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Direction signs help to guide motorists to the Long Island Expressway and the Queens-Midtown Tunnel.

A view of the Kosciosko Bridge, a bridge which carries the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278) over Newtown Creek.

The Long Island Railroad's Montauk Branch trickles down to one track at this section.  Several box cars are parked along the factory siding.  This branch is used predominantly for freight service, and it only has one or two passenger trains that run from Jamaica Station to Long Island City.

Looking west at the Montauk Branch as it passes under the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge.

The area around the Montauk Branch has seen better days, as the area now looks gritty and very uninviting.

A bumper is shrouded by weeds.

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