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(image 128796)
(176k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 26 / 5120


(image 128797)
(95k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 16 / 3797


(image 128798)
(137k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 28 / 5711


(image 128799)
(123k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 13 / 3873


(image 128800)
(138k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 17 / 4047


(image 128801)
(102k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 15 / 2563


(image 128802)
(203k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 21 / 3332


(image 128803)
(136k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 12 / 3643


(image 128804)
(164k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 15 / 2519


(image 128805)
(150k, 1128x748)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Culver Line
Location: 9th Avenue (Lower Level)
Collection of: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 16 / 3356


(image 115608)
(237k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 9th Avenue
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 14 / 1730


(image 115606)
(312k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 9th Avenue
Route: Work Service
Car: R-72 Trailer Flat Car (Garrett, 1983)
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1398


(image 115605)
(295k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 9th Avenue
Route: Work Service
Car: R-77 Locomotive 902
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1297


(image 115607)
(284k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 9th Avenue
Route: Work Service
Car: R-113 Crane Car 271
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1192


(image 115609)
(202k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Crosstown Line
Location: 15th Street/Prospect Park
Route: D reroute
Car: R-68/R-68A Series (Number Unknown)
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/12/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1614


(image 100704)
(244k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 42nd Street/Bryant Park
Route: D
Car: R-68 (Westinghouse-Amrail, 1986-1988) 2748
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 12/12/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1670


(image 100705)
(288k, 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)
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 12/12/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 2769


(image 100706)
(242k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Grand Central
Route: Work Service
Car: R-127/R-134 (Kawasaki, 1991-1996) EP013
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 12/12/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 2773


(image 80600)
(96k, 800x600)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Broad Street
Photo by: Phillip Lee
Date: 12/12/2007
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 4074


(image 80601)
(97k, 600x800)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Broad Street
Photo by: Phillip Lee
Date: 12/12/2007
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 2821


(image 80599)
(151k, 800x600)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Bowling Green
Photo by: Phillip Lee
Date: 12/12/2007
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1883


(image 80602)
(88k, 600x800)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT East Side Line
Location: Fulton Street
Photo by: Phillip Lee
Date: 12/12/2007
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 3155


(image 128778)
(259k, 700x1044)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Route: Fan Trip
Car: R-9 (Pressed Steel, 1940) 1802
Photo by: Al Bennett, Jr.
Date: 12/12/2004
Notes: Operators controller.
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1445


(image 128780)
(266k, 1044x700)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Broadway Line
Location: 49th Street
Route: Fan Trip
Car: R-7A (Pullman, 1938) 1575
Photo by: Al Bennett, Jr.
Date: 12/12/2004
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1581


(image 36162)
(210k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Broadway Line
Location: Whitehall Street
Photo by: Richard Panse
Date: 12/12/2004
Artwork: Passages, Frank Giorgini (2000).
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 3581


(image 128781)
(325k, 1044x700)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Broadway Line
Location: 14th Street/Union Square
Route: Fan Trip
Car: R-9 (Pressed Steel, 1940) 1802
Photo by: Al Bennett, Jr.
Date: 12/12/2004
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1302


(image 128183)
(134k, 1024x654)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Concourse Line
Location: Fordham Road
Car: R-110A (Kawasaki, 1992) 8006
Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 12/12/1992
Viewed (this week/total): 13 / 4564


(image 122930)
(349k, 1024x672)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Car: R-68 (Westinghouse-Amrail, 1986-1988) 2762
Photo by: Eric Oszustowicz
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 12/12/1987
Viewed (this week/total): 17 / 3963


(image 4636)
(248k, 1024x677)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Franklin
Location: Franklin Avenue
Route: Franklin Shuttle
Car: R-30 (St. Louis, 1961) 8413
Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 12/12/1982
Viewed (this week/total): 19 / 6711


(image 4906)
(276k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Sheepshead Bay
Route: M
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3833
Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 12/12/1973
Viewed (this week/total): 20 / 6266


(image 12242)
(215k, 1024x659)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: 3rd Avenue El
Location: 204th Street
Car: R-12 (American Car & Foundry, 1948) 5777
Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 12/12/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 4388


(image 12245)
(211k, 1024x674)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: 3rd Avenue El
Location: 204th Street
Car: R-12 (American Car & Foundry, 1948) 5782
Photo by: Steve Zabel
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 12/12/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 3238


(image 4910)
(177k, 1024x657)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Concourse Line
Location: 205th Street
Route: D
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3846
Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 12/12/1971
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 6086


(image 75948)
(30k, 688x527)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Willets Point/Mets (fmr. Shea Stadium)
Photo by: Frank Pfuhler
Date: 12/12/1954
Viewed (this week/total): 20 / 2383


(image 75927)
(23k, 604x540)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Times Square-Grand Central Shuttle
Location: Grand Central
Car: Hi-V 3653
Photo by: Frank Pfuhler
Date: 12/12/1954
Notes: Deck Roof High-V with Manual Doors
Viewed (this week/total): 27 / 3913




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