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(image 146745)
(312k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: SIRT
Location: Nassau
Photo by: Ian Dale
Date: 1/22/2017
Notes: Photo taken day after station closure.
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 438


(image 146746)
(303k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: SIRT
Location: Nassau
Photo by: Ian Dale
Date: 1/22/2017
Notes: Photo taken day after station closure.
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 429


(image 146750)
(295k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: SIRT
Location: Atlantic
Photo by: Ian Dale
Date: 1/22/2017
Notes: Photo taken day after station closure.
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 345


(image 146747)
(271k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: SIRT
Location: Atlantic
Photo by: Ian Dale
Date: 1/22/2017
Notes: Photo taken day after station closure.
Viewed (this week/total): 15 / 405


(image 146748)
(265k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: SIRT
Location: Atlantic
Photo by: Ian Dale
Date: 1/22/2017
Notes: Photo taken day after station closure.
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 356


(image 146749)
(285k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: SIRT
Location: Atlantic
Photo by: Ian Dale
Date: 1/22/2017
Notes: Photo taken day after station closure.
Viewed (this week/total): 16 / 408


(image 139377)
(391k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Pelham Line
Location: Pelham Bay Park
Route: 6
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987)
Photo by: Vinny LaFaro
Date: 1/22/2013
Notes: Incorrect sign
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 2152


(image 131248)
(284k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Corona Yard
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987)
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1044


(image 131249)
(372k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Corona Yard
Car: R-188 (R-142A Conversion, Kawasaki, 1999-2002) 7211
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1559


(image 131250)
(374k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Corona Yard
Car: R-188 (R-142A Conversion, Kawasaki, 1999-2002) 7211
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1274


(image 133515)
(454k, 1044x689)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Ocean Parkway
Route: Q
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8967
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1323


(image 133516)
(345k, 1044x700)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Broadway Line
Location: 28th Street
Route: Q
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8947
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 1/22/2012
Notes: With R68A 5054 Snow Layup
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1302


(image 132118)
(282k, 1024x668)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 1/22/2012
Notes: Entrance signage.
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 685


(image 132119)
(256k, 1024x676)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 1/22/2012
Notes: To street signage.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 676


(image 133246)
(381k, 1024x676)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Howard Beach
Route: A
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 6064
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 979


(image 133753)
(370k, 1024x680)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Howard Beach
Route: A
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5964
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 900


(image 133338)
(406k, 1024x680)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Howard Beach
Route: A
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 6000
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 911


(image 133340)
(335k, 1024x680)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Howard Beach
Route: A
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 6206
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1157


(image 131246)
(324k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Willets Point/Mets (fmr. Shea Stadium)
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1921
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1201


(image 131247)
(308k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Willets Point/Mets (fmr. Shea Stadium)
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1921
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 997


(image 109589)
(291k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Grand Central
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 2118
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 1/22/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1463


(image 109588)
(304k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Grand Central
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 1/22/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1098


(image 95624)
(259k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3535
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 1/22/2009
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1156


(image 95622)
(234k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4021
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 1/22/2009
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1189


(image 95623)
(228k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4020
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 1/22/2009
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 959


(image 98541)
(215k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Avenue J
Route: Q
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8782
Photo by: David M.
Date: 1/22/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1114


(image 95621)
(195k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 190th Street/Overlook Terrace
Route: A
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4356
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 1/22/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1257


(image 95599)
(117k, 768x1024)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 168th Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 1/22/2009
Notes: Very old service map at 168th St.
Viewed (this week/total): 16 / 2283


(image 95600)
(109k, 865x1024)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 168th Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 1/22/2009
Notes: Very old service map at 168th St.
Viewed (this week/total): 20 / 2115


(image 95601)
(98k, 820x1024)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 168th Street
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 1/22/2009
Notes: Very old service map at 168th St.
Viewed (this week/total): 19 / 1851


(image 95602)
(84k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Times Square
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 1/22/2009
Notes: View into stub end tunnel, being extended to Javits Ctr.
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 5203


(image 95758)
(172k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 52nd Street/Lincoln Avenue
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 2054
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1234


(image 95759)
(121k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 52nd Street/Lincoln Avenue
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 2039
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1255


(image 79817)
(312k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Fort Hamilton Parkway
Route: N
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8827
Photo by: Philip D'Allesandro
Date: 1/22/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 2569


(image 79818)
(297k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Fort Hamilton Parkway
Route: N
Car: R-160B (Kawasaki, 2005-2008) 8828
Photo by: Philip D'Allesandro
Date: 1/22/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2770


(image 79821)
(210k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: Bay Parkway
Route: M
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4817
Photo by: Philip D'Allesandro
Date: 1/22/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 2726


(image 79819)
(346k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 9th Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4597
Photo by: Philip D'Allesandro
Date: 1/22/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 3385


(image 79822)
(293k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 9th Avenue
Route: D
Car: R-68 (Westinghouse-Amrail, 1986-1988) 2530
Photo by: Philip D'Allesandro
Date: 1/22/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2738


(image 79820)
(334k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 9th Avenue
Route: M
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4706
Photo by: Philip D'Allesandro
Date: 1/22/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 3152


(image 79891)
(109k, 840x635)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal
Route: A
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4103
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 3394


(image 79890)
(123k, 840x635)
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-32 (Budd, 1964) 3812
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 1/22/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2560


(image 5014)
(240k, 1024x694)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Neck Road
Route: D
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 3975
Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1978
Viewed (this week/total): 19 / 6619


(image 5080)
(188k, 1024x678)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Fort Hamilton Parkway
Route: N
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4091
Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1978
Viewed (this week/total): 17 / 6194


(image 2528)
(241k, 1024x686)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: West 4th Street/Washington Square
Route: A
Car: R-10 (American Car & Foundry, 1948) 3273
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 18 / 4995


(image 4844)
(163k, 1024x682)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: West 4th Street/Washington Square
Route: AA
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3694
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 12 / 4146


(image 5041)
(185k, 1024x667)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: West 4th Street/Washington Square
Route: E
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 4007
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 15 / 4574


(image 2370)
(224k, 1024x692)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: West 4th Street/Washington Square
Route: A
Car: R-10 (American Car & Foundry, 1948) 2968 (ex-1821)
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 5005


(image 5460)
(98k, 768x512)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: West 4th Street/Washington Square
Route: AA
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4665
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 3755


(image 122430)
(219k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: West 4th Street/Washington Square
Route: A
Car: R-10 (American Car & Foundry, 1948) 3118
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 14 / 1387


(image 122431)
(250k, 1024x677)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: West 4th Street/Washington Square
Route: A
Car: R-10 (American Car & Foundry, 1948) 3185
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 1/22/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 17 / 1512


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