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Another view of the yard from the Montauk Branch tracks.



An at-grade crossing at 56 road and 49 street.



A Long Island Railroad signal.  The tracks are not electrified in this area, so diesel locomotives must be utilized to pull trains through the area.



Want more?  Check out these links:

New York City at-grade railroad crossings: www.forgotten-ny.com

Long Island Railroad relics in Long Island City: www.forgotten-ny.com

Long Island Railroad Montauk Branch history: www.lirrhistory.com

New York Times article: "Newtown Creek: Sounding a Death Knell for a Long-Forsaken Waterway"

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