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(image 146211)
(107k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Times Square-Grand Central Shuttle
Location: Grand Central
Route: S
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1932
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 10/19/2015
Notes: Verizon wrap
Viewed (this week/total): 14 / 546


(image 146202)
(167k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Times Square-Grand Central Shuttle
Location: Grand Central
Route: S
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1949
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 10/19/2015
Notes: NYC marathon wrap.
Viewed (this week/total): 14 / 423


(image 146203)
(164k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Times Square-Grand Central Shuttle
Location: Grand Central
Route: S
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1951
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 10/19/2015
Notes: NYC marathon wrap.
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 402


(image 146204)
(136k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Times Square-Grand Central Shuttle
Location: Grand Central
Route: S
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1951
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 10/19/2015
Notes: NYC marathon wrap.
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 334


(image 146210)
(111k, 1024x768)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Times Square-Grand Central Shuttle
Location: Grand Central
Route: S
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1932
Photo by: Robbie Rosenfeld
Date: 10/19/2015
Notes: Verizon wrap
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 448


(image 137441)
(144k, 724x486)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: DeKalb Avenue
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Notes: View south into tunnel.
Viewed (this week/total): 29 / 1745


(image 137423)
(442k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Avenue H
Route: Q
Car: R-160A/R-160B Series (Number Unknown)
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Notes: With R-68 on B
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1239


(image 137437)
(479k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Avenue H
Route: B
Car: R-68A (Kawasaki, 1988-1989) 5078
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 887


(image 137438)
(469k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Avenue H
Route: B
Car: R-68A (Kawasaki, 1988-1989) 5134
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 789


(image 137419)
(441k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Avenue J
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 657


(image 137420)
(496k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Kings Highway
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 13 / 699


(image 137431)
(226k, 724x486)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Kings Highway
Route: Q
Car: R-160B (Option 1) (Kawasaki, 2008-2009) 9178
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 637


(image 137434)
(458k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Brighton Line
Location: Kings Highway
Route: B
Car: R-68 (Westinghouse-Amrail, 1986-1988) 2844
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 873


(image 137294)
(349k, 1024x720)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Dyre Ave. Line
Location: Dyre Avenue
Route: Work Service
Car: R-29 (St. Louis, 1962) 8679
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1303


(image 137299)
(360k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Dyre Ave. Line
Location: Dyre Avenue
Route: Work Service
Car: R-36 World's Fair (St. Louis, 1963-64) 9585
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1389


(image 137292)
(317k, 1024x687)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: East 180th Street
Route: Work Service
Car: R-28 (American Car & Foundry, 1960-61) 7924
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1213


(image 137293)
(340k, 1024x709)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: East 180th Street
Route: Work Service
Car: R-28 (American Car & Foundry, 1960-61) 7925
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 10/19/2012
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1291


(image 113651)
(220k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 125th Street
Route: Work Service
Car: R-33 World's Fair (St. Louis, 1963-64) 9317
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 10/19/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1437


(image 113646)
(280k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 125th Street
Route: Work Service
Car: R-33 World's Fair (St. Louis, 1963-64) 9337
Photo by: Michael Hodurski
Date: 10/19/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1380


(image 106623)
(214k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 23rd Street
Route: F
Car: R-160A (Option 1) (Alstom, 2008-2009, 5 car sets) 9497
Photo by: David Pirmann
Date: 10/19/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1576


(image 106622)
(211k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 47-50th Street/Rockefeller Center
Route: V
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 58xx
Photo by: David Pirmann
Date: 10/19/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1661


(image 94246)
(189k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Brooklyn Line
Location: Sutter Avenue/Rutland Road
Route: 4
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: Professor J
Date: 10/19/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 2434


(image 100653)
(167k, 820x700)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: 125th Street
Route: 1
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 2206
Photo by: Jorge Catayi
Date: 10/19/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1414


(image 142912)
(226k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Unionport Yard
Car: R-28 (American Car & Foundry, 1960-61) 7925
Photo by: Omar Pagan
Date: 10/19/2006
Viewed (this week/total): 14 / 861


(image 142913)
(419k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Dyre Ave. Line
Location: Morris Park
Route: 5
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: Omar Pagan
Date: 10/19/2006
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1200


(image 122924)
(243k, 1024x698)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Times Square-Grand Central Shuttle
Location: Grand Central
Car: R-62 (Kawasaki, 1983-1985) 1331
Photo by: Eric Oszustowicz
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 10/19/1987
Viewed (this week/total): 15 / 2421


(image 125646)
(248k, 1024x692)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Times Square-Grand Central Shuttle
Location: Grand Central
Route: S
Car: R-62 (Kawasaki, 1983-1985) 1546
Photo by: Eric Oszustowicz
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 10/19/1987
Viewed (this week/total): 13 / 1796


(image 127237)
(66k, 1000x375)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: 231st Street
Route: 1
Car: R-21 (St. Louis, 1956-57) 7226
Photo by: Robert Callahan
Date: 10/19/1984
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 780


(image 127398)
(58k, 1000x354)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: 231st Street
Route: 1
Car: R-22 (St. Louis, 1957-58) 7386
Photo by: Robert Callahan
Date: 10/19/1984
Viewed (this week/total): 13 / 764


(image 126986)
(66k, 900x458)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: 231st Street
Route: Work Service
Car: R-43 Locomotive 60
Photo by: Robert Callahan
Date: 10/19/1984
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 933


(image 5233)
(219k, 1024x685)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 105th Street/Seaside
Route: CC
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4362 (ex-4462)
Photo by: Doug Grotjahn
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 10/19/1980
Viewed (this week/total): 18 / 5750


(image 3018)
(171k, 1024x646)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: RR
Car: R-16 (American Car & Foundry, 1955) 6441
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 10/19/1969
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 3664


(image 24657)
(164k, 1024x644)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: 30th/Grand Aves.
Route: RR
Car: R-16 (American Car & Foundry, 1955) 6427
Photo by: Joe Testagrose
Date: 10/19/1969
Viewed (this week/total): 12 / 3348


(image 25694)
(230k, 1024x673)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: BMT D-Type Triplex 6051
Photo by: Hal Smith Collection
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 10/19/1962
Viewed (this week/total): 20 / 3199


(image 112934)
(183k, 1024x686)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: Atlantic Avenue
Route: BMT 14
Car: R-16 (American Car & Foundry, 1955) 6317
Collection of: George Conrad Collection
Date: 10/19/1962
Viewed (this week/total): 22 / 3009


(image 25693)
(251k, 1024x685)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: Allerton Avenue
Car: Low-V 5294
Photo by: Hal Smith Collection
Collection of: Joe Testagrose
Date: 10/19/1962
Viewed (this week/total): 16 / 3406


(image 114441)
(212k, 1024x797)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: Allerton Avenue
Car: Low-V
Collection of: George Conrad Collection
Date: 10/19/1962
Viewed (this week/total): 12 / 2477


(image 114443)
(230k, 1024x707)
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.
Car: Low-V
Collection of: George Conrad Collection
Date: 10/19/1962
Viewed (this week/total): 43 / 4305


(image 45165)
(183k, 1024x676)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: Freeman Street
Route: Work Service
Car: Composite 3xxx
Photo by: Harry Pinsker
Date: 10/19/1959
Viewed (this week/total): 16 / 3450


(image 136478)
(245k, 800x661)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: 9th Avenue El
Location: 159th Street Yard
Collection of: Frank Pfuhler
Date: 10/19/1942
Viewed (this week/total): 47 / 1932


(image 117053)
(177k, 1024x802)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Parkway (Canarsie) Yard
Car: BMT Elevated Gate Car
Date: 10/19/1915
Viewed (this week/total): 38 / 1787


(image 141867)
(333k, 1024x717)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT 5th Avenue El
Location: 65th Street
Collection of: Frank Pfuhler
Date: 10/19/1909
Viewed (this week/total): 52 / 1681

     



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