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CENTRAL   RAIL   ROAD   OF   LONG   ISLAND
THE    STEWART    LINE
CENTRAL   RAIL   ROAD   EXTENSION   COMPANY   OF   LONG   ISLAND


GARDEN  CITY   to   HEMPSTEAD   CROSSING

HILTON AVENUE CROSSING LOOKING EAST.


IN THE DISTANCE ARE HC TOWER'S EASTWARD HOME SIGNALS.


IN 1939 THE THIRD TRACK RAILS WERE STILL IN THE CROSSING.








STEWART'S FREIGHT HOUSE BECAME ARNOLD BEHRER'S STORE HOUSE.



FRANKLIN   AVENUE   LOOKING   EAST

"HC" TOWER - THE OLD WINDMILL OR BRICK TOWER - A PORTABLE SUB STATION BUILDING
THE CROSSING WATCHMAN'S CABIN HAD BEEN BUILT WITH A TWO-LEVER DWARF
INTERLOCKING MACHINE CONTROLLING DERAILS AND SIGNALS ON THE NEW
YORK AND LONG ISLAND TRACTION COMPANY TRACKS ON FRANKLIN AVENUE.


NOTE THE WOOD SIGNAL MAST SOON REPLACED BY METAL.


PORTABLE SUB STATION BUILDING


IN 1939 GARDEN CABIN REPLACED GARDEN TOWER
GARDEN CABIN HOME SIGNALS AND END OF DOUBLE TRACK ON HEMPSTEAD BRANCH.


SPRING-SWITCH AT END OF DOUBLE TRACK
CONCRETE FOUNDATIONS REMAINING FROM HC INTERLOCKING




FROM PASSENGER EXTRA 111 WEST, OCTOBER 31, 1954




HENRY WILHELM'S MAP SHOWS GARDEN'S EVOLUTION 1939 UNTIL 1960.


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