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(image 122066)
(387k, 1044x698)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: 14th Street/Union Square
Route: 6
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: Richard Chase
Date: 5/28/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1547


(image 101631)
(269k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: W
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8787
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1550


(image 101625)
(315k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: Work Service
Car: R-52 Locomotive 73
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1103


(image 101632)
(296k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: W
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8728
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Notes: With approaching R160B 8987 on N
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1703


(image 101633)
(257k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: N
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8927
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1124


(image 101629)
(171k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: W
Car: R-160B (Option 1) (Kawasaki, 2008-2009) 9029
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Notes: With Flat car OF526
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1624


(image 101628)
(307k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: Work Service
Car: R-113 Crane Car 268
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Notes: With R160B 9031 W train
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1152


(image 101623)
(336k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: N
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8767
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Notes: With Crane OC268
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1406


(image 101622)
(356k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: N
Car: R-160A-2 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 5 car sets) 8697
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Notes: With Crane OC268
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1857


(image 101626)
(271k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: Work Service
Car: R-161 Rider Car (ex-R-33) RD411 (ex-8955)
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1030


(image 101627)
(312k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: Work Service
Car: Flat Car 526
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1330


(image 101630)
(275k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: Work Service
Car: R-52 Locomotive 73
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Notes: R160B N train approaching
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1150


(image 101624)
(320k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: N
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8767
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1272


(image 101616)
(297k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Broadway Line
Location: Rector Street
Route: R
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4583
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1872


(image 101621)
(226k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 34th Street/Penn Station
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4257
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Notes: A train rollsign
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1675


(image 101620)
(281k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 34th Street/Penn Station
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Notes: Express platform
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1248


(image 101618)
(245k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal
Route: E
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9372
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2420


(image 101619)
(256k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal
Route: E
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9362
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2239


(image 101185)
(224k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4433
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 918


(image 101186)
(243k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4406
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 807


(image 101187)
(219k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4155
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 918


(image 101188)
(228k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4407
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 844


(image 101189)
(239k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4357
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1006


(image 101190)
(235k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4154
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 993


(image 101191)
(226k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4391
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 835


(image 101429)
(198k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: Canal Street-Holland Tunnel
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3376
Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1322


(image 101184)
(218k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Lefferts Boulevard
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4433
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 870


(image 101617)
(254k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Lexington Avenue-53rd Street
Route: Testing
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9448
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 5/28/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2069


(image 85645)
(211k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4862
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 1161


(image 85646)
(214k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4863
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 983


(image 85647)
(220k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4864
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1375


(image 101537)
(271k, 1044x702)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Car Delivery - Broadway & Mosholu Ave
Car: R-160B (Option 1) (Kawasaki, 2008-2009) 8993
Photo by: Chris C. Shaffer
Date: 5/28/2008
Notes: New R160 being trucked from Kawasaki plant in Yonkers, NY
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1195


(image 101536)
(248k, 1044x703)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Car Delivery - Broadway & Mosholu Ave
Car: R-160B (Option 1) (Kawasaki, 2008-2009) 8993
Photo by: Chris C. Shaffer
Date: 5/28/2008
Notes: New R160 being trucked from Kawasaki plant in Yonkers, NY
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1139


(image 86020)
(136k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5426
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1625


(image 86013)
(217k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 71st Street
Route: Work Service
Car: R-47 (SBK) Locomotive N1
Photo by: Jorge Catayi
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1316


(image 86012)
(241k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 71st Street
Photo by: Jorge Catayi
Date: 5/28/2008
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1765


(image 85643)
(182k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4557
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1404


(image 86019)
(143k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 111th Street/Greenwood Avenue
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5222
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2130


(image 86022)
(110k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5266
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1750


(image 86023)
(126k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5246
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1547


(image 86021)
(124k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5426
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1546


(image 85861)
(142k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: A
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 3974
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1870


(image 85862)
(123k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: A
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3621
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1518


(image 85863)
(132k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: Testing
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8948
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2171


(image 85864)
(113k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: Testing
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8952
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2115


(image 85865)
(125k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: Testing
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8952
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1679


(image 85866)
(109k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4560
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1817


(image 85867)
(123k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 80th Street/Hudson Street
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4571
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1467


(image 85868)
(111k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 88th Street/Boyd Avenue
Route: A
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3493
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1402


(image 85644)
(186k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Lefferts Boulevard
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4600
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 5/28/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1371


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