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(image 119315)
(298k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Location: Metropolitan Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8405
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1001


(image 119316)
(287k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Location: Metropolitan Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8404
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1141


(image 119318)
(264k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Location: Metropolitan Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8424
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1352


(image 130754)
(346k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Location: Metropolitan Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8628
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 1200


(image 130752)
(338k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Location: Metropolitan Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8401
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 880


(image 130751)
(399k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Location: Metropolitan Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8405
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 853


(image 130757)
(326k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Location: Metropolitan Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8421
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 936


(image 130749)
(379k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Myrtle Avenue Line
Location: Metropolitan Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8625
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 752


(image 119317)
(257k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Myrtle Avenue
Route: J
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4825
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1392


(image 130753)
(381k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Myrtle Avenue
Route: J
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8553
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 982


(image 130756)
(362k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Myrtle Avenue
Route: J
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4825
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 716


(image 130750)
(386k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Myrtle Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8628
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 621


(image 130755)
(351k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Myrtle Avenue
Route: J
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8480
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 987


(image 122528)
(421k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Broadway/East New York (Broadway Junction)
Route: Z
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4804
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 3/26/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1059


(image 110799)
(236k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: East 180th Street
Route: 5
Car: R-142 (Primary Order, Bombardier, 1999-2002) 6730
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 3/26/2010
Notes: Last day of Bronx 5 express service (for construction work)
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1691


(image 110801)
(273k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: East 180th Street
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 3/26/2010
Notes: Last look at the original IRT signals, soon to be replaced with new signal system
Viewed (this week/total): 13 / 1536


(image 110802)
(177k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: East 180th Street
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 3/26/2010
Notes: Last look at the original IRT signals, Dyre-bound 5 train leaving East 180th st with signal set to diverge (middle green).
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 1349


(image 110800)
(282k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: West Farms Sq./East Tremont Ave./177th St.
Route: 5
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 3/26/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1220


(image 110798)
(265k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: Freeman Street
Route: 5
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 3/26/2010
Notes: Last day of Bronx 5 express service (for construction work)
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1278


(image 110796)
(223k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: Prospect Avenue
Route: 5
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 3/26/2010
Notes: Last day of Bronx 5 express service (for construction work)
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1690


(image 110797)
(241k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: Prospect Avenue
Route: 5
Car: R-142 (Option Order, Bombardier, 2002-2003) 6996
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 3/26/2010
Notes: Last day of Bronx 5 express service (for construction work)
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1123


(image 98525)
(235k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 3970
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1368


(image 98526)
(230k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 3971
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 18 / 1083


(image 98527)
(196k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4006
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1049


(image 98528)
(239k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4007
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1046


(image 98529)
(237k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3483
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: With R38 4099
Viewed (this week/total): 12 / 1108


(image 98530)
(247k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3634
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: With 3483, 4099
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1250


(image 98531)
(255k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4082
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: With 3378, 4063, 4062
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 954


(image 98532)
(226k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4062
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: With 3378, 4063
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 846


(image 98533)
(235k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3482
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: With 4063, 3379
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 932


(image 98538)
(177k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4063
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: With 4073, 3482, 3379, 4062
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1224


(image 98539)
(184k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4083
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: With 4063, 3482, 3379, 4062
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1215


(image 98540)
(153k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4083
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Notes: With 3482
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 1257


(image 98611)
(229k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: Union Square
Route: L
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002) 8157
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1284


(image 98608)
(243k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 34th Street/Herald Square
Route: F
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9258
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1995


(image 98607)
(225k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 47-50th Street/Rockefeller Center
Route: F
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9258
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1970


(image 98604)
(229k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 47-50th Street/Rockefeller Center
Route: F
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 6090
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1330


(image 98605)
(242k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 47-50th Street/Rockefeller Center
Route: B
Car: R-68A (Kawasaki, 1988-1989) 5172
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1636


(image 98606)
(225k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 47-50th Street/Rockefeller Center
Route: D
Car: R-68 (Westinghouse-Amrail, 1986-1988) 2580
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1377


(image 98537)
(210k, 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) 4437
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 835


(image 98516)
(205k, 1044x611)
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-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5390
Photo by: John Urbanski
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1122


(image 98534)
(209k, 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) 4272
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 813


(image 98535)
(211k, 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) 4321
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1159


(image 98536)
(216k, 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) 4333
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1272


(image 98519)
(258k, 1044x642)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 104th Street/Oxford Ave.
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4294
Photo by: John Urbanski
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1540


(image 98517)
(331k, 1044x794)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Rockaway Boulevard
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4153
Photo by: John Urbanski
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1202


(image 98518)
(267k, 1044x704)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Rockaway Boulevard
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4265
Photo by: John Urbanski
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1053


(image 98515)
(223k, 1044x686)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Aqueduct/North Conduit Avenue
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4347
Photo by: John Urbanski
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1169


(image 98612)
(208k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 5th Avenue
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1990
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1609


(image 98610)
(233k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: 66th Street/Lincoln Center
Route: 1
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1893
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 3/26/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1834


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