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(image 138006)
(63k, 724x486)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: West 4th Street/Washington Square
Route: D
Car: R-68 (Westinghouse-Amrail, 1986-1988)
Photo by: Wilfredo Castillo
Date: 12/14/2012
Notes: Waiting north of W 4th due to police investigation.
Viewed (this week/total): 8 / 1919


(image 119312)
(250k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East 180th Street Yard
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 950


(image 115985)
(271k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Cypress Hills
Route: J
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8345
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1188


(image 115984)
(249k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Cypress Hills
Route: J
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8612
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1559


(image 119310)
(213k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: Woodhaven Boulevard
Route: J
Car: R-160A-1 (Alstom, 2005-2008, 4 car sets) 8652
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1632


(image 118999)
(253k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: BMT Nassau Street/Jamaica Line
Location: 121st Street
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1882


(image 120822)
(196k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Artwork: See It Split, See It Change, Doug Starn/Mike Starn (2007).
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1519


(image 120821)
(258k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Artwork: See It Split, See It Change, Doug Starn/Mike Starn (2007).
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1503


(image 119311)
(236k, 1044x699)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT White Plains Road Line
Location: East 180th Street
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1057


(image 119313)
(197k, 1044x699)
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) 6706
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1366


(image 119314)
(245k, 1044x699)
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) 6720
Photo by: John Dooley
Date: 12/14/2010
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1473


(image 108655)
(176k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002) 8213
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 866


(image 108652)
(162k, 1044x788)
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) 8464
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 888


(image 108657)
(217k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002) 8216
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 711


(image 108656)
(144k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002) 8112
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 669


(image 108651)
(168k, 1044x788)
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) 8396
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 721


(image 108649)
(138k, 1044x788)
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) 8393
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 1186


(image 108665)
(171k, 1044x788)
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) 8428
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 1012


(image 108654)
(149k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002) 8157
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 764


(image 108658)
(165k, 1044x788)
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) 8373
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1099


(image 108661)
(146k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4803
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 698


(image 108660)
(230k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4814
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 681


(image 108664)
(216k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4815
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 724


(image 108653)
(158k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4837
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 871


(image 108648)
(177k, 1044x788)
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) 8420
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 849


(image 108650)
(190k, 1044x788)
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) 8461
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 791


(image 108659)
(152k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-143 (Kawasaki, 2001-2002) 8312
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 853


(image 108662)
(167k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4802
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 0 / 655


(image 108663)
(239k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Location: East New York Yard/Shops
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4802
Photo by: Robert Mencher
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 1 / 882


(image 108843)
(201k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 190th Street/Overlook Terrace
Route: A
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3407
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1182


(image 108844)
(216k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 8th Avenue Line
Location: 207th Street
Route: A
Car: R-46 (Pullman-Standard, 1974-75) 6138
Photo by: Glenn L. Rowe
Date: 12/14/2009
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 986


(image 95045)
(148k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 23rd Street
Route: F
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3715
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1696


(image 95046)
(150k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 23rd Street
Route: F
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3714
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1435


(image 95049)
(123k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 23rd Street
Route: Museum Train Service (V)
Car: R-1 (American Car & Foundry, 1930-1931) 100
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1824


(image 95047)
(121k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: 42nd Street/Bryant Park
Route: Museum Train Service (V)
Car: R-1 (American Car & Foundry, 1930-1931) 100
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2497


(image 95044)
(128k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND 6th Avenue Line
Location: Broadway/Lafayette
Route: Museum Train Service (V)
Car: R-9 (Pressed Steel, 1940) 1802
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1940


(image 94404)
(180k, 620x820)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: 63rd Drive/Rego Park
Photo by: Bill E.
Date: 12/14/2008
Notes: Entrance to the 63rd Drive station with a dance school, shoe repair, florist, key maker, barber shop, and a jewelry store inside it.
Viewed (this week/total): 4 / 3093


(image 95042)
(129k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Queens Plaza
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3665
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 2 / 1554


(image 95043)
(143k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: Queens Plaza
Route: E
Car: R-32 (Budd, 1964) 3611
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1988


(image 95050)
(123k, 820x620)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IND Queens Boulevard Line
Location: 5th Avenue/53rd Street
Route: E
Car: R-42 (St. Louis, 1969-1970) 4760
Photo by: Gary Chatterton
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1839


(image 95379)
(320k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Artwork: See It Split, See It Change, Doug Starn/Mike Starn (2007).
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 1861


(image 95380)
(269k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1946


(image 95384)
(278k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1897


(image 95378)
(311k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Artwork: See It Split, See It Change, Doug Starn/Mike Starn (2007).
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1864


(image 95381)
(246k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2028


(image 95375)
(184k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 1823


(image 95374)
(243k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2648


(image 95386)
(251k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Car: R-62A (Bombardier, 1984-1987) 2322
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 5 / 2867


(image 95377)
(238k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Viewed (this week/total): 3 / 2353


(image 95376)
(261k, 1044x788)
Country: United States
City: New York
System: New York City Transit
Line: IRT West Side Line
Location: South Ferry (New Station)
Photo by: Michael Pompili
Date: 12/14/2008
Artwork: See It Split, See It Change, Doug Starn/Mike Starn (2007).
Viewed (this week/total): 6 / 1716


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