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(image 147681)
(332k, 1044x945)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-33 World's Fair (St. Louis, 1963-64) 9331
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 831


(image 147682)
(282k, 1044x670)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-1 (American Car & Foundry, 1930-1931) 103
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Notes: Restoration work completed, needs some finishing work and road testing.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1156


(image 147683)
(273k, 1044x764)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-1 (American Car & Foundry, 1930-1931) 103
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Notes: Restoration work completed, needs some finishing work and road testing.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1062


(image 147684)
(302k, 1044x674)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-17 (St. Louis, 1955-56) 6609
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 834


(image 147685)
(364k, 1044x879)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-17 (St. Louis, 1955-56) 6609
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 848


(image 147686)
(287k, 1044x616)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-33 World's Fair (St. Louis, 1963-64) 9307
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Notes: In the paint shop.
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 1164


(image 147677)
(327k, 1044x729)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 578


(image 147678)
(304k, 1044x723)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1895
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 853


(image 147679)
(267k, 1044x827)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-30 (St. Louis, 1961) 8481
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1093


(image 147680)
(294k, 1044x674)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Shop
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3360
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 823


(image 147676)
(240k, 1044x751)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: Dyckman Street
Photo by: Kevin Wong
Date: 8/5/2017
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 837


(image 140176)
(95k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Broadway Line
Location: Cortlandt Street-World Trade Center
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 8/5/2013
Notes: Underpass
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 978


(image 140177)
(116k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Broadway Line
Location: Cortlandt Street-World Trade Center
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 8/5/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1288


(image 47338)
(225k, 1024x680)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 175th Street/George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal
Photo by: Brian Lee
Date: 8/5/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2332


(image 140233)
(249k, 1024x680)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 175th Street/George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964)
Photo by: Brian Lee
Date: 8/5/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2113


(image 136564)
(132k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 25th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 8/5/2012
Artwork: Rediscovery, Amy Cheng (2012).
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1365


(image 136563)
(133k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 25th Avenue
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 8/5/2012
Artwork: Rediscovery, Amy Cheng (2012).
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 1483


(image 136378)
(198k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: Dyckman Street
Route: Work Service
Car: R-33 World's Fair (St. Louis, 1963-64) 9319
Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Date: 8/5/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1356


(image 126892)
(432k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-161 Rider Car (ex-R-33) RD416
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1208


(image 126893)
(435k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-161 Rider Car (ex-R-33) RD419
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1109


(image 126626)
(452k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-80 MoW Hopper (1983, Maxon) 281
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1296


(image 126627)
(440k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-80 MoW Hopper (1983, Maxon) 290
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1357


(image 126628)
(444k, 1044x692)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-116 MoW Hopper 316
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1174


(image 126629)
(437k, 1044x689)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-116 MoW Hopper 319
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1026


(image 126630)
(411k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-47 Locomotive 70
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1022


(image 126631)
(429k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-77 Locomotive 884
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 988


(image 126633)
(397k, 1044x685)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-102 Crane Car 278
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1322


(image 126634)
(423k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: Flat Car 514
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1236


(image 126635)
(409k, 1044x683)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: Flat Car 520
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1220


(image 126636)
(433k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: Flat Car 525
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1221


(image 126637)
(416k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: Flat Car 526
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1100


(image 127926)
(439k, 1044x695)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Bay Parkway (22nd Avenue)
Route: Work Service
Car: R-77 Locomotive 893
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1024


(image 131004)
(339k, 1024x679)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT West End Line
Location: 55th Street
Route: Yard move
Car: R-160A-2 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 5 car sets) 8657
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 8/5/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1170


(image 104093)
(188k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 2nd Avenue
Route: V
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4644
Photo by: Ian Dale
Date: 8/5/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1475


(image 130529)
(248k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 2nd Avenue
Route: V
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3501
Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Date: 8/5/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1032


(image 93458)
(237k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: 3rd Avenue
Route: L
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002) 8101
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 8/5/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2381


(image 93459)
(238k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: 3rd Avenue
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 8/5/2008
Notes: Station view.
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1915


(image 93461)
(245k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: 3rd Avenue
Route: L
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002) 8304
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 8/5/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2530


(image 93457)
(375k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: 3rd Avenue
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 8/5/2008
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2685


(image 93460)
(263k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: 3rd Avenue
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 8/5/2008
Notes: Mosaic tile tablet.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1415


(image 89059)
(121k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 44th Street/Frank Avenue
Route: A
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4588
Photo by: Robert Marrero
Date: 8/5/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1717


(image 93462)
(241k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: Rector Street
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 8/5/2008
Notes: Station view.
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2518


(image 93464)
(250k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: Rector Street
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 8/5/2008
Notes: Station view.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2298


(image 93463)
(247k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: Rector Street
Photo by: Zach Summer
Date: 8/5/2008
Notes: Station view.
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2127


(image 70839)
(183k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 42nd Street/Bryant Park
Photo by: Bill E.
Date: 8/5/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1821


(image 70838)
(177k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 5th Avenue
Photo by: Bill E.
Date: 8/5/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 2657


(image 70837)
(189k, 788x1044)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: Chambers Street
Photo by: Bill E.
Date: 8/5/2007
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 2233


(image 51916)
(203k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Route: Work Service
Car: R-161 Rider Car (ex-R-33) RD428 (ex-9038)
Photo by: Anthony Maimone
Date: 8/5/2006
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 3484


(image 51914)
(286k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Avenue U
Route: Work Service
Car: R-161 Rider Car (ex-R-33) RD428 (ex-9038)
Photo by: Anthony Maimone
Date: 8/5/2006
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2646


(image 51915)
(228k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Sea Beach Line
Location: Avenue U
Route: Work Service
Car: R-161 Rider Car (ex-R-33) RD406 (ex-8868)
Photo by: Anthony Maimone
Date: 8/5/2006
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 2830


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