Little Neck REA express house

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Little Neck REA express house

Postby PhilBob1 » Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:30 pm

I see photos of this facility at ... ington.htm. Latest date on them is 9/18/51. Anyone know when it was OOS and the disposition of the building and siding? I rode to Penn from Little Neck as a teenager in the late 60s but don't remember the express house being there.
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Re: Little Neck REA express house

Postby R36 Combine Coach » Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:22 am

At latest, late 1960s with construction of high platforms for M-1s, if not earlier.
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Re: Little Neck REA express house

Postby nyandw » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:04 pm

The last train to carry mail on the Long Island Rail Road was train #37 running from Speonk to Jamaica on June 18, 1965, thus bringing to a close almost 130 years of U. S. Mail service on the L.I.R.R. November 22, 2017 ... -18-65.jpg
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