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ONE   HUNDRED   YEARS
THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD
1905   -   ELECTRIFICATION   -  2005


JULY   26,   1905   PART   TWO

FROM   EMPLOYE   TIME   TABLE   NUMBER   37   DATED   NOVEMBER   5,   1905




OZONE   PARK

SIGNAL   STATION   NUMBER   91   -   "RK"   TOWER   -   OZONE   PARK   STATION




LOOKING WEST FROM RK - BROOKLYN TRACKS DIVERGE TO LEFT


SIGNAL   STATION   NUMBER   92   -   LR   TOWER




AQUEDUCT     STATION



GO   TO   ---->   AQUEDUCT   RACE   TRACK
and   1941   AQUEDUCT   STATION



RAMBLERSVILLE   -   HOWARD   BEACH

RAMBLERSVILLE AT 160TH AVENUE WAS MOVED NORTH 0.2 MILES AND THIS
DEPOT BUILT IN APRIL 1913.   IN APRIL 1916 IT BECAME HOWARD BEACH.


HAMILTON   BEACH

FIRST APPEARS IN EMPLOYE TIME TABLE NUMBER 90 DATED OCTOBER 16, 1919.
IN THE DISTANCE OF THIS 1953 PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL SLADE IS
THE CLOSED "BEACH" TOWER,   FORMERLY NUMBER 93 - "WD".


CIRCA 1954 GEORGE ABERE JR PHOTO OF WESTBOUND TRAIN


WEST END OF TRESTLE

SIGNAL STATION NUMBER 93 - "WD" TOWER




A 1914 PHOTOGRAPH OF THE JAMAICA BAY TRESTLE


HOWARD STATION WAS LOCATED 0.1 MILE EAST OF "WD" TOWER -
ABOUT WHERE BILL RUGEN PHOTOGRAPHED THIS TRAIN OF 12 MP54s.


GOOSE   CREEK   STATION   -   LOOKING   SOUTH


SEVEN-HUNDRED FEET EAST OF GOOSE CREEK STATION WAS SIGNAL STATION
"EC"   -   PROBABLY NUMBER 94   -   A BLOCK STATION PROBABLY OPEN
ONLY FOR THE SUMMER TIMETABLE.

TWO-THOUSAND EIGHT-HUNDRED FEET FURTHER EAST WAS SIGNAL STATION
"WU"   -   PROBABLY NUMBER 95   -   A BLOCK STATION PROBABLY OPEN
ONLY FOR THE SUMMER TIMETABLE.

IN JUNE 1908 AUTOMATIC SIGNALS WERE INSTALLED BETWEEN RAMBLERSVILLE AND THE RAUNT USING THE "COLEMAN SYSTEM OF SIGNALING FOR ELECTRIC ROADS".   THERE WERE NO INSULATED JOINTS AND NO IMPEDANCE BONDS.

THESE ILLUSTRATIONS ARE FROM THE HALL SIGNAL COMPANY PAMPHLET.







THE     RAUNT


THIRTEEN-HUNDRED FEET EAST OF THE RAUNT WAS SIGNAL STATION "ER" - PROBABLY NUMBER 96 - A BLOCK STATION PROBABLY OPEN ONLY FOR THE SUMMER TIMETABLE.

BROAD   CHANNEL   STATION
LOOKING   NORTH   AUGUST   3,   1914


BROAD   CHANNEL   STATION
LOOKING   NORTH   CIRCA   1937

THANKS   TO   DAVE   KELLER   FOR   THIS   SCAN


LOOKING SOUTH TOWARD BROAD CHANNEL DRAWBRIDGE



BROAD   CHANNEL   DRAWBRIDGE   -   "BC"   CABIN

INTERLOCKING OPERATED BY BRIDGETENDER - PERHAPS A SIGNAL
STATION BEFORE AUTOMATIC SIGNALS WERE INSTALLED ON TRESTLE.



BEACH   CHANNEL   STATION

OFFICIALLY ABANDONED MAY 31,   1905,   IT WAS JUST NORTH OF BEACH CHANNEL DRAWBRIDGE.

BEACH   CHANNEL   DRAWBRIDGE   and
SIGNAL   STATION   NUMBER   101 - "HJ"   TOWER





HAROLD FAGERBERG PHOTO 1939                







Continued on ---->   PART   THREE


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