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Date: October 9, 1954
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33003
Description: Automobiles wait behind new automatic crossing gates at the Wantagh Avenue Long Island Rail Road crossing. The Wantagh Hotel and restaurant is seen at left, just beyond the tracks.
Date: May 8, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33319
Description: Mr. William Cedzich, president of the Richmond Hill Taxpayers Association, stands beneath the elevated structure near the Woodhaven LIRR station.
Date: May 8, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33249
Description: Mr. William Cedzich, president of the Richmond Hill Taxpayers Association, examines broken glass blocks at the Woodhaven LIRR station.
Date: May 8, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33291
Description: Windows are vandalized in the dilapidated Woodhaven station.
Date: May 8, 1956
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33412
Description: Mr. William Cedzich, president of the Richmond Hill Taxpayers Association, looks through broken glass blocks at the Woodhaven LIRR station.
Date: December 7, 1976
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22842
Description: A close-up view of the Long Island Rail Road overpass where crumbling sections of concrete were causing a dangerous situation on the road below.
Date: December 7, 1976
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:22863
Description: This stretch of 71st Avenue under the Long Island Rail Road overpass was closed due to falling chunks of concrete.
Date: August 7, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16620
Description: Suffolk County Executive John V.N. Klein hammers home a ceremonial gold-colored spike to mark the opening of a new section of elevated tracks on the LIRR between Amityville and Lindenhurst. Watching a ... More
Date: August 7, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:16670
Description: Metropolitan Transit Authority Chairman William J. Ronan (at right) speaks at a ceremony marking the opening of a new elevated line on the Long Island Rail Road from Amityville to Lindenhurst.
Date: January 7, 1972
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31940
Description: This view of the Long Island Rail Road's main line, east of Union Turnpike, shows construction work on a high-rise apartment tower Samuel Lefrak plans to build over the train tracks.
Date: March 6, 1973
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:32825
Description: Long Island Rail Road workers use a crane to hoist a derailed train back on the tracks near Mills Pond Road.
Date: January 6, 1969
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31164
Description: A passenger train runs on the Long Island Rail Road's Long Beach branch after the trestle was reopened. It had been closed for repairs after being hit by an oil barge.
Date: January 6, 1968
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:33255
Description: These abandoned Long Island Rail Road tracks of the old Rockaway Beach division are the route of a proposed high-speed rail link to John F. Kennedy International Airport. The print is accompanied by a ... More
Date: April 5, 1963
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31373
Description: A converted passenger car serves as a temporary ticket office and waiting room after the Long Island Rail Road's Hempstead station was damaged by fire.
Date: August 5, 1960
Type: black and white print; digital image
Identifier: aql:31317
Description: Long island Rail Road maintenance workers use an industrial-strength vacuum to clean litter from the track beds at the Jamaica station.