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THE   SOUTH   BROOKLYN   RAILROAD   AND   TERMINAL   COMPANY
THE   SOUTH   BROOKLYN   RAILWAY   COMPANY




THE SOUTH BROOKLYN AND FLATBUSH RAILROAD COMPANY WAS CHARTERED SEP-
TEMBER 29, 1886 TO BUILD FROM THE BROOKLYN CITY LINE TO JAMAICA.   A SPECIAL FRANCHISE WAS GRANTED JULY 11, 1887 TO BUILD A RAILROAD FROM NEW YORK BAY TO THE BROOKLYN CITY LINE.   ON OCTOBER, 3, 1887 THE S.B.& F.R.R. BECAME THE
SOUTH BROOKLYN RAILROAD AND TERMINAL COMPANY AND WAS SOON LEASED TO THE BROOKLYN, BATH & WEST END.   IT ALLOWED THEIR TRAINS TO REACH 39TH STREET FERRY.   ON JUNE 30, 1897 THE LEASE WAS ASSIGNED TO THE LONG ISLAND RAIL ROAD.
THE S.B.R.R.& T.Co. WAS SOLD IN FORECLOSURE DECEMBER 19, 1899.

THE SOUTH BROOKLYN RAILWAY COMPANY WAS CHARTERED JANUARY 13, 1900
AND ON JANUARY 17 OBTAINED THE PROPERTY OF THE S.B.R.R.& T.R.R.Co.








IN   1887   BROOKLYN,   BATH   &   WEST   END   TRAINS
BEGAN   RUNNING   TO   THE   39TH   STREET   FERRY





FROM   LONG   ISLAND   RAIL   ROAD   JULY   1,   1903   C.  R.  4.






 







THE   39TH   STREET   TROLLEY   CARS   TURNED   ON   LOOP   TRACKS




THE S.B.R.R.&T.CO. WAS BUILT IN A CUT, LATER KNOWN AS "CULVER CUT", AND PASSED UNDER FOURTH AVENUE, WAS IN A TUNNEL BENEATH FIFTH AND SIXTH AVENUES AND WENT UNDER SEVENTH AND EIGHTH AVENUES.   IN THIS PHOTOGRAPH WORK HAS BEGUN ON THE NINTH AVENUE STATION IMPROVEMENT.



FOURTH   AVENUE   WHEN   THE   SUBWAY   WAS   NEAR   COMPLETION.


IN   1984


LOOKING   EAST   FROM   FOURTH   AVENUE


SOUTH   BROOKLYN   RAILWAY   FREIGHT   HOUSE   COURTESY   OF   PAUL   MATUS




SOME   SOUTH   BROOKLYN   RAILWAY   EQUIPMENT












WHITCOMB   DIESEL   ELECTRIC   NUMBER   8  -  PURCHASED   FROM   THE
U.S.   ARMY   -   WAS   PHOTOGRAPHED   IN   1958   BY   GEORGE   ABERE,   JR.




38TH   STREET   YARD   IN   1984


Go   to   ---->   PROSPECT   PARK   &  SOUTH   BROOKLYN


Go   to   ---->   B.  B.  &  C.  I.   -   THE   WEST   END   LINE


Go   to   ---->   P.  P.  &  C.  I.   -   THE   CULVER   LINE


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