My LIRR Website Update March 2019

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nyandw
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My LIRR Website Update March 2019

Post by nyandw » Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:29 pm

http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/lirrwebsiteupdate.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/portje ... %20Project" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE Syosset Station Improvement Project 3/28
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/Ronk-F ... roject.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE Ronkonkoma-Farmingdale Double Track Project 3/27
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/Evergr ... Branch.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE Evergreen Branch 3/18
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/M9/M9.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE LIRR M9 3/16
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/Legion ... Riders.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE Legion of Influential Rail Riders 3/4

Teutobergerwald
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Re: My LIRR Website Update March 2019

Post by Teutobergerwald » Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:13 pm

Well-done, as always! Thank you.
Searching for the eagles of the XVII,XVIII & XIX Legions in Germania.

mirrodie
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Re: My LIRR Website Update March 2019

Post by mirrodie » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:32 am

Evergreen!
All you need is faith
To hear the diesels humming

mirrodie
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Re: My LIRR Website Update March 2019

Post by mirrodie » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:35 am

Wait, any shots of what evergreen looks like now or all paved over?
All you need is faith
To hear the diesels humming

Publius Plunkett
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Re: My LIRR Website Update March 2019

Post by Publius Plunkett » Fri Apr 05, 2019 6:59 am

That part of the LIRR always fascinated me. The ole' timers, used to talk about "running freight trains through peoples' yards", from Varick St. to the Bay Ridge Branch. That is a real old portion of the Railroad. The 1920's map that was in NYANDW's post, was an excellent display of the industrial past of that section of Brooklyn. I noticed several "Brooklyn Ash Removal Co." freight stations on the Map. That company was a Tammany Hall favorite, that was known to gain ash removal concessions from the City for very inflated prices, by greasing the "right people". And they shipped their ash on the "Talcum Powder Express" to the Corona Ash Dump...the same ash dump described in F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" as the "Valley of the Ashes".

What is the Evergreen Branch today? I looked on the 'Net and couldn't really find much of a pictorial history of the Branch. Anyone?

Liquidcamphor
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Re: My LIRR Website Update March 2019

Post by Liquidcamphor » Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:43 am

nysandw would you consider making thread devoted to the Evergreen branch and posting what material you have on it? There seems to be alot of interest in that area of the railroad and a separate thread might pull some interesting info out of the woodwork.

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Re: My LIRR Website Update March 2019

Post by nyandw » Sat Apr 06, 2019 12:47 am

Liquidcamphor wrote:nysandw would you consider making thread devoted to the Evergreen branch and posting what material you have on it? There seems to be alot of interest in that area of the railroad and a separate thread might pull some interesting info out of the woodwork.
Good point LC, done...

Union Tpke
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Re: My LIRR Website Update March 2019

Post by Union Tpke » Thu Apr 25, 2019 10:45 am

nyandw wrote:http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/lirrwebsiteupdate.htm

http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/portje ... %20Project" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE Syosset Station Improvement Project 3/28
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/Ronk-F ... roject.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE Ronkonkoma-Farmingdale Double Track Project 3/27
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/Evergr ... Branch.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE Evergreen Branch 3/18
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/M9/M9.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE LIRR M9 3/16
http://www.trainsarefun.com/lirr/Legion ... Riders.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; NEW PAGE Legion of Influential Rail Riders 3/4
I am glad to see that my work on the Evergreen Branch Wikipedia article was to good use. Keep up the great work!

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