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(image 146128)
(137k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: 8th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/18/2016
Notes: Station renovations.
Viewed (this week/total): 17 / 1125


(image 146129)
(139k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: 8th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/18/2016
Notes: Station renovations.
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1001


(image 146125)
(115k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: 8th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/18/2016
Notes: Station renovations.
Viewed (this week/total): 11 / 1124


(image 146126)
(79k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: 8th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/18/2016
Notes: Station renovations.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1058


(image 146127)
(96k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: 8th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/18/2016
Notes: Station renovations.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1041


(image 146130)
(114k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: 8th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/18/2016
Notes: Temporary platform.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 886


(image 146131)
(95k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: 8th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 2/18/2016
Notes: Headhouse.
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1051


(image 142121)
(406k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East 180th Street Yard
Route: Work Service
Car: R-41 Locomotive 57
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2014
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1404


(image 142122)
(394k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East 180th Street Yard
Route: Work Service
Car: R-47 Locomotive 70
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2014
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1139


(image 142123)
(428k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East 180th Street Yard
Route: Work Service
Car: R-71 Rider Car (R-17/R-21/R-22 Rebuilds) RD345 De-Icer
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2014
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1343


(image 142124)
(469k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East 180th Street Yard
Route: Work Service
Car: R-41 Locomotive 57
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2014
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1488


(image 138976)
(438k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-33 Main Line (St. Louis, 1962-63) 9011 etc
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1085


(image 138977)
(377k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-12 (American Car & Foundry, 1948) 35782
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1270


(image 138878)
(407k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Dyre Ave. Line
Location: Gun Hill Road
Route: 5
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1474


(image 138974)
(426k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Dyre Ave. Line
Location: Gun Hill Road
Route: 5
Car: R-142 (Option Order, Bombardier, 2002-2003) 7035
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1387


(image 138975)
(389k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Dyre Ave. Line
Location: Gun Hill Road
Route: 5
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1393


(image 138978)
(355k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: 215th Street
Route: 1
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987)
Photo by: Nicholas Noel
Date: 2/18/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1357


(image 96787)
(267k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Coney Island/Stillwell Avenue
Route: F
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4687
Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Date: 2/18/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1552


(image 96788)
(229k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Coney Island/Stillwell Avenue
Route: F
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4687
Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Date: 2/18/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1954


(image 80236)
(287k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4935
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1818


(image 30333)
(278k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4892/4893/4935
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2747


(image 80240)
(295k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Notes: L-R: Loco 82, R127/R134, R42 consist signed for "A", R62A set from the 7, R12/R14 Xxxx?, R40M/R42 stored from W.
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 3121


(image 80241)
(274k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Notes: R21/R22 cars for scrapping and R36 WF work train.
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 2439


(image 80237)
(286k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4893
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1455


(image 80242)
(231k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-32 (GE Rebuild) 3937
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 2839


(image 80238)
(275k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-62 (Kawasaki, 1983-1985) 1368
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 3090


(image 80239)
(277k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Notes: Crane being used to load scrap barges.
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1559


(image 80736)
(314k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-142 (Primary Order, Bombardier, 1999-2002) 6380
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 2/18/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 2231


(image 80271)
(226k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens
Route: Layup
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 6206
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 2/18/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2323


(image 80272)
(207k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens
Route: Layup
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 6207
Photo by: John Barnes
Date: 2/18/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2391


(image 59934)
(146k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1623


(image 59936)
(204k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 3952
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 4086


(image 59939)
(163k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 3951
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2348


(image 59938)
(212k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5344
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2270


(image 59933)
(253k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: Ballast Tamper TP238
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 2517


(image 59935)
(188k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: R-38 (St. Louis, 1966-1967) 3952
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2618


(image 59675)
(119k, 1037x778)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 2nd Avenue
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3680
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 3046


(image 59677)
(113k, 1037x778)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 2nd Avenue
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3735
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2539


(image 59676)
(125k, 1037x778)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 2nd Avenue
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3680
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 2338


(image 59685)
(111k, 1037x778)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Roosevelt Avenue
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3712
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2649


(image 59687)
(112k, 1037x778)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Roosevelt Avenue
Route: F
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5648
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 2879


(image 59686)
(99k, 1037x778)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Roosevelt Avenue
Route: R
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5548
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 2971


(image 59688)
(115k, 1037x778)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Union Turnpike/Kew Gardens
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3862
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2849


(image 59941)
(151k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 2214


(image 59942)
(183k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73)
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 2500


(image 59943)
(129k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Route: S
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5452
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 2339


(image 59944)
(143k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Mott Avenue/Far Rockaway
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73)
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2480


(image 59940)
(138k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Rockaway Park/Beach 116th Street
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1769


(image 59937)
(190k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Rockaway Park/Beach 116th Street
Route: S
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5452
Photo by: Chris M.
Date: 2/18/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2093


(image 47456)
(155k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Photo by: James Matthews
Date: 2/18/2006
Notes: View of East New York yard.
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 2574


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