATION


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