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(image 140105)
(307k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Parkway (Canarsie) Yard
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3447
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 998


(image 140106)
(335k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Parkway (Canarsie) Yard
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3447
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 964


(image 140102)
(279k, 1044x596)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8608
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 580


(image 140108)
(222k, 1044x593)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: Atlantic Avenue
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964)
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 12 / 1683


(image 140107)
(218k, 1044x647)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: East 105th Street
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3447
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1463


(image 140104)
(336k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Canarsie Line
Location: Rockaway Parkway
Route: L
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002)
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1378


(image 140101)
(270k, 1044x596)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 104th Street/Oxford Ave.
Route: Work Service
Car: R-77 Locomotive 897
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 751


(image 140103)
(212k, 596x1044)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Brooklyn Line
Location: Borough Hall (West Side Branch)
Route: 3
Car: R-62 (Kawasaki, 1983-1985)
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1583


(image 140100)
(278k, 1044x596)
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.
Route: 2
Car: R-142 or R-142A (Number Unknown)
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1034


(image 140109)
(302k, 1044x596)
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.
Route: 5
Car: R-142 (Primary Order, Bombardier, 1999-2002) 6730
Photo by: Max Diamond
Date: 8/21/2013
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 882


(image 136768)
(133k, 1024x685)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: 82nd Street/Jackson Heights
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987)
Photo by: Robert Fein
Date: 8/21/2011
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 907


(image 113153)
(303k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5822
Photo by: Bob Wright
Date: 8/21/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1311


(image 113152)
(249k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 5824
Photo by: Bob Wright
Date: 8/21/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1116


(image 115643)
(207k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Route: Fan Trip
Car: R-6-3 (American Car & Foundry, 1935) 1000
Photo by: Dennis Axenov
Date: 8/21/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1265


(image 117944)
(230k, 1044x702)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Route: Fan Trip
Car: R-6-3 (American Car & Foundry, 1935) 1000
Photo by: David Tropiansky
Date: 8/21/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1093


(image 113154)
(207k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Route: A
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75)
Photo by: Bob Wright
Date: 8/21/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1390


(image 113346)
(244k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Howard Beach
Route: Fan Trip
Car: R-4 (American Car & Foundry, 1932-1933) 484
Photo by: Robert Taylor
Date: 8/21/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 2368


(image 103780)
(276k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-40M (St. Louis, 1969) 4521
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Scrap
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1193


(image 103728)
(232k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: Rockaway Park Yard
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4393
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1165


(image 126937)
(305k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Route: R
Car: R-40M (St. Louis, 1969) 4544
Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 789


(image 104066)
(183k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Astoria Line
Location: Queensborough Plaza
Route: W
Car: R-160B (Option 1) (Kawasaki, 2008-2009) 9072
Photo by: Aliandro Brathwaite
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1156


(image 103727)
(269k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: Jay St./Metrotech (Borough Hall)
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Construction at Jay St.
Viewed (this week/total): 10 / 1721


(image 103711)
(223k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: 88th Street/Boyd Avenue
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 802


(image 103723)
(234k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Grant Avenue
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Platform view.
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1491


(image 103724)
(322k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Grant Avenue
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Platform view to tunnel portal.
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1748


(image 103725)
(267k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Fulton Street Line
Location: Grant Avenue
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Platform view.
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1565


(image 126936)
(262k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: 71st/Continental Aves./Forest Hills
Route: R
Car: R-40M (St. Louis, 1969) 4544
Photo by: Christopher Henderson
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 7 / 1070


(image 103717)
(192k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 98th Street/Playland
Route: S
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73)
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1280


(image 103716)
(192k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 98th Street/Playland
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: View thru "roof".
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 818


(image 103718)
(195k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 98th Street/Playland
Route: S
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73)
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 938


(image 103719)
(202k, 788x1044)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Broad Channel
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Turnstiles/exit to West Rd.
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1089


(image 103720)
(197k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Mott Avenue/Far Rockaway
Route: A
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 6140
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1196


(image 103721)
(229k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Mott Avenue/Far Rockaway
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1232


(image 103722)
(206k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Mott Avenue/Far Rockaway
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Exit from platform.
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1368


(image 103726)
(172k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Howard Beach
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73)
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2091


(image 103714)
(312k, 788x1044)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 60th Street/Straiton
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Station entrance.
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1558


(image 103715)
(240k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 60th Street/Straiton
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73) 5252
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1054


(image 103712)
(169k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 25th Street/Wavecrest
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73)
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 923


(image 103713)
(228k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Rockaway
Location: Beach 25th Street/Wavecrest
Route: A
Car: R-44 (St. Louis, 1971-73)
Photo by: Roberto C. Tobar
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1057


(image 59408)
(204k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Brooklyn Line
Location: Flatbush Avenue
Photo by: Aliandro Brathwaite
Date: 8/21/2009
Notes: Name mosaic.
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1264


(image 104070)
(256k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Junction Boulevard
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 1651
Photo by: Aliandro Brathwaite
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1223


(image 104075)
(251k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT Flushing Line
Location: Junction Boulevard
Route: 7
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 2055
Photo by: Aliandro Brathwaite
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1194


(image 50112)
(254k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: 238th Street (Nereid Avenue)
Car: R-142 (Primary Order, Bombardier, 1999-2002) 6736
Photo by: Robert Taylor
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1586


(image 50156)
(268k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: 238th Street (Nereid Avenue)
Car: R-142 (Primary Order, Bombardier, 1999-2002) 6761
Photo by: Robert Taylor
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2174


(image 50103)
(250k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: 238th Street (Nereid Avenue)
Route: 2
Car: R-142 (Primary Order, Bombardier, 1999-2002) 6480
Photo by: Robert Taylor
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1641


(image 50038)
(289k, 1044x701)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: 238th Street (Nereid Avenue)
Route: 5
Car: R-142 (Primary Order, Bombardier, 1999-2002) 6596
Photo by: Robert Taylor
Date: 8/21/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1899


(image 89857)
(348k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3571
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 8/21/2008
Notes: With R40 4168, 4197
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1502


(image 89853)
(350k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3570
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 8/21/2008
Notes: Also visible R40 4431, 4168, 4197
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 1216


(image 89852)
(304k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3570
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 8/21/2008
Notes: Also visible R40 4181
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1207


(image 89855)
(324k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: 207th Street Yard
Car: R-40 (St. Louis, 1968) 4430
Photo by: David-Paul Gerber
Date: 8/21/2008
Notes: Also visible R40 4190
Viewed (this week/total): 9 / 1673


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