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THE  NEW  YORK  AND  MANHATTAN  BEACH  RAILWAY     Part   Five


TOWER  78  and  NECK  ROAD  STATION


ORIGINAL   RIGHT   OF   WAY   AT   TOP   -   NEW   RIGHT   OF   WAY
(AFTER   GRADE   CROSSING   ELIMINATION)   BELOW


TOWER  78   and   NECK  ROAD
LOOKING  NORTH  FROM  RACE  TRACK IN 1903


NEW   NECK   ROAD   STATION   SEPTEMBER, 1910


NOTE   CROSSOVER   AND   SWITCH   TO   RACE   TRACK.




AND   1986


TRACK ARRANGEMENT IN 1906 SHOWING L.I.R.R.
AND B.R.T FACILITIES AT RACE TRACK.


1910 BLUEPRINT SHOWS L.I.R.R. SINGLE TRACK CONNECTION BECOMING TWO
TRACK AND JOINING OLD RIGHT OF WAY, THEN BEING CROSSED BY B.R.T. TRACK.
NOTE TWO B.R.T. UNDERJUMPS - THE EASTWARD BENEATH THEIR FOUR TRACKS
AND THE TWO L.I.R.R. TRACKS AND THE WESTWARD BENEATH BOTH L.I.R.R.
THE B.R.T. HAS GAINED A TERMINAL CLOSER TO THE RACE TRACK ENTRANCE.


IN 1908 AND 1909 THE L.I.R.R. WAS STILL USING THE ORIGINAL RIGHT OF WAY.   THE
B.R.T. CROSSING WAS PROTECTED BY GATES ACROSS THE B.R.T. WHICH WERE SWUNG
ACROSS THE MANHATTAN BEACH TRACKS TO ALLOW B.R.T. RACE TRAINS TO PASS.


JULY 10, 1909 COLLISION AT GRADE CROSSING AT RACE TRACK




1986 REMAINS OF THE WESTWARD B.R.T. UNDERJUMP.


1986 REMAINS OF THE WESTWARD B.R.T. UNDERJUMP.


1986 REMAINS OF THE EASTWARD B.R.T. UNDERJUMP BENEATH
FOUR BRIGHTON TRACKS AND TWO L.I.R.R. TRACKS.


SHEEPSHEAD   BAY   RACE   TRACK   STATION

Looking North in 1903.   BRT STATION at left is full of ELEVATED CARS and TROLLEY CARS.
L.I.R.R. Train has a NEW CAMELBACK.



Looking North in 1903.   That's a Long Island Rail Road HORSE CAR.



GO TO ---> CONEY ISLAND JOCKEY CLUB at SHEEPSHEAD BAY RACE TRACK


AVENUE   Y   IN   1986.


BLUEPRINT SHOWS OLD AND NEW RIGHTS OF WAY.   NOTE
HEFFNER'S SIDING APPARENTLY A COAL AND LUMBER COMPANY.


LOOKING SOUTH IN 1903 TOWARD HEFFNER'S SIDING.


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