ARRT'S    ARRCHIVES



THE   WHITESTONE   BRANCH
WAS   BUILT   BY   THE   FLUSHING   &   NORTH   SIDE   RAIL   ROAD   WHICH   WAS   INCORPORATED   APRIL   3,   1868
PART ONE


1868   FLUSHING   &   NORTH   SIDE   CONSTRUCTION   TRAIN








JC   TOWER   WHITESTONE   JUNCTION


1913   MAP   OF   NEW   "JC"   TOWER   SHOWS   LOCATION   OF   OLD   TOWER




HENRY   WILHELM   MAP











THE   WHITESTONE   BRANCH   EAST   OF   THE   FLUSHING   RIVER   WAS   CLOSED   AND   REMOVED   IN   1932

IN   1939   A   NINE   TRACK   STORAGE   YARD   WITH   FOUR   SERVICING   PLATFORMS
WAS   BUILT   HERE   FOR   PENNSYLVANIA   RAILROAD   WORLD'S   FAIR   TRAINS.





WHITESTONE   JUNCTION   1939


DAVE   KELLER   SENDS   ALONG   THIS   JUNE   2   1951
KELLER   ARCHIVES   SHOT   OF   A   FREIGHT     AT   THE   SWITCH


WHITESTONE   JUNCTION   1953   -   BILL   SLADE   PHOTO


WHITESTONE   JUNCTION   SEPTEMBER   1978


SHEA   STADIUM   STATION   AND   WHITESTONE   JUNCTION







FOUNDATIONS   REMAINING   FROM   JC   INTERLOCKING


A   MILE   POST   -   NUMBER   SEVEN   -   REMAINED   IN   1978


ABOUT   THE   SAME   LOCATION   IN   1939.
TWO   LONG   ISLAND   DD1'S   WITH   PERHAPS   18   P.R.R.   P-70'S.


THE   SAME   LOCATION   IN   1949.     THANKS   TO   DAVE   KELLER   FOR   THESE   TWO   RARE   IMAGES.


LOOKING     SOUTH   -   MILE   POST   SEVEN   AT   LEFT


SHEA     STADIUM



Continued   on   ---->   WHITESTONE   BRANCH   PART   TWO

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