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THE   BROOKLYN   &   JAMAICA   RAIL   ROAD
THE   LONG     ISLAND   RAIL   ROAD
and    ATLANTIC   AVENUE


PAGE NEW NOVEMBER 16, 2003 - REVISED FEBRUARY 25, 2017

THE   ATLANTIC   AVENUE   IMPROVEMENT

DIVISION   TWO   -   PART   ONE


NOSTRAND   AVENUE   GRADE   CROSSING   LOOKING   NORTHEAST


NOSTRAND   AVENUE   GRADE   CROSSING   LOOKING   NORTH


NOSTRAND   AVENUE   GRADE   CROSSING   LOOKING   EAST


NOSTRAND AVENUE'S TICKET OFFICE WAS A BRICK BUILDING
IN THE SOUTHWEST QUADRANT OF THE CROSSING





DIVISION TWO'S ELEVATED STRUCTURE OPENED NOVEMBER 21, 1903
FOR NEARLY TWO YEARS FREIGHT AND PASSENGER TRAINS WERE STEAM HAULED


THE LONG ISLAND PLANNED TO REPLACE THE STEAM RAPID TRANSIT OPERATION WITH
TROLLEY CAR SERVICE BENEATH THE EL AND ACTUALLY INSTALLED RAILS AND BOND WIRES



EAST   PORTAL   AND   EAST   END   OF   DIVISION   ONE


APPROACHING DIVISION TWO FROM THE WEST


MP-54s APPROACHING NOSTRAND AVENUE FROM THE WEST


NOSTRAND AVENUE LOOKING NORTHEAST


NOSTRAND AVENUE GRADE CROSSING LOOKING SOUTHWEST


APPROACHING NOSTRAND AVENUE STATION FROM THE WEST


THERE WERE TICKET OFFICES ON BOTH PLATFORMS.




THE EASTBOUND STATION BUILDING


NOSTRAND AVENUE STATION LOOKING WEST


TRAIN NUMBER 845 APPROACHES


NOSTRAND AVENUE STATION LOOKING WEST - NOTICE "EXIT ONLY" SIGN AND
TURNSTILE.   NOSTRAND AVENUE WAS SO BUSY THAT TICKET COLLECTORS
WERE STATIONED ON THE EASTBOUND PLATFORM AROUND THE CLOCK
AND ON THE WESTBOUND PLATFORM FROM 7:00 A.M. UNTIL 3:00 P.M.


FROM "MANUAL OF INSTRUCTIONS issued by the ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT" OCTOBER 1, 1929







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