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BROOKLYN'S   UNION   DEPOT


ON   FIFTH   AVENUE   AT   36th   STREET
THE   PROSPECT   PARK   AND   CONEY   ISLAND   RAILROAD
AND   THE   BROOKLYN   BATH   &   WEST   END   RAILROAD
BUILT   THE   UNION   DEPOT   WHICH   OPENED   IN   1890.
PASSENGERS COULD WALK FROM THE PLATFORM OF
THE BROOKLYN UNION ELEVATED RAILROAD STATION
INTO THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE UNION DEPOT.



TICKET   FROM   CONEY   ISLAND   TO   UNION   DEPOT


FROM   A   1900   B.R.T.   MAP


ROUGH   SKETCH   OF   MAP   FROM   AN   1890s   ATLAS


UNION   DEPOT   IS   LISTED   IN   THE   LONG
ISLAND   RAIL   ROAD   JULY   1,   1903   C.  R.  4.


FROM   THE   AUGUST   10,   1890   BROOKLYN   EAGLE


TWO   1899   PHOTOGRAPHS




THE   DEPOT   WAS   ENLARGED   AND   BECAME   A   SHOP   BUILDING

1918


1936


1950'S


BILL   SLADE   TOOK   THIS   PHOTOGRAPH   IN   1949


IN   1984   SLATED   FOR   DEMOLITION







BROOKLYN  UNION  ELEVATED  RAILROAD'S  5TH  AVENUE  EL

FORNEY   NUMBER   ONE


SOUTH OF 36TH STREET STATION WAS A JUNCTION CONTROLLED BY AN INTERLOCKING.   THE TRACKS TO THE LEFT WENT TO NINTH AVENUE AND WERE USED BY WEST END AND CULVER TRAINS.   THE TRACKS TO THE RIGHT WENT TO THIRD AVENUE AND SOUTH TO 65TH STREET BAY RIDGE AND WERE USED BY THROUGH TRAINS AND THIS ONE CAR SHUTTLE.


THE   SHUTTLE   CONNECTING   WITH   A   THROUGH   TRAIN   TO   CONEY   ISLAND


AT 65TH STREET PASSENGERS COULD CHANGE TO A STREET CAR WHICH RAN DOWN A RAMP TO STREET LEVEL.   UNTIL PASSENGER SERVICE TO BAY RIDGE WAS WITHDRAWN IN 1897 PASSENGERS COULD WALK DOWNSTAIRS TO A LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD TRAIN TO MANHATTAN BEACH OR A CULVER TRAIN TO CONEY ISLAND.


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