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BELMONT   PARK   RACE   TRACK





BELMONT PARK RACE TRACK OPENED IN MAY 1905.

IN SEPTEMBER 1905 THE TRACKS APPROACHING AND IN THE TERMINAL WERE ELECTRIFIED.

PROGRAMME FOR THE FIRST ELECTRIC TRAIN SERVICE TO BELMONT PARK



STANDARD SEVEN CAR TRAIN WITH FOUR MP41 MOTORS AND THREE CENTER DOOR
WOOD TRAILERS ON THE FOUR TRACK SECTION BETWEEN "QY" CABIN AND "BM" TOWER.





BELMONT   PARK   RACE   TRACK   TERMINAL   1905   -   1910.

STEAM TRAINS to LONG ISLAND CITY and ELECTRIC TRAINS TO BROOKLYN.

THIS   TERMINAL   WAS   SOUTH   OF   HEMPSTEAD   TURNPIKE.







THIS 1950 VIEW COURTESY OF DAVE KELLER IS LOOKING NORTH FROM HEMPSTEAD TURNPIKE.


THANKS   DAVE!

THIS 1950 VIEW COURTESY OF DAVE KELLER IS LOOKING SOUTH FROM HEMPSTEAD TURNPIKE.


THIS 1950'S VIEW COURTESY OF GERALD H. LANDAU IS LOOKING NORTHEAST.


THANKS   GERRY!





AT UNION HALL STREET IN 1947 BILL SLADE PHOTOGRAPHED A BELMONT
PARK HORSE EXTRA WITH A P.R.R. P70 COACH AND TWO HORSE PULLMANS.


1962 BELMONT PARK TERMINAL

LOCATED NORTH OF HEMPSTEAD TURNPIKE














 

THE RETURN HALF OF A 1916 ROUND TRIP TICKET




THANKS   TO   DICK   MAKSE   FOR   THIS   IMAGE


FIFTIETH   ANNIVERSARY   POSTCARD   EMBOSSMENT